Greek Party Syriza Is Supporting Mass Protests Against Its Own Government
Major Greek unions have called a 24-hour strike and demonstrations in protest at austerity measures agreed by Syriza in exchange for fresh bailout funds. And the Syriza government is right behind them.
A German Company Will Control 14 Greek Airports as Bailout Conditions Force Privatization
Fraport AG, which runs Frankfurt Airport, is set to buy rights to the airports for 40 years in an agreement worth 1.23 billion euros ($1.37 billion).
Greece Approves Creditors' Reforms to Protest on the Streets
Lawmakers voted 230-63 in favor of the another round of creditor-demanded measures. Before the debate got underway, about 10,000 people demonstrated outside parliament.
Banks Have Reopened in Greece, but Almost Everything Has Become More Expensive
Higher prices have taken effect, with taxes rising on basic goods including meats, cooking oils, coffee, tea, salt, flowers, firewood, fertilizer, insecticides, sanitary towels, and condoms.