Tag: Greece

Athens bomb blast killed one and injured two

A 15-year-old Afghan boy was killed when a powerful bomb exploded in front of an institute for training public officials in the west of Athens late on Sunday, police and local media reported. The bomb also left his mother and younger…

Left-wing Greek group claims Athens bomb attacks

A Greek extremist group “The Fire Conspiracy Cells” on Monday claimed responsibility for three bomb attacks which caused minor damage but no injuries in Athens during the last week.

New outbreaks of civil unrest against austerity measures for Greece

Greek police used fire gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against government austerity measures in Athens on Thursday. Reportedly, nearly 20,000 demonstrators chanting slogans marched towards the parliament building in Syntagma square. The rioters lobbed petrol bombs at police and vandalised shops, banks and…

Germans say euro zone may have to expel Greece: poll

BERLIN (Reuters) – A majority of Germans want debt-ridden Greece to be thrown out of the euro zone if necessary and more than two-thirds oppose handing Athens billions of euros in credit, a poll published on Sunday showed.

Greek deficit ‘endangers’ euro, EU commission says

EUObserver: Soaring public deficits in euro countries such as Greece weaken the credibility and “endanger” the cohesion of the common currency, according to a leaked European Commission paper. Meanwhile, the Greek finance minister has rejected speculation that his country might…

Worldwide Political Polls

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Poland’s Civic Platform (PO) party maintains a commanding lead over the opposition, according to a poll by GfK Polonia published in Rzeczpospolita. 49 per cent of respondents would vote for the governing party in the…