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Athens (Greece)

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  • Political resignations and general strikes hit Greece

     
    As the Greece Parliament prepares to vote on austerity measures, the nation sees a nationwide strike and a wave of Cabinet resignations over demands by the European Union for ever-deeper spending cuts....
  • Greek parliament approves new spending cuts amid protests

     
    As thousands of protestors took to the streets and violence ripped through central Athens, Greece’s parliament on Sunday approved yet another round of punishing public spending cuts to secure international rescue funds and ease fears of a calamitous...
  • Greek leaders agree to new spending cuts in bid to avert default

     
    Greek political leaders reached an agreement Thursday on more austerity cuts in order to qualify for a second international bailout. The agreement came after weeks of tortuous talks and will help avert a potential sovereign default next month....
  • Can this relationship be saved? A German in Greece gives her take

     
    Germany, Greece, euro, European Union, economy: Edit Engelmann might be uniquely suited to sort through the Greek-German discord. Engelmann is a German who came to Greece for love, marrying a Greek man and relocating to Athens four years ago. Her book...
  • Robbers steal priceless artifacts from Greek museum; Minister quits

     
    Armed robbers steal dozens of priceless artifacts from a museum in Ancient Olympia in Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The robbers overpowered the sole night guard on duty, raising questions about the cash-strapped Greek state's ability to...
  • Large majority of investors takes up Greece's bond-swap offer, helping Athens avoid default

     
    More than 85% of private holders of Greek debt agree to participate in a bond-swap scheme to relieve Athens' staggering load of public debt. The deal will allow Greece to secure a second international bailout and avoid imminent default....
  • MHSAA Division 4 State Track and Field Results

    MHSAA Division 4 State Track and Field Results
    These are the results of the MHSAA Division 4 Lower Peninsula Boys Track and Field finals held at Jenison High School. TEAM SCORING - Albion 48; Big Rapids Crossroads Academy 48; Muskegon Catholic Central 46; Reading 42; Centreville 40; Pewamo-Westphalia...
  • Photos: Clashes in Athens over Greek debt crisis

    <b>Photos: </b>Clashes in Athens over Greek debt crisis
  • Community Commentary: 'American exceptionalism' will prevail

    I believe that due to American exceptionalism, the United States is on the verge of another dramatic period of economic growth. Our nation is far from perfect, but we learn from our mistakes, change dramatically and move on. After three years of failed...
  • Quick Hits: Bicyclists get some room on the road

    Bike riders in La CaƱada Flintridge soon will be able to enjoy approximately 3.5 miles of bikeway that the city has planned for roadways south of Foothill Boulevard. Complete with road signs and markers and featuring lane striping on busier portions,...
  • Review: 'The Unexpected Guest' from Sands Theater Company

    Review: 'The Unexpected Guest' from Sands Theater Company
    THE UNEXPECTED GUEST: One of the nice things about Agatha Christie's Unexpected Guest is how expected so much of it is. There's a reason in the publishing world such mysteries are called "cozies." The mysterious butler. The mysterious stranger. The...
  • U.S. Military: Errors Caused the Death of Airman Jimmy Hansen, of Athens

    U.S. Military: Errors Caused the Death of Airman Jimmy Hansen, of Athens
    A report just released by the U.S. Air Force concludes that a combination of military errors played a role in the death of Senior Airman James or "Jimmy" Hansen, of Athens, near Battle Creek. In a 29-page report, the U.S. Air Force Ground Accident...