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.
June 28, 2011 "The overwhelming smell is one of tear gas," the BBC's Jon Sopel reports from Athens, where a 48-hour general strike has begun and protesters have taken to the streets. They're angry about new austerity measures.
June 22, 2011 About 11,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in Minot, N.D. And flooding continues to the south in other states.
June 21, 2011 Greeks are watching anxiously to see if their government survives. Meanwhile, a ratings agency has warned again of the danger of default.
June 17, 2011 The leaders of Germany and France are discussing further assistance for Greece, as they aim to keep that country from defaulting on its debts.
June 15, 2011 Angry about the government's austerity plans, thousands took to the streets.
May 19, 2010 A dog shows up at the protests in Greece. ALL of the protests in Greece.
May 12, 2010 Paul Krugman disagrees with TOTN guest David Leonhardt.