February 10, 2012 Four Greek Cabinet ministers have resigned in opposition to austerity measures. The uncertainty has driven down the euro and led to fiery protests on the streets of Athens.
February 9, 2012 The indebted nation needed to agree to more cuts in pensions and other programs. Now it's in line to receive about $173 billion more in financial aid.
January 30, 2012 Whether throwing it, dumping it or serving it, protesters have used food to express their discontent with public figures for centuries. The delivery of 500 tacos to a Connecticut mayor's office is just the latest incarnation.
December 13, 2011 The author of a new Greek cookbook that features recipes from the meager days of World War II says the book resonates with Greeks today who want to make more with less.
November 4, 2011 Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote, but he vowed to start a coalition government and step down if necessary. The vote also means the risk of a Greek default — and by extension a potential world economic crisis — has receded.
November 3, 2011 Prime Minister George Papanedreou's call for a referendum on a bailout package that would require harsh austerity measures had ripped apart the government and brought criticism from other leaders. Papanedreou reversed himself in a speech to parliament.
November 2, 2011 George Papandreou framed an upcoming referendum on a bailout package as a choice on European Union membership.
November 2, 2011 Financial markets are watching what happens in the French resort, where European leaders plan to grill Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou over his plan to have a referendum on a bailout package aimed at shoring up his nation.
October 14, 2011 It seems unlikely that Greece will be able to avoid defaulting on its loans. The real question is how the default will happen — will it be clean and organized or messy and catastrophic.The nightmare scenario Greece most wants to avoid is what happened in Argentina.