ANYONE who has travelled to Greece or even eaten at a Greek restaurant in the United States may have received well-meaning advice from wine-loving friends: Don't drink the retsina...

[LONDON] Euro zone bond yields slid on Monday after weak Chinese data and the threat of a new election in Greece increased risk aversion, while investors awaited further clarity from Tuesday's...

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IF A COUNTRY has a problem with its banks, the thing to do is to come up with a strategy and execute it swiftly. The trouble with Greece is that it has too many plans - and is taking too long to...

[ATHENS] Greece is trying to avert the possible closure of Europe's biggest nickel producer Larco and is looking at ways to ensure there are no interruptions to its electricity supply, a Greek...

[ATHENS] Greece's third-largest lender Eurobank has a deal to buy Grivalia Properties in an all-share acquisition that values the real estate firm at 780 million euros (S$1.21 billion), the bank...

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US policymakers and world financial markets are surprisingly calm about the deepening Italian economic crisis. Italy's economy is 10 times larger than Greece's. If it fails, the euro cannot...

[ATHEMS] Yiannis, a 51-year-old owner of an online Greek food-delivery company in Athens, is struggling to keep his business going because he can't find enough funding...

AFTER years of stinging austerity measures, Greece emerged on Monday from its third and last bailout, although officials warn the country still has a "long way to go"...

[ATHENS] A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Greece on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

[FRANKFURT] Germany has earned some 2.9 billion euros (S$4.6 billion) since 2010 on Greek debt bought to help the struggling country, a government report seen by AFP showed Thursday.