International Law

Greeks and the state: an uncomfortable couple

ATHENS - (AP) A pony-tailed Greek on a motorcycle pulled up onto the sidewalk, hunting for a better parking spot, and an elderly tourist with a crutch shuffled out of the way. The good-natured driver explained his illegal maneuver with a smile.

One word was enough. "Greece," he told her in English.

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