Greek voters head to the polls this Sunday for the second time in less than two months after last month's elections failed to produce a government. The national parliamentary elections have far ranging impacts for not just Greece, but the future of the Eurozone. And this weekend's elections could be the most important in Greeks' lifetimes — something that's not lost on Greek Americans.
This weekend, Greek voters will go to the polls in an election that could decide if the country will stay in the Eurozone. According to the latest polls, the pro-Euro-bailout New Democracy party stands neck-and-neck with the anti-bailout Syriza party for first place.
Almost all of Greece's private creditors have agreed to accept a loss on their investments, leaving their holdings of government debt almost 75 percent less. This new agreement will save the country around 100 million dollars and averts immediate default for the country.
Rastko Pocesta, a 12-year-old boy in Serbia is under police protection and has become an unlikely symbol of the struggle between the liberal, pro-western minority and the Serbian nationalists, who still have strong anti-American feelings after NATO bombings during the late 1990's.
"In this province alone it's estimated there are a million people who have now been left homeless. A fifth of the population."
— Mark Lowen, BBC News