Greek government-debt crisis

Greek and German finance ministers to meet Thursday

 Varoufakis holds talks with Italian counterpart in Rome

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Tuesday he would meet his German counterpart Wolfgang Schauble in Berlin on Thursday for talks on his country?s debt crisis.

The minister announced the keenly-awaited encounter after meeting in Rome with his Italian counterpart.

Turkish PM says Tsipras acknowledged AKP's success story

Instead of seeking inspiration from Syriza?s success in Greece, opposition parties in Turkey should take a look at the ruling Justice and Development Party?s (AKP) 12-year-long success story, Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu has said, while suggesting that even Syriza leader and new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has expressed his recognition of this success.

“Varou-funky-s” cocktail wins over bar-goers

Yanis Varoufakis seems to be the trending topic across the country after the recent elections. So much that a bar owner in Thessaloniki decided to name a cocktail drink after him!


According to sources, the cocktail is called “Varou-funky-s”, a play-on-words between his name and Funky. The cocktail includes mastic, orange liquor, lemon and pepper and they taste quite nice.