Greek leaders just can't please anyone. Thousands protested in Athens this week after Greek politicians, trying to win a massive European bailout, finally accepted a new round of job and spending cuts. Then, European ministers declared late Thursday that the controversial austerity plan doesn't go far enough. They gave Athens' divided parliament a week to come up with another $430 million in savings — in exchange for a new $170 billion bailout that Greece needs to avoid defaulting on its debt.
Workers massed in downtown Athens and other cities in Greece as outraged citizens expressed fury at their government's proposed spending cuts, intended to cut down Greece's massive budget deficit by a third. Read Post
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace. Read Post
Today, massive protests in Athens are targeting the government's push for more austerity measures. Last night, European Union leaders failed to come to a deal on the next bailout for Greece. That bailout has now been pushed back to ... Read Post