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  • Greece: New bailout 'out of the question'

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful...

  • Greece: Gay partnership delay draws protests

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Gay rights protesters gathered outside Greece's parliament late Friday after the government said it would delay legislation allowing civil unions for same-sex couples. The decision came despite a European court ruling that found Greece has been discriminating against gays....

  • Greek lawmaker gets jail leave for city seat

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The jailed spokesman of Greece's extreme right Golden Party was been granted a brief leave from prison on Friday to take up his seat on Athens' new city council, after the party won 16 percent of the capital's vote capital in May municipal elections. Parliament member...

  • Fire in Greece abates after threatening 4 villages

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have brought under partial control a large forest fire that threatened villages near a major archaeological site in the south of the country. The fire brigade says that nearly 200 firefighters and soldiers are striving overnight to fully extinguish the...

  • Greek archaeologists enter large underground tomb

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity. The Culture Ministry said Monday that archaeologists have partially investigated the...



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