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Greece

  • 18 Oct 2012 (0)

    Greece and its international lenders have agreed on most austerity cuts and reforms needed to unlock fresh aid for the near-bankrupt country.

  • 17 Oct 2012 (0)

    The two junior partners in the coalition government Tuesday condemned the tough stance held by the troika in negotiations with government officials.

  • 17 Oct 2012 (0)

    In a list of some 2,000 bank accounts at a Geneva branch of HSBC that was handed to authorities in Athens in 2010 but not checked until now.

  • 17 Oct 2012 (0)

    Eurostat figures for September confirmed on Tuesday that Greece had the lowest inflation in the eurozone.

  • 16 Oct 2012 (0)

    A number of professionals will walk off the job on Wednesday ahead of a general strike on Thursday as unions step up opposition to the government’s latest austerity measures

  • 16 Oct 2012 (0)

    Efforts to conclude an agreement between Athens and the troika ahead of the European Union leaders’ summit.

  • 15 Oct 2012 (0)

    Greece must commit to implementing the fiscal adjustment programme by October 18 in order to receive the next tranche of the EU/IMF bailout loan.

  • 15 Oct 2012 (0)

    Greece's unemployment rate in July rose to 25.1 per cent from a revised 24.8 per cent in the previous month.

  • 15 Oct 2012 (0)

    Having succeeded in changing the country’s image on the world stage, Greece is facing its “final hurdle”.

  • 15 Oct 2012 (1)

    Government, troika try to agree cuts, ‘prior actions’ before Thursday’s EU summit.

  • 12 Oct 2012 (0)

    As Finance Ministry officials laboured through tough talks with troika officials on Thursday regarding an elusive 13.5-billion-euro austerity package.

  • 12 Oct 2012 (0)

    Dozens of angry Greek parents handed over their children to bewildered officials in a symbolic protest against the abolition of tax breaks for large families.

  • 12 Oct 2012 (0)

    Six out of 10 Greeks have consciously cut their spending on medical treatment as the impact of the economic crisis tightens their budgets.

  • 11 Oct 2012 (0)

    Stournaras resumes troika talks, government hopes for conclusion this week

  • 11 Oct 2012 (0)

    Evangelos Venizelos will appear before Parliament’s institutions and transparency committee to answer questions regarding a list of Greek depositors at a Swiss bank.

  • 11 Oct 2012 (0)

    The country’s two biggest supermarket chains are returning the issue of their sector’s opening hours to the negotiating table with the Development Ministry.

  • 10 Oct 2012 (0)

    Former Pasok minister and party secretary Yiannis Ragousis announced this week his decision to leave the party.

  • 10 Oct 2012 (0)

    The former head of procurements at the Defense Ministry, Yiannis Sbokos pleaded his innocence.

  • 10 Oct 2012 (0)

    German Chancellor provides qualified support, words of encouragement to Athens.

  • 10 Oct 2012 (0)

    As German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Greek PMs in Athens, thousands protest as police clash with rioters.

  • 9 Oct 2012 (0)

    The extended wait for the latest package of austerity measures has had a clear negative impact on the broader economy.

  • 9 Oct 2012 (0)

    Greece sought for a breakthrough in long-strained bilateral ties with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

  • 9 Oct 2012 (0)

    Retail prices for basic commodities remain at particularly high levels in Greece, in spite of shrinking disposable incomes and a drop in demand.

  • 9 Oct 2012 (0)

    Votes in favor of Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras and three former ministers to reveal what they know about the so-called “Lagarde list”.

  • 8 Oct 2012 (0)

    The Greek Finance Department denies that it has been approached by Greeks living abroad who claim they have more than 600 billion dollars.

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