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Greece: The King & the Orator

It was Queen Anne-Marie's 19th birthday, and King Constantine, 25, celebrated it with her and seven-week-old Princess Alexia at his rambling hilltop villa on...

GREECE: The Colonel Fires His King

"He cooperated with all kinds of reactionaries, turned against the armed forces and behaved like a party leader of adventurists, fellow travelers, saboteurs...

Greece: Drinks at the Palace

On the surface, Athens was calm last week: no new Prime Minister was cho sen, none was dismissed, and the Greeks, who consider politics a national sport...

The World: The Military Ousts Papadopoulos

GREECE The Military Ousts Papadopoulos The country was already under martial law, so the army was able to move quietly and efficiently. Police and troops...

Greece: The King & the Fox

By day, while the temperature hovered near 90°, Athenians lounged at the beaches, sipped iced ouzo in cafes, and only the straw-hatted tourists defied the...

Greece: A Year of Clear Sailing

In Athens last week, the young King of Greece was regaling his friends with his version of an encounter at sea. It seems the sky was clear and the wind low...

Greece: The Besieged King

In Athens, the birthplace of democracy and often the site of its suffering, the floodlit Acropolis looked down upon a peaceful city preparing to retire for...

Greece: Recognizing Realities

Whether loved or not, the junta led by Colonel-turned-Premier George Papadopoulos has proved two crucial facts beyond doubt: 1) it exercises absolute control...

Greece: Getting Acquainted with the Coup

The coup that seized Greece was so swift and efficient that most Greeks hardly knew what had happened. Last week, as the initial shock of the military...

The World: Trial Balloon

Greece's 31-year-old King Constantine has lived in exile since 1967, but his throne has been protected by a constitution proclaimed in 1968 by his country's...

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