At their White House meeting last week, U.S. President Barack Obama assured Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of his support as Greece prepares for talks with creditors on additional debt relief amid record-high unemployment.
Bloomberg: August 12, 2013
Church leader orders shutdown after Parish Council cuts priests’ pay
Salt Lake Tribune: August 9, 2013
US President Barack Obama called Thursday for more growth-oriented policies in Greece, saying the austerity has not been adequate to revive the country's battered economy.
AFP: August 9, 2013
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has come to Washington to promote his crisis-plagued country as a source of stability in a troubled region.
Washington Post: August 9, 2013
President Barack Obama will show U.S. support for Greece at a meeting today with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras as Greece prepares for more talks with creditors on additional debt relief amid record-high unemployment.
Bloomberg: August 8, 2013
Human Rights First asked President Obama to raise the issues of hate crimes and anti-Semitism with the prime minister of Greece when the two leaders meet.
Jewish Telegraphic Agency: August 8, 2013
The United States has a stake in Greece's economic recovery and wants the crisis-hit nation to stay in the eurozone, US Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview published Thursday.
AFP: August 8, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama says he is "disappointed" Russia granted asylum to former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who is wanted for leaking information about secret U.S. surveillance programs.
August 7, 2013
The US has criticised a new internet decree in Vietnam that would restrict online users from discussing current affairs.
August 6, 2013
Two U.S. military aircraft fly U.S. citizens out of Yemen as drone strikes kill four al Qaeda militants, security sources say.
CNN: August 6, 2013