Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16 at the Basketball World Cup

Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16 and Senegal...unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece clinched the first spot in Madrid by improving...and Serbia after today's rest day.Greece, who needed a wild card into the tournament...

Science proves men lose their heads over high heels

...platforms to avoid treading in bloody offal.But as "signifiers of femininity," raised shoes initially appeared in ancient Greece and Rome, according to Elizabeth Semmelhack of The Bata Shoe Museum. In Rome, where the sex trade was legal, high heels...

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...Internet news pages, the troop-reviewing ceremony is held each year to mark what is now a 92-year-old victory of Turkey over Greece that was crucial in Turkey's independence today as a modern republic. Recep Tayyip Erdogan had just become president when...

Deflation looms as Europe's economic bugbear

...deflation at the moment though several member countries, notably Greece, are seeing sustained price falls. At 0.3 percent in the...German taxpayers being lumbered with the debts of countries like Greece, Italy and Portugal. A belief in sound finances is as German...

Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures

...president.Greek growers, however, anticipate windfall profits. Greece is the world's third-largest producer and is set to more...places such as Crete and the southern Peloponnese region where Greece's acute financial crisis in recent years had left growers...

Falling oil prices affect global economy

...add to one of the eurozone's biggest headaches: low inflation. Weak inflation makes it harder for troubled economies like Greece to reduce debt.The Chinese government adjusts retail prices in line with the global market. As a result, Beijing has cut...

Costa Rica continues unlikely World Cup run

RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach...the game ended 1-1 after extra time.Greece's Theofanis Gekas saw his penalty saved...Holebas.The red card changed the game and Greece poured forward for most of the remainder...

Greece confident of landing billions to solve debt crisis

WASHINGTON --- Greece's finance minister expressed confidence...for market speculators betting against Greece: "They will lose their shirts."He...red herring" market speculation that Greece might still have to default on some of...

Greece must lower deficit to avoid cuts

...European finance ministers bluntly told Greece on Monday to prepare tougher spending...countries that use the euro warn that Greece will need to take the extra measures if...economic output to 8.7 percent this year.Greece has until March 16 to report back on its...

Greece's debt overshadows finance talks

...Financial leaders, with a nervous eye on Greece, pledged Saturday to address the risks...chairman of the IMF panel, told reporters.Greece's finance minister, George Papaconstantinou...Commission's top economic official.Greece is hoping to obtain loans of about $40...