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    1. August 9, 2015

      Democracy at the heart of fight for Greece

      The biggest question raised by Syriza’s election victory last January was not about Greece. It was whether any national...

    2. FT Alphaville

      April 24, 2015

      Just another case of the heebie-GGBies?

      In this guest post, Gabriel Sterne, head of global macro research, Oxford Economics, looks at previous large drawdowns...

    1. January 30, 2015

      Yanis Varoufakis to keep on blogging as Greek finance minister

      Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s new finance minister, is the latest in a long line of economics professors to try their hand...

    2. January 26, 2015

      Former New Democracy star teams up with Syriza

      Once a rising star of New Democracy, Panos Kammenos now finds himself at the centre of a new coalition that will govern...

    3. January 21, 2015

      Greece polls: Papandreou and Venizelos locked in political battle

      Just three years ago, they were the two political giants who embodied Greece’s struggle with its €245bn bailout: George...

    4. January 20, 2015

      Syriza’s far-left imagines electoral victory as revenge

      Plato, the Ancient Greek philosopher, thought human beings make correct choices when one part of the soul, rationality,...

    5. January 1, 2015

      Papandreou set to lead ‘wild card’ party

      George Papandreou has enjoyed a lucrative stint on the international lecture circuit since being forced from office in...

    6. May 11, 2014

      How the euro was saved - FT series

      To the astonishment of almost everyone in the room, Angela Merkel began to cry. “Das ist nicht fair.” That is not fair,...

    7. January 9, 2014

      Huffington Post to launch global digital publication

      The Huffington Post is launching a new global digital media publication that aims to “connect the world and connect the...

    8. December 3, 2013

      Macedonia calls for pressure on Greece in name dispute

      Prospects for a settlement of the Greek-Macedonian dispute over the name of the former Yugoslav republic are the worst...

    9. July 16, 2013

      Greek lawmakers vote to send George Papaconstantinou to trial

      Greek lawmakers have voted by an overwhelming majority to send former finance minister George Papaconstantinou to trial...

    10. June 14, 2013

      The Diary: Caroline Daniel

      When a friend asks if I am interested in a “staff ride”, not being a horse lady, I don’t quite know how to respond. But...

    11. January 30, 2013

      Truth and statistics

      George Provopoulos, the head of Greece’s central bank, says his country is past the worst of the crisis. Confidence is...

    12. January 18, 2013

      Greek parliament to probe tax list claims

      The Greek parliament voted on Thursday to probe allegations that former finance minister George Papaconstantinou failed...

    13. December 30, 2012

      Athens to investigate former minister

      Greece’s governing coalition is to begin an inquiry into allegations that former finance minister George...

    14. December 23, 2012

      A year in a word: Grexit

      (noun) an abbreviation for “Greek exit from the eurozone” – a nightmare scenario that confronted Europe’s leaders for...

    15. December 3, 2012

      Greek tax scandal takes bizarre twist

      The unfolding scandal of the so-called “Lagarde list” of Greeks with Swiss bank accounts took a bizarre twist on Monday...

    16. December 2, 2012

      Papandreous deny Swiss cash claims

      A scandal over the so-called “Lagarde list” of Greeks with Swiss bank accounts has deepened with claims that former...

    17. The A-List

      August 22, 2012

      Europe should choose whether it wants Greece in or out

      For the third time in three years the Europeans’ stance on Greece is economically inconsistent. The first time was in...

    18. The World

      June 11, 2012

      The geopolitics of the Greece crisis

      Cypriot and EU flags in the city of Nicosia. Patrick Baz /AFP/GettyImages Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the...

    19. The World

      May 28, 2012

      Greek privatisation is nothing more than talk

      Costas Mitropoulos, chief executive of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, otherwise known as Greece’s...

    20. Brussels Blog

      May 23, 2012

      EU summit: Let the games begin

      France's Hollande and Germany's Merkel at the Nato summit in Chicago earlier this week Ahead of today’s informal EU...

    21. March 11, 2012

      Greeks shift focus from debt to politics

      Greece’s two leading politicians both tried out stump speeches at the weekend as the focus for many in Athens turned...

    22. FT Alphaville

      February 16, 2012

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, David Pilling: India’s ‘bumble bee’ defies gravity Who is the...

    23. FT Alphaville

      February 16, 2012

      Greek rhetoric turns into battle of wills

      The battle of wills between Athens and its eurozone lenders intensified on Wednesday, says the FT, with Greece’s...

    24. FT Alphaville

      February 15, 2012

      Greek rhetoric turns into battle of wills

      The battle of wills between Athens and its eurozone lenders intensified on Wednesday, with Greece’s finance minister...

    25. February 15, 2012

      Greek rhetoric turns into battle of wills

      The battle of wills between Athens and its eurozone lenders has intensified, with Greece’s finance minister accusing...

    26. February 15, 2012

      A personal journey to the heart of Greece’s darkness

      From November 2009 to December 2011, I commuted across the Atlantic between my “day job” at Harvard, where I teach...

    27. February 7, 2012

      Correction: Photograph of Lucas Papademos

      ● In some editions of Monday’s paper an article on Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos wrongly carried a photograph of...

    28. November 19, 2011

      Papandreou was felled by his own citizens

      From Dr Stephen C. Capsaskis. Sir, In his article “Enter the technocrats” (Analysis, November 12), Tony Barber’s...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 16, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Europe must not allow Rome to burn Confronted...

    30. November 10, 2011

      Greece: a hard puzzle to solve

      Christos Chanos sits in a conference room at his family’s sun umbrella business in Athens and ponders one of the most...

    31. FT Alphaville

      November 10, 2011

      Greek PM deal falls through, new talks begin

      Greece’s political crisis deepened on Wednesday after a deal to give the premiership to the speaker of parliament fell...

    32. FT Alphaville

      November 10, 2011

      Greek PM deal falls through

      Greece’s political crisis deepened on Wednesday after a deal to give the premiership to the speaker of parliament fell...

    33. FT Alphaville

      November 9, 2011

      Deal on new Greek PM falls through

      Greece’s political crisis deepened on Wednesday after the conservative leader stormed out of a meeting with president...

    34. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2011

      Technocrat emerges as frontrunner to replace Greek PM

      Lucas Papademos, a former deputy head of the European Central Bank, on Monday became the favourite to replace George...

    35. November 7, 2011

      Saving the euro is the wrong goal

      As the European ship heads for the rocks, so the officers in charge are being thrown overboard. This week could see the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2011

      The wrong technocrats

      I guess you guys have to be creative here. – Barack Obama to Angela Merkel Spot the odd one out: Greek politicians...

    37. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2011

      Panandreou to stand down as Greece decides on coalition government

      The leaders of Greece’s two largest political parties last night decided to form a government of national unity to...

    38. November 6, 2011

      Greece unites to face the storm

      For the second time in a week, Greece has pulled back from the brink. Having toyed with, and dropped, a referendum on...

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