Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

| Jan 24, 2015

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner. Opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s closely watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which has vowed to rewrite the terms of Greece’s ...

Sixth person charged in foiled Belgium terror plot

Jan 22, 2015

Sixth person charged in foiled Belgium terror plot

Belgian prosecutors said Wednesday they have brought terrorism charges against a sixth person following a series of raids in Belgium last week that foiled a plot to kill police. The man, identified as Abdelmoumaim H. and who is in his 20s, was arrested Tuesday ...

Jan 21, 2015

Greek neo-Nazi party vows comeback in elections

The Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is vowing to bounce back in Sunday’s elections, a year after its leadership was placed in pre-trial detention over a barrage of criminal charges, including murder. “The people are with us. We will increase our strength,” promised the ...

Jan 21, 2015

Small Greek parties will be key in election

The anti-austerity leftist party Syriza is the clear front-runners in Sunday’s Greek elections, which will determine the future of economic reforms and possibly the nation’s future in the eurozone, but a handful of smaller parties are likely to play a key role in the ...

Jan 18, 2015

No sign Greek anti-terrorism arrests are linked with Belgian probe

Belgian authorities said Saturday that information sent to them from Athens so far has not indicated the people detained by police in Greece were involved in a Belgian jihadi cell. A Greek police official earlier said four terrorism suspects had been arrested separately in ...

Is Europe ready for Greek Crisis 2.0?

Jan 6, 2015

Is Europe ready for Greek Crisis 2.0?

Talk of Greece crashing out of the euro is back. And the question of whether Europe can handle another crisis in Greece is heightening financial uncertainty for the currency union just as it is struggling to grow and create jobs. Some analysts and politicians ...