Latest Stories Tagged: Greece

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Greek island of Kafelonia in the Ionian Sea. It's one of several getaways for tourists who wish to get out of their clothes. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Samantha Taylor who runs the Vassaliki Naturist Club there.

Conflict & Justice

George Papandreou's dilemma

Greece's Prime Minister faces an enormous challenge to rein in his country's enormous debt. But to do that, George Papandreou has to face the legacy of corruption widely identified with his father. Joanne Kakissis reports from Athens.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mc Yinka

Greeks are grappling with the aftermath of two bombings. Now a sense of malaise and uncertainty has settled over the country as it tries to climb out of debt. But The World's Gerry Hadden found one local musician who's trying lift people's spirits.

Conflict & Justice

Bombings in Greece

Two bombs exploded in Greece in the last 24 hours. Two people were injured. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Malcolm Brabant to find out if there's a connection to the country's economic crisis.

Global Politics

How did Greece get here?

Greece owes lenders hundreds of billions of dollars, its deficit is over 13 percent and the economy is in recession. As Greeks come to terms with the the future they're also reflecting on just how they got to this point. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

Germany votes to bail out Greece

Today Germany's Lower House of Parliament approved a controversial 38 billion dollar bailout loan to Greece. It's deeply unpopular among Germans, but it brings the EU one step closer to providing a massive rescue package to Greece. Gerry Hadden reports.

Conflict & Justice

Greece protest turns violent

Three people have been killed in the Greek capital, Athens, where protests against big cuts in government spending have turned violent. Marco Werman speaks with one of the protestors, Despina Koutsoumba, who's with the Greek Civil Servants' Trade Union.