Greece: Demand for guns up over worries for personal safety
Desperate times are fuelling an unprecedented crime wave in Greece. Criminals are targeting Greek homes and attacking pensioners. Worries over personal safety have fuelled the demand for hunting rifles for protection.
Europe: Greece: Teachers Abandon Strike Plan
Greek high school teachers on Thursday called off a strike after the government essentially banned it by enacting an emergency law that threatened strikers with arrest or dismissal.
Greek Public-Sector Strike Fizzles
A Greek strike over education cutbacks failed to draw widespread participation, underscoring weakening public support for Greece's once-powerful labor movement.
Greek Minister Sees Signs of Recovery
Greece's crisis-ravaged economy is beginning to turn the corner while the country's efforts to mend its public finances could allow it to return to financial markets as early as next year, the country's finance minister said.
Greek Lawmaker Accused of Swinging at Athens Mayor
A lawmaker in Greece’s right-wing Golden Dawn party was accused of trying to punch the mayor of Athens, but missing and hitting a 12-year-old girl instead.
Austerity in Greece impacting on human rights warns UN expert
That’s the opinion of a United Nations expert who warned yesterday that some of the austerity measures imposed on the Greek economy undermine Greek citizens’ access to jobs, health, water and energy.