THESSALONIKI, Greece Printing campaign leaflets that look like funeral announcements and handing out coffin-shaped car fresheners, a Greek undertaker is using gallows humour to win votes in a city council election.
IOANNINA, Greece He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing.
ATHENS Greek lawmakers on Wednesday approved tax breaks and bonuses for pensioners in the crisis-hit nation, days before elections, rowing back on some austerity mandated by international bailouts.
ATHENS, May 15 Greek lawmakers on Wednesday
approved tax breaks and bonuses for pensioners in the crisis-hit
nation, days before elections, rowing back on some austerity
mandated by international bailouts.
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced tax cuts and pledged to reinstate a benefit for low income pensioners among other "relief measures", weeks before municipal and European Parliament elections.
ATHENS Greece's leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate.
ATHENS Greek artist Virginia Axioti's work is seen by thousands of people every week, but none of it is digital. | Video
ATHENS The Greek parliament voted on Wednesday to launch a diplomatic campaign to press Germany to cough up billions of euros in damages for the Nazi occupation of the country in World War Two, an issue Berlin says was settled long ago.
ATHENS Greece's potential next prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, says he plans to unblock privatisations, cut taxes and enact meaningful reforms to attract investment, increase state efficiency and make the pension system viable.
ATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been implementing his re-election strategy to the letter over the past six months, steering Greece out of a humiliating bailout and resolving a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Macedonia.