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  1. covid-19
    COVID-19 Cases Surge Across EuropeSeveral countries are seeing alarming spikes in the number of newly reported infections as Europe enters its second pandemic winter.
  2. Yanis Varoufakis Has Some Ideas About How to Save the FutureGreece’s former finance minister talks about capitalism, his own failures, and how liberal democracies should emulate China.
  3. greek debt crisis
    Voters Give Alexis Tsipras Another Chance to Fix GreeceHowever, turnout was very, very low. 
  4. monetary mayhem
    Greek Prime Minister Resigns, Crosses Fingers and Hopes Voters Reelect HimVoters will head to the polls, and Alexis Tsipras hopes they will give him a government easier to work with. 
  5. international affairs
    After 3 Weeks, Greek Banks Finally ReopenBut there are still many restrictions in place.
  6. greece
    German Finance Minister to Greece: Maybe You Should Just Leave” … it would perhaps be the better way for Greece.”
  7. international affairs
    Greek Parliament Approves Austerity Measures Voters Just RejectedHours after thousands protested the deal.
  8. international affairs
    European Leaders Reach Deal on Greek Debt CrisisThey say the plan will allow Greece to stay in the eurozone, but the road ahead is “arduous.”
  9. international affairs
    Long After ‘Final Deadline,’ Eurozone Leaders Are Still Negotiating With GreeceThere are no signs of an agreement on how to keep Greece on the euro.
  10. immaturity
    The Greek Finance Minister’s Signature Looks Rather PenislikeThat’s one hell of a Hancock.
  11. Greece Submits Harsher Austerity Proposal The terms are worse than what Greek voters rejected last weekend.
  12. international affairs
    Greece Shows Up to Emergency Summit Empty-Handed They said they’ll send their new bailout proposal by tomorrow, but the delay angered eurozone officials.
  13. greece
    What Happens If Greece Exits the Eurozone?The “Grexit” is either a doomsday scenario or the smartest way to resolve the crisis.
  14. international intrigue
    Greece’s Leather-Clad Finance Minister Resigns Yanis Varoufakis announced his exit in a blog post.
  15. economics
    The Absolute Moron’s Guide to the Greek Debt CrisisIf you don’t understand the referendum, you’re not alone; even Greeks can’t agree on what it meant.
  16. foreign affairs
    Greek Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Bailout TermsWhat that means for the future of Greece, and the eurozone, is unclear.
  17. awful things
    A Look at the Fear and Despair in GreeceWith Sunday’s bailout referendum looming, one man’s experience helps illustrate the tensions overwhelming the country.
  18. money troubles
    Greece Misses IMF Payment, Takes Another Step Toward Economic RuinIt’s now on the same list as nations like Sudan, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
  19. financial crisis
    Greek Banks Close for 6 Days As Debt Crisis DeepensGreece could be forced to leave the eurozone.
  20. Fire on Greek Ferry Leaves at Least 10 Dead, Dozens Injured “It was like a scene from hell,” said one passenger.
  21. disasters
    Rescuers Working to Save People on Burning FerryThe boat is drifting off the coast of Albania.
  22. the sports section
    Greece Advances in the World Cup on a Stoppage-Time Penalty-Kick GoalIt’s their first trip to the knockout round.
  23. huge mistakes
    People in Greece Are Not Actually Giving Themselves HIV for Welfare MoneyConservative media, like Limbaugh and Drudge, were citing an incorrect stat.
  24. grexit
    Good News: Greece and Europe Might Not Implode After All [UPDATED]Looks like pro-bailout forces will prevail.
  25. greek debt crisis
    Eurozone Finalizes Second Greek Bailout Take two.
  26. greek debt crisis
    Greece Passes Austerity Measures Amid Violent Protests Athens is burning.
  27. Greek PM Likely to Resign in Coming DaysDoesn’t want to lead coalition government.
  28. international intrigue
    Greece Had a Wacky Day Trying to Figure Out Their BailoutReferendum canceled and Papandreou is still prime minister, for now.
  29. greek bailout
    Greek Prime Minister’s Call for Referendum on Bailout Rattles Europe, MarketsGreece is on the brink.
  30. international intrigue
    Germany Gives the Thumbs Up to Bailout Fund ExpansionIt wasn’t close after all.
  31. the most important people in the world
    Hey Everybody, Tara Reid Got MarriedWhat’s wrong with the rest of you girls?
  32. international intrigue
    Greece Receives Bailout Funds, Crisis Averted… for now. The country will need more EU money by September.
  33. international intrigue
    Greek Parliament Approves Austerity MeasuresMeanwhile, rioters occupied the streets in Athens.
  34. terrorble
    Bomb Sent to Greek Embassy in RomeThat Informal Anarchist Federation, so organized.
  35. international intrigue
    Letter Bomb Sent to German Chancellor Angela MerkelThe explosive missive, believed to be sent by terrorists in Greece, was discovered safely.
  36. bailouts
    EU Delivers $957 Billion Rescue Package for Troubled European EconomiesINF to provide hundreds of billions.
  37. their bad
    Stock-Trading Computers Helped Screw Up the Markets YesterdayDamn you, machines!
  38. the rest of the world
    Greece Is in Very Bad Shape Right NowStriking and rioting after government-imposed “austerity measures.”
  39. Greece Agrees to Bailout From IMF, EUThis calls for a celebratory baklava.
  40. Greece’s Economy Is a ‘Sinking Ship,’ Prime Minister Says in Asking for AidGreece has formally requested a $60 billion bailout from the E.U. and the IMF.
  41. the new red scare
    The Global Debt Crisis Is the New Cold WarThe furor over Greece is just one of many small panics we can expect to see in the coming years.
  42. fi-cri fallout
    About This Whole Goldman Sachs–Greece ThingA quick guide to what’s going on, in case it comes up.
  43. europea
    Bomb Explodes At J.P. Morgan Office In AthensYikes.
  44. europea
    European Union Agrees to Bail Out GreeceGermany is especially pissed about it.