WorldViews: Greece


Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Oops: WHO says it was wrong about Greeks giving themselves HIV en masse

Is this the most embarrassing correction ever made?

By Max Fisher  |  09:10 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greece

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Disturbing video: Greek member of parliament shouts 'heil Hitler' during session

A member of Golden Dawn shouted the Nazi slogan during a debate.

By Max Fisher  |  10:35 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greece, Right-Wing Europe

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Jaw-dropping photos of Athens' worst flood in 50 years

One woman died and at least 90 commuters were stranded in their cars after a historic downpour flooded the Greek capital.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  02:33 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greece

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Greek police beat up another 'illegal immigrant' who's actually a tourist

A harsh new policy, meant to curb illegal immigration, could end up damaging the one healthy sector Greece still has: tourism.

By Max Fisher  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greece

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 10/25/2012

A Greek island’s secrets to long life, in 11 bullet points

What the residents of Ikaria say about their unusually long lifespans.

By Max Fisher  |  03:13 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, Greece

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Anonymous attacks WSJ page hours after story warning group is getting more powerful

The attack came hours after the Journal reported the hacker group was getting more powerful.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:02 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Anonymous, hackers, NSA, WSJ, power grid, Greece

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 02/13/2012

As violence erupts in Athens, Anonymous takes down Greek government Web sites

As Greece’s parliament approved austerity measures Monday, parts of the capital burned.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:24 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Greece, protests, austerity measures, Anonymous

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Angela Merkel depicted as Nazi in Greece, as anti-German sentiment grows

The image reflects a rising anti-German sentiment in the country.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Greece, Angela Merkel, protests, Germany, austerity measures

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 01/12/2012

In Greece, poor parents are abandoning their children

Parents says the country’s financial crisis is to blame.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:55 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Greece, financial crisis, homelessness

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Greek government on brink of collapse; who would come after Papandreou?

The Greek government is teetering on the brink of collapse and Prime Minister George Papandreou is expected to resign by tonight.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:11 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Greece, George Papandreou, bailout

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Greece austerity strike cripples country

A massive 24-hour strike Wednesday in Greece reveals a new level of anger and frustration in the country.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:53 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Greece, debt crisis, strike

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Michael Lewis is slamming everyone on his book tour

Michael Lewis is promoting his new book “Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World,” and sending out some criticisms along the way.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:15 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Michael Lewis, Greece, Angela Merkel, Wall Street, George Papandreou