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GREECE: Hairbreadth George

When Greece recalled King George II from placid exile in shabby, respectable Brown's Hotel in London last year, it sucked him into a political vortex of...

GREECE: New Premier

A prolonged Cabinet crisis, the fifth since the Greeks threw out King George II (TIME, Dec. 31), was again unsatisfactorily settled. Provisional President...

GREECE: Pre-Plebiscite

Ex-Premier Venizelos was quoted as stating that if the nation should declare through the plebiscite (TIME, Dec. 31, Jan. 21) for a republic he would propose...

International: Crucial Plebiscite

Greeks voted in a crucial plebiscite last week. Nominally, they were voting whether or not to bring back King George II from British exile. Actually, they were...

GREECE: General v. King

Newly restored King George II continued to show himself last week a monarch of resource and boldness. When he first exhibited himself on a balcony of the Royal...

GREECE: Death of Convenience

With iron censorship fettering the Press last week, shocking reports circulated by word of mouth throughout the Peninsula and the Isles of Greece. On the...

GREECE: Void after Venizelos

The greatest Greek of modern times died last week far from the rocky headlands he loved. Eleutherios ("Liberty") Venizelos, 72, "Father of the Greek...

GREECE: Republicans Revolt

Most Greeks have more than a suspicion that their Royalist Premier, ruthless M. Panyoti Tsaldaris, expected to restore Greek King George II two years ago, if...

CRETE: The Goat

Capitano Volanis was a short man, but fierce, handlebar mustaches and shoulders like an ox's made him look ominous. Over 70, he could still clamber goatlike...

GREECE: A King Is Postponed

Because British policy shifted, Greece last week got a new government and almost lost its Regent. Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin was sick of having British...

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