Alexis Tsipras drives through tax increases and pensions shake-up amid angry splits in his Syriza party.
Economic decisions by Athens's leader may push Greeks to vote for the neo-fascist Golden Dawn.
The new leaders want to ease the 'humanitarian crisis' – but Greece's creditors are not impressed.
The tainted old order under Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is up against unencumbered young firebrand Alexis Tsipras.
Failure to elect a new president will pit the ruling Samaras coalition against the popular radical left Syriza party.
Greece has been selling off its historic properties, including near the Acropolis, to settle its massive economic debt.
Members had been trained in Nazi-style hit squads to "attack immigrants for fun".
After years of harsh recession, 17-million tourists — an all-time record — are set to visit the mainland and its sun-kissed islands.
An extremist political group, Golden Dawn, plans to establish cells 'wherever there are Greeks'.
Cypriots have reacted to the news of their own salvation from economic meltdown with relief, but also trepidation and despair.