ATHENS Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament on Sunday as tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens to protest ahead of next week's parliamentary vote to ratify a name deal with Macedonia. | Video
By George Georgiopoulos, Abhinav Ramnarayan and Virginia
ATHENS Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to survive a parliamentary vote of confidence on Wednesday after his right-wing coalition partner quit in disagreement over a deal that aims to end a years-long name dispute with Macedonia.
ATHENS An explosive device wounded a police officer and a civilian when it detonated outside a church in central Athens early on Thursday, shortly before liturgy was due to start and without warning, police and state media said. | Video
ATHENS Famar, a contract manufacturer to pharmaceutical industries, has completed a 174 million euro ($197 million) debt restructuring and secured new funds from private equity-backed Pillarstone to strengthen its capital position.
ATHENS Greece's economy expanded for a ninth straight quarter in July-to-September and at a faster pace than the previous quarter, mainly driven by stronger consumer spending, government data showed on Tuesday.
ATHENS, Nov 30 Greece's largest lender Piraeus
Bank on Friday reported a stronger profit for the
July-to-September period compared to the second quarter, helped
by higher commission income and lower operating costs.
* Alpha reports profit of 41.1 mln on lower provisions,
(Adds details, CEO comments)
ATHENS Greece's third-largest lender Eurobank agreed a 780 million euro (690.97 million pounds) deal to buy Grivalia Properties to boost the bank's capital and speed up the reduction of bad loans, sending both shares sharply higher.
ATHENS, Oct 23 National Bank (NBG), Greece's
second-largest lender will ask European Union competition
authorities for more time to complete planned asset sales under
an EU-approved restructuring plan, two bankers close to the