Tag: Greece

6.2-Magnitude Quake Shakes Greek Islands and Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 damaged scores of homes on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos Monday, injuring at least ten people. It was also felt in western Turkey, including in Istanbul, and on neighboring islands.

Athens and the EU and IMF have been deadlocked over reforms for months amid disagreements on debt relief and budget targets for Greece

Greek Far-Left Group Claims Athens Bank Bomb

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left militant group has claimed responsibility for a bomb explosion outside an Athens bank office last month. In a posting on a leftwing website Tuesday, the Popular Fighters Group said it selected the office

Athens Blast Wounds Former Greek Premier

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An explosion inside a car in Greece’s capital wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.