An earthquake rattled Athens on Wednesday, causing buildings to shake for several seconds, Reuters witnesses said.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, police and fire brigade officials said, and the streets of
The Greek parliament approved legislation late on Thursday to boost private investment, a key condition to get the crisis-struck country out of its worst-ever peacetime recession.
The new investment incentive law aims to cut red t
The International Monetary Fund has relaxed its debt-cutting target for Greece and only a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) gap remains to be filled for a vital aid installment to be paid, Greece's finance minister said.
Greece's ruling coalition appointed economist Yannis Stournaras as the country's new finance minister, the prime minister's office said on Tuesday.
"Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has decided to name Athens University economics professor a
Asry, a leading rig and ship repair yard, will showcase its unrivalled experience in the region plus the results of the $188 million expansion, now in its final phase, at leading shipping exhibition in Athens.
Posidonia 2012 opens tomorrow
Attempts to form a government in Greece collapsed on Tuesday, jolting financial markets at the prospect leftists opposed to the terms of an EU bailout could sweep to victory and nudge the euro zone crisis into a dangerous new phase.
Greece averted on Friday the immediate risk of an uncontrolled default, winning strong acceptance from its private creditors for a bond swap deal which will ease its massive public debt and clear the way for a new international bailout.
A Greek tanker carrying more than 2,000 tonnes of oil and diesel sank west of Athens on Monday and one person on board was unaccounted for, authorities said, adding that no oil spills had been spotted so far.
Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air, in a major cost-cutting measure, has decided to close four of its biggest under performing routes - Syrian captal Damascus, Athens (Greece), Milan (Italy) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from next month.