Opinion

Why the debt deal with the EU is bad for Greece

The new Eurogroup agreement commits Greece to 40 more years of austerity and supervision.

Jerome Roos

by Jerome Roos

Jerome Roos

Europe

Refugees trapped at Greece-Macedonia border

For the refugees living rough in Greece, there is no water, let alone hope, amid an atmosphere of increasing hostility towards new arrivals in Europe.

Europe

Greece: Mixed feelings about the years of austerity

Originally intended to last only two years, Greece's eight-year austerity programme is seen by many as having caused more harm than good.

Greece

Greece's crisis-hit poor: 'No one was bailed out here'

The ruling Syriza party has defended its approach to Greece's economic crisis amid criticism from workers and the poor.

Greece's crisis-hit poor: 'No one was bailed out here'

Europe

Greece declared fit for markets after 8 years of austerity

Eurozone extends debt repayment, but strict supervision on spending and reforms will remain for 40 years.

Greece declared fit for markets after 8 years of austerity

Greece

Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change

Foreign ministers sign deal in Greek village that would see Macedonia change its name to Republic of Northern Macedonia.

Europe

Greek PM Tsipras survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

Greek MPs reject censure motion brought by the main opposition party over a deal to change the name of Macedonia.

Greek PM Tsipras survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

The Far Right

Calls for coup, firing squads: Greek far right angry at name deal

Far-right parties, groups and newspapers have responded to North Macedonia name deal with outrage.

Calls for coup, firing squads: Greek far right angry at name deal

Inside Story

Macedonia: What's in a name?

Protests in Greece and Macedonia over a new name for Macedonia.

Greece

Greek government faces censure over Macedonia deal

Some Greeks feel like it is difficult to change the name of a nation because it has more to do with identity than law.

Greek government faces censure over Macedonia deal

Greece

Greek Muslims caught between civil and Islamic law

Greece is the only European country to preserve a bifurcated legal system in which Islamic and Greek civil law coexist.

Greece's Muslims seek reform between civil and religious laws

Europe

Severna Macedonia is born: Athens and Skopje announce 'name' deal

Prime Ministers Tsipras and Zaev say they have agreed on 'Northern Macedonia' as the new name for small Balkan country.

Severna Macedonia is born: Athens and Skopje announce 'name' deal

Opinion

Why is Macedonia changing its name?

A resolution of the Macedonia name dispute is the good news the Balkans badly needed.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Greece

Turkey halts migrant re-admission deal with Greece

Days after Greece released Turkish soldiers from prison, Turkey suspends migrant return deal.

Turkey halts migrant re-admission deal with Greece

Greece

In Macedonia, Greece is torn between history and realpolitik

Thousands of Greeks took to the streets to protest a deal between Athens and Skopje on a name change.

In Macedonia, Greece is torn between history and realpolitik