Greece http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19575/all en Unrest in North Africa, the Middle East could help southern Europe's tourism industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110325/southern-europe-tourism-economy <p> Tourism could help struggling economies, but analysts wonder whether it will rebound for the long term.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110325/southern-europe-tourism-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Greece IMF Portugal Travel/Tourism Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Spain Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:47:00 +0000 Joanna Kakissis 5633299 at http://www.globalpost.com 5 lessons for the United States from the Greek debt crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110327/greece-debt-crisis-lessons <p> While Americans worry about a Greek-style debt crisis, Greeks feel the world should be more concerned about a U.S. default than the plight of their own small country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110327/greece-debt-crisis-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Greece Debt Crisis Europe Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:16:00 +0000 George Mesthos 5633599 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece teeters on the precipice of debt restructuring http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110504/greece-debt-restructuring-eu-imf <p> ATHENS &mdash; Economists agree: Greece must do more to avoid catastrophic debt restructuring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110504/greece-debt-restructuring-eu-imf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis Greece IMF Business Debt Crisis Europe Spain Wed, 04 May 2011 17:31:00 +0000 Anthee Carassava 5642417 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece strikes turn violent as IMF, EU visit Athens to assess bailout (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110511/greece-bailout-economy-strikes-athens-video <p> Vassilis Theodorakopoulos, a 53-year-old state-employed dental technician, told the WSJ that he was protesting a 20 percent cut in his salary, as well as a plan to expand the working week for public servants from from 37.5 hours to 40 hours &mdash; in line with the private sector.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110511/greece-bailout-economy-strikes-athens-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Greece IMF World Leaders Europe Global Economy Wed, 11 May 2011 18:26:11 +0000 News Desk 5644126 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece wants to sell state property, but can it? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110602/greece-state-assets-sale-debt-crisis <p> ATHENS &mdash; Greece has failed to raise a single cent from plans to sell off state companies and public property.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110602/greece-state-assets-sale-debt-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece IMF Business Debt Crisis Europe Politics Fri, 03 Jun 2011 10:24:00 +0000 Anthee Carassava 5648856 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece is downgraded by S&P to lowest-rated country in the world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110613/greece-downgraded-sp-lowest-credit-rating-world <p> The credit downgrade to the least-creditworthy nation in the world comes at a difficult time for Greece, which is trying to persuade legislators to accept new and unpopular austerity measures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110613/greece-downgraded-sp-lowest-credit-rating-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Greece Business Debt Crisis Europe Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:26:30 +0000 News Desk 5651002 at http://www.globalpost.com Greek PM offers resignation amid violent riots (UPDATES) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110615/greece-strike-athens-papandreou-economy-austerity-measures <p> Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in Athens as the main public- and private-sector unions staged a 24-hour strike.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110615/greece-strike-athens-papandreou-economy-austerity-measures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece Labor Union Europe Global Economy Wed, 15 Jun 2011 10:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5651321 at http://www.globalpost.com Earth to euro zone: do something http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110620/euro-zone-crisis-greece-jean-claude-juncker <p> BERLIN &mdash; So what should Europe&rsquo;s politicians be doing?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110620/euro-zone-crisis-greece-jean-claude-juncker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Global Economic Crisis Greece World Leaders Business Debt Crisis Europe Germany Mon, 20 Jun 2011 17:57:00 +0000 David Wroe 5652350 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece prepares to sell billions of dollars of state assets to get bailout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110620/greece-sell-assets-euro-zone-bailout <p> In March of last year, Greece was urged to consider selling some of its islands as an answer to its mounting debt problem, a step that the country is nearing as it prepares to sell billions of dollars of state assets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110620/greece-sell-assets-euro-zone-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Greece Business Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Tue, 21 Jun 2011 00:29:00 +0000 News Desk 5652450 at http://www.globalpost.com What London and Athens have in common http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110621/uk-greece-strikes-budget-cuts <p> LONDON &mdash; British public sector employees are planning to strike to stop the government from cutting their wages and pensions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110621/uk-greece-strikes-budget-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece World Leaders Debt Crisis Europe United Kingdom Wed, 22 Jun 2011 10:45:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5652665 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece: Papandreou survives confidence vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110622/greece-papandreou-survives-confidence-vote <p> The euro weakened Wednesday on concern that Papandreou will not be able to pass the austerity measures despite winning the confidence vote, Bloomberg reports.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110622/greece-papandreou-survives-confidence-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece World Leaders Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Wed, 22 Jun 2011 05:32:32 +0000 News Desk 5652807 at http://www.globalpost.com Photos: Greece in revolt http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5652948 ATHENS — From baby dolls to nooses. Greece Debt Crisis Europe Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:27:25 +0000 Milos Bicanski 5652948 at http://www.globalpost.com Top 10: Things you didn't know about Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110624/top-10-greek-prime-minister-george-papandreou <p> Here are some other surprising things you probably didn&#39;t know about the leader at the center of the European debt crisis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110624/top-10-greek-prime-minister-george-papandreou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Greece World Leaders Debt Crisis Europe Politics Global Economy Sat, 25 Jun 2011 12:19:20 +0000 News Desk 5655098 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel warns foreign journalists not to participate in Gaza flotilla http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/110626/israel-warns-journalists-not-participa <p> Journalists said they should be allowed to cover a legitimate news story, but Israel said that the media would be involved in an illegal breach of its naval blockade of a hostile territory ruled by a terrorist group</p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/110626/israel-warns-journalists-not-participa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Turkey Conflict Zones War Europe Ireland Israel and Palestine Middle East Turkey Mon, 27 Jun 2011 02:15:00 +0000 News Desk 5660662 at http://www.globalpost.com European leaders refuse to discuss "plan B" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110627/greece-bailout-euro-zone <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; It&rsquo;s inconceivable that policymakers aren&rsquo;t looking ahead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110627/greece-bailout-euro-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece Debt Crisis Europe Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:11:00 +0000 Teri Schultz 5660826 at http://www.globalpost.com