A fresh wave of anti-austerity strikes hit Greece Wednesday as the leaders of the governing coalition struggled to finalize further spending cuts for the coming two years — without which the country will lose its vital rescue loans.
Officials at Egypt's main international airport were reducing a backlog of delayed flights and trying to placate angry passengers on Sunday, after two days of strikes left planes grounded and some travelers stranded.
The three parties in Greece's young coalition government failed Monday to finalize a major new package of budget savings that rescue lenders are demanding as a condition for continued bailout funds the country needs to avoid getting forced out of the eurozone.
Greece's new three-party coalition government is ready to carry out long-delayed structural reforms, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Friday, as he acknowledged that the deficit reduction program has gone off target.
Greece is falling short of some commitments made in return for billions of euros of rescue money, the country's new finance minister admitted Thursday after meeting representatives of the country's financial rescuers for the first time.
A second Greek Cabinet member in two days has resigned, the latest casualty for the financially struggling country's new conservative-led government.
The director of national intelligence is announcing two steps to avert leaks of classified information after recent disclosures about national security.
Greece's designated finance minister stepped down Monday after being rushed to the hospital on Friday, the prime minister's office said.
DONETSK, Ukraine _ A double bill of German strength and Greek tragedy. Two for the price of one.