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Features by Mark Lowen

Ukraine's industrial heartland is up for grabs

Ukrainians head to the polls on Sunday. Well, maybe.
Posted In: ukraine

Kenya eyes new anti-poaching methods, including drones

Demand for ivory in China has authorities scrambling to stop poaching.

Is anti-austerity fever cooling off in Greece?

Protestors in Greece are rallying against austerity. The gathering comes just days after the country's government voted to allow 15,000 public employee layoffs.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, austerity

Greek Parliament investigates former finance minister over 'tax list'

George Papaconstantinou is under investigation over allegations he removed the names of his family members from a list of Greek tax evaders.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis

Brothel sponsors Greek soccer team

As local and national funding is slashed, two soccer teams in Greece are turning to some unusual sponsors to make ends meet.
Posted In: Greece, soccer, sponsorship

Greece gets an upgrade but protests continue

Greece's credit rating just got an upgrade by Standard & Poor's. The ratings agency bumped Greece up to a solid B-. And it says that rating is stable -- meaning it won't change in the next several months.
Posted In: Greece, Standard & Poor's, austerity

Questions remain about the future of Greece

A meeting to agree Greece’s next round of bailout money has ended after almost 12 hours with no decision. Athens won't get vital bailout funds without an agreement.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis

Surprise! The most critical vote this week may be in Greece

Protesters continue to fill Athens today ahead of the Greek Parliament’s vote on public sector spending cuts.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, austerity, bailout

Greece hopes for more time to set up austerity

Greece's current government took power in June -- since then the world's been waiting for the specific plan to push things forward with Europe. This morning, the Financial Times this morning has a look at the plan Greece's prime minister will bring to the table next week with German and French leaders.
Posted In: Greece

In Athens, uncertainty about weekend elections

The general election in Greece this weekend could shape the pace of the world economy for months to come. What will we know and what won't we know after the polls close in Greece Sunday?
Posted In: Greece, elections, greek bailout

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