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Greek election campaign heats up


Greece's election campaign warmed up on Thursday as the conservatives released a new alarmist campaign ad and police sought a neo-Nazi MP over an assault of two female lawmakers live on TV.

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Biggest Greek bank warns of dire euro exit fallout


If Greece left the euro, living standards would plummet, incomes would be slashed by more than half, and inflation and unemployment would skyrocket, the National Bank of Greece warned on Tuesday.


Greek sex industry battered by economic storm


Greece's once-thriving sex industry has become the latest victim of the country's debt crisis as Greeks spend less on erotic toys, pornography and titillating underwear.

About 50 people, almost all y

Greek burglars cash in as savers flee banks


Andreas and Emilia Karabalis, who are both 80, feared their bank in Greece would collapse, so they withdrew their 80,000 euros savings and stashed it at home for safety.

Days later, the thieves came

Greek election set for June 17


Greece will go to the polls for the second time in less than two months on June 17, the country's state-run news agency said on Wednesday, as fears grew of more instability over the country's eurozone

Greek president calls for technocrat government

Greece's president called Monday for talks on a technocrat government, seeking to resolve the crisis over a tough EU-IMF debt bailout which risks forcing the country into new elections and out of the

Greek crisis deepens with no breakthrough in coalition talks


Greek political party leaders emerged late Sunday from emergency cabinet talks with no breakthrough in sight, raising the prospect of new elections that could scupper reforms and force the country out

Greek President makes last push to avert elections


Greece's president will meet party leaders on Sunday in a final bid to cobble together a coalition and avert a repeat election, but the veteran politician's effort looked set to fail because of deep s

Greece votes as anxious eurozone looks on


Greeks voted on Sunday in a tough-to-predict general election that threatened to turn the crisis-hit country's old political system on its head and bring eurozone turmoil back with a vengeance.


For rent Greek policemen available for 30 euros an hour


The cash-strapped Greek state is now looking to a new way of raising revenues -- renting out its policemen at an hourly rate of 30 euros, with patrol cars going for 10 euros more.

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