"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
Greece is feeling the first wave of 2017's refugee harvest, but camps on its Aegean islands are already full and the country is ill-prepared to take any more people without help.
Thousands of elderly Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against further pension cuts currently being negotiated.
The European Union is turning 60.
Business Line assesses the state of the Greek economy as eurozone finance ministers agree to the next step on releasing further bailout loans.
EU Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says a crucial Greek bailout review is making progress, but more steps are needed.
Queues stretched down the street outside Athens banks on Thursday, as pensioners waited to collect their Christmas bonus payments from the government.
Greece has snubbed its international lenders and legislated plans to give low-income pensioners a pre-Christmas payoff.
The eurozone's bailout fund has suspended Greece's short-term debt relief over Athens unapproved December payout to pensioners.
It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.
Analysts see it as an attempt to shore up his government's popularity and speed up reforms Athens has agreed to implement under its latest international bailout deal.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has reshuffled the cabinet, notably moving out a number of ministers who have opposed bailout reforms.
A demonstration against the Greek government’s handling of the migrant crisis turned violent on the island of Chios on Wednesday night (September 14).
EU finance ministers are pushing Greece to press ahead with reforms so it can receive 2.8 billion euros bailout cash from the EU and International Monetary Fund by the end of October.
The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.
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Greece has at times in the past seven years seemed like a sacrificial lamb on the altar of a strong euro, with its people being asked to suffer for past government incompetence or worse that put the e
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.
Vassiliki and Kostis got married in 2008, but it was only about a year ago that they had their first child.
The Greek capital saw a third day of rallies as the parliament prepared to vote on a series of reforms including tax hikes and pension cuts. Athens is hoping to push through the reforms required by th
Greek tax and pension reforms have to be approved by the country's lawmakers on Sunday if Athens is to get the next, previously delayed, tranche of more than five billion euros of bailout cash.
Greece has ground to a near halt with the start of a 48-hour general strike on Friday morning (May 6). The country’s largest private and public