All posts tagged "Greece"
Reformist Lawmaker Elected Greek Opposition Leader
ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s conservative opposition New Democracy party elected a reformist on Sunday as its new leader. Former administrative reform minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis defeated party stalwart Evangelos Meimarakis in a leadership contest open to all party...
- Posted January 10, 2016
Greek Social Security Reform Protesters Clash with Police
ATHENS, Greece – Protesters from a communist-backed union have clashed with police during a demonstration in Athens against social security reforms. The changes are part of Greece’s new bailout program and would significantly increase contributions workers have...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Questions and Answers About Free Movement in Europe
BRUSSELS – Six countries in Europe’s document-free travel area now have wide-ranging border checks in place following Denmark’s decision on Monday to tighten controls on its southern border with Germany. Denmark made the move after Sweden imposed...
- Posted January 4, 2016