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Protests Turn Nasty in Greece

"We are not lazy; it's the Germans, they want to take our blood." — ELEFTHERIOS ZARKADOS, a protester outside Greece's parliament building on Wednesday, during a...

Sea Green in Greece

Who says holidays are about getting brown? For kids, getting greener can be far more fun. After a day of snorkeling, kayaking and exploring tide pools, six young...

Greece: Goodbye, Zeus

No one in Athens or in Washington wanted to make too much of the issue, but Greece's sudden cancellation of Zeus, a small joint maneuver with American forces in...

Greece: Having It Both Ways

Greece these days seems to be of two minds about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Though Socialist Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou has questioned...

Greece: A Scion from the Kremlin

The tall, bespectacled young Soviet diplomat drew world attention last February as a grieving figure alongside his father's flower-decked bier. Last week Greek...

GREECE: And Then There Was One

"The days of the revolution are over for good," sighed one of the ex-colonels in the original military junta that took over the Greek government in a 1967...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Beyond Protocol in Greece

The U.S. State Department has been moderately frigid in its dealings with the militarist dictatorship of Premier George Papadopoulos in Greece. Only last week...

Greece: The Continuing Crisis

Greece tried out still another Prime Minister last week. It was far from clear whether the new man could solve the country's six-week-old political deadlock...

Greece: Safe & Censored

In the ten weeks since it seized power, the new military government of Greece has, at one time or another, turned thumbs down on miniskirts, radio...

Greece: All the King's Men

George Papandreou had outfoxed young King Constantine again. For five days the confidence vote raged over the King's third and latest choice as Premier, Elias...

Greece: Impasse in Athens

Athenians last week were wondering whether their country had a government or not. The parliamentary session convened by young King Constantine for a vote of...

Greece: Slap for the Center

Prime Minister George Papandreou's lure for leftist support in last February's national elections was a pledge to repeal anti-Communist legislation en acted...

Greece: No. 3

For the third time in nine weeks, King Constantine named a new Premier to replace ousted George Papandreou. This time it almost looked as though his man could...

GREECE: Canceled Stamps

In its usual fashion of making martyrs out of men who are traitors in their own country, Soviet Russia last month issued a postage stamp honoring Greek...

Greece: Royal Dilemma

Rising to demand a vote of confidence in Parliament last week, Greek Premier George Anthanassiadis-Novas quoted the author of The Frogs, to describe the man...

Greece: Back to the Polls

Though 75-year-old Middle-Reader George Papandreou won November's Greek elections, his party fell short of a parliamentary majority. A few weeks later,...

GREECE: Account Overdrawn

Still vivid in the memory of most Athenians is the day in May 1941 when 19-year-old Emmanuel Glezos slipped silently into the ruins atop the Acropolis and tore...

GREECE: Dowries for the Destitute

In the mountain regions of Greece, where old traditions die hard, a girl without a dowry has about as much chance of getting a husband as a girl without a...

GREECE: Fresh Start

The clear, sun-washed air of Greece, where the word democracy was first heard, has been ringing for two months with the campaign cries of politicians. In...