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Former Greek PM Papademos recovering well after booby-trap blast


ATHENS Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was recovering well from injuries caused by a booby-trapped package exploding in his car on Thursday, with doctors saying he would stay in hospital for two more days.

Booby-trap blast injures former Greek PM Papademos

ATHENS A former Greek prime minister was injured when a booby-trapped package exploded in his car in central Athens on Thursday in the worst act of violence targeting politicians in the crisis-hit country for several years.

World, May 25 2017

Greece shrugs off debt relief delay, seems confident of deal

ATHENS The Greek government on Tuesday appeared calm after its lenders failed to agree on debt relief for the crisis-hit nation, saying it was confident a deal could be brokered in the next three weeks. | Video

May 23 2017

Euro zone ministers eye Greek debt deal with IMF, new loans decision in June

BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers failed to agree on debt relief for Greece with the International Monetary Fund on Monday and did not release new loans to Athens, but came close enough in talks to aim for both deals at their next meeting in three weeks. | Video

IMF, Campaign Finance May 22 2017

German government at odds with itself over Greek debt relief

BERLIN Germany's coalition government split along party lines on Monday over the question of debt relief for Greece ahead of a crunch meeting in Brussels to tackle the thorny issue.

Germany May 22 2017

Greek parliament approves more austerity to unlock bailout funds, debt relief

ATHENS Greek lawmakers approved pension cuts and tax hikes on Thursday sought by the country's lenders to unlock vital financial aid, as angry demonstrators protested outside parliament over new austerity, the latest since the country plunged into crisis seven years ago. | Video

World, May 19 2017

Factbox: Greece legislates measures to wrap up bailout review, get more aid

Greek lawmakers approved an omnibus bill late on Thursday, required by the country's official lenders to conclude a crucial bailout review and release more aid to the debt-ridden country.

World, May 18 2017

Greeks, in nationwide strike, demand end to evermore austerity

ATHENS Thousands of Greeks walked off their jobs on Wednesday and marched through central Athens in an angry protest against continued austerity measures being demanded by international lenders in exchange for disbursing bailout funds. | Video

World, May 17 2017

In Greece's deepening financial crisis, one family's struggle

ATHENS Seven years into Greece's deepening economic crisis, those living on the breadline have been hit hard.

World, May 17 2017

China's Xi offers indebted Greece strong support

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the prime minister of deeply indebted Greece strong support on Saturday, saying the two countries should expand cooperation in infrastructure, energy and telecommunications.

World, May 13 2017

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