Greeks most sceptical in EU about country's future, their voice counting in EuropeSociety
Greeks are the most doubtful people in the European Union as regards the direction their country is taking and the Irish the most positive, a European Parliament survey has found.
Foreign minister opens up about EU concernsPoliticsForeign Policy
SYRIZA has made no secret of its desire to change Greece’s approach towards the European Union when it came to power, a theme that had a central role in its campaign.
Progress seen in Brussels talks but no deal in sight yetPoliticsGreek Politics
There was progress but no breakthrough during the talks between Greek ministers and representatives of the institutions in Brussels on Tuesday evening.
After raising labour concerns, back to grind of talks for TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
After raising Greece’s concerns about labour reform at the highest level over the last few days, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras knows that his government must return to negotiations with its lenders this week if it is going to have any chance of securing a technical agreement in time for the April 7 Eurogroup.
Progress seen after Brussels talks but review conclusion still out of reachPoliticsGreek Politics
There was no tangible outcome from the three days of talks between Greek ministers and representatives of the institutions in Brussels but there are indications that some progress was made, allowing talks to continue in the coming days.
New attempt to get Cyprus talks back on trackPoliticsForeign Policy
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is to meet with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gutteres in New York on Wednesday in an apparent move to seek ways for the stalled talks to begin again soon.
Slow progress on fiscal, impasse on labour keep review deal on holdPoliticsGreek Politics
There have been no visible signs of major progress in the discussions between Greece and its lenders this week, suggesting that the best-case scenario would be the conclusion of a staff-level agreement ahead of the April 7 Eurogroup rather than the one on March 20.
Greece worst of 36 countries for patient rights in healthcareSociety
Greek, along with Montenegrin, patients have the lowest level of patient rights and access to information among 36 countries in Europe, according to a new report.
Greece below EU average in social protection, with pensioners getting lion's shareSociety
Greece spends proportionately less of its GDP on social protection than the EU average but gives more of a share of what it spends to pensioners than any other EU country, newly released data from Eurostat shows.
Athens, Nicosia buoyed by EU role in Cyprus talksPoliticsForeign Policy
The European Council’s decision on Thursday that the EU should participate in the upcoming Cyprus Conference in Switzerland was well received by Athens and Nicosia.