A roundup of arts headlines.
Greece has one month to take urgent measures to rein in its debt problems and less time to share information about its currency swaps, EU finance ministers said Tuesday. Jeffrey Brown talks to finance experts Scheherazad Rehman and Simon Johnson.
In other news Thursday, former president Bill Clinton underwent surgery for chest pains, and European leaders promised "determined and coordinated action" to support Greece as it battles a debt crisis.
With mounting debt putting Greece dangerously close to a sovereign default, the country is under increasing pressure from European Union nations to reign in spending. John Sparks of ITN reports.
The financial markets remain unstable as disagreement persists within the European Union about how to deal with swelling debt levels in Greece, Portugal and Spain. Jeffrey Brown talks to an economist for insight.
By Carolyn O'Hara
With the end of a tumultuous economic year approaching, the PBS NewsHour asked several economists to look ahead to 2010 and answer one question: What other crises may be looming?…
In other news, Scottish officials defend the country's decision to release the Lockerbie bomber, and two bombs in Iraq killed at least 11 people.
A strike over economic policies in Greece shut down banks, schools, hospitals and flights Wednesday, but did nothing to end the unrest over the shooting death of a teenager on Saturday. Former Ambassador to Greece Nicholas Burns delves into the…
By PBS NewsHour
Youth riots across Greece continued for the third day Monday as two policemen were charged in the killing of a young man Saturday night in Athens.
By PBS NewsHour
The preliminary investigation into the deadly plane crash that killed 121 in Greece Sunday has found the jetliner likely lost all air pressure before crashing north of the Athens airport.
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