Why is the ECB still letting Greece suffer?
Slate Magazine (blog)Why is the ECB still letting Greece suffer?Slate Magazine (blog)In the two developed-world economies that suffered the most during the 2008 financial crisis and the ensuing recession, the central banks are at last declaring ...and more »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 3:11 pm
Greece's Anti-Smoking Effort Has One Major
Wall Street Journal (subscription)Greece's Anti-Smoking Effort Has One Major Problem: GreeksWall Street Journal (subscription)ATHENS—When Katerina Dervenioti decided in 2013 to open a bar in central Athens, she was sure of one thing: there would be no smoking. She had always disliked it, and after all the government had passed a law banning smoking in interiors back in 2009.
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 12:25 pm
Readout of the Vice President's Call with
Whitehouse.gov (press release)Readout of the Vice President's Call with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis TsiprasWhitehouse.gov (press release)The Vice President spoke by phone today with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras. The leaders reaffirmed the enduring ties between Greece and the United States. The Vice President congratulated the Prime Minister on Greece's progress toward ...and more »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 12:12 pm
ESM Urges Greece to Ready Market Borrowing
The GuardianESM Urges Greece to Ready Market Borrowing StrategyNew York TimesBRUSSELS — Greece should develop a strategy for its return to market borrowing and raise private finance before its euro zone bailout programme ends in a year's time, the head of the European Stability Mechanism said on Monday. Klaus Regling told ...German trade surplus widens; Bank of England warns lenders; Greece gets loan - as it happenedThe GuardianESM urges Greece to ready market borrowing strategy | ReutersReutersall 4 news articles »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 12:10 pm
Greece: Protest and fire break out at Lesbos
Washington PostGreece: Protest and fire break out at Lesbos migrant campWashington PostATHENS, Greece — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say a fire has broken out at a large migrant camp following a protest at the site. Police said no injuries were reported from Monday's protest and that the fire believed to have been set ...Riots erupt at refugee camp in GreeceSky News Australiaall 14 news articles »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 7:21 am
What a Difference a Year Makes for Greece
As Greece once again flirts with default, the country’s bonds are trapped in no-man’s land, too risky for most mutual funds and not cheap enough for other investors. Signs of economic recovery under a government supporting budget cuts drew investors like Invesco Asset Management Ltd. and BlackRock Inc. toward the bonds. Many of them are now long gone, as a standoff between Greece’s new anti ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:01 pm
Greece says to pay anti-poverty benefits
Benefits promised by Greece's new radical leftist government to support those who have fallen into poverty as the country carries out EU-IMF imposed reforms will be paid beginning in June, an official said Tuesday. Some 30,000 households will receive between 70 and 220 euros ($75 to $235) a month to support their housing costs, while 300,000 will receive a similar amount to subsidise food ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:13 am
Greece denies default accusations
Greece denies reports it is preparing to default on its loans if it cannot reach agreement on its bailout terms with international creditors.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:59 am
Greece ‘running out of time to secure aid
Greece is not moving fast enough to draw up and implement structural reforms and there is limited time to prevent it running out of cash, European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis said yesterday.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:10 pm
Greece, eurozone have 'lots of ground to
Brussels said Monday Greece and its eurozone partners were accelerating their talks but had "lots of ground to cover" before April 20 when Athens must release a list of reforms aimed at unlocking key aid funds. "Right now these discussions are gaining speed but time is running out," Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission vice-president for the euro, told Bloomberg TV.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:36 pm
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:57 am
What Can Greece Learn From Iceland?
Aug. 28 -- Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson talks with Brendan Greeley about Iceland's capital controls and what Greece can learn from Iceland in handling its credit crisis. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:57 am
Greece vote set for Sept 20 as Syriza takes
Athens (AFP) - Greece geared up Friday for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing the leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout. President Prokopis Pavlopoulos signed a decree ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:46 am
The Latest: Migration agency: 332,000
GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:39 am
Greece sets vote for September 20 as Syriza
Athens: Greece geared up on Friday for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout. The state-run ANA news agency said President Prokopis ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:33 am
Council of Europe: Greece could ban Golden
The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights said Tuesday that Greece has the legal right to ban the far-right Golden Dawn party, the first time an international rights organization has raised the prospect of a ban.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 3:25 am
Greece holds out hope for 2013 budget target
Greece's finance minister pledged Tuesday to stick with unpopular austerity measures and correct years of profligate state spending, in the hope of securing a budget surplus this year that could pave the way for a new debt reduction deal.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 12:33 am
Syrian man arrested in Greece with weapons
A senior police official says a Syrian man has been arrested on Greece's northeastern border with Turkey with a large batch of telescopic sights for rifles and shoulder-fired rocket launchers.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 2:45 pm
Greece charges German with smuggling silver
A German man has been charged with trying to smuggle hundreds of pounds of silver out of Greece, part of a crackdown on the pawnbroker trade flourishing since Athens nearly went broke three years ago.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 9:04 am
Greece, Germany bicker over war reparations
A long-standing debate over whether Germany still owes Greece war reparations stemming from the Nazi occupation erupted anew Thursday in a spat between Greece's foreign minister and Germany's finance minister.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: Why did Macedonia attack
List some reasons why Macedonia attacked Greece
Posted on 26 February 2013 | 7:00 am
Resolved Question: What happens if Greece
Can someone tell me what the impacts of Greece going bankrupt would be? (on the people and economy). I have cartoon-like images in my mind of the whole country imploding... Obviously I know this won't happen :)
Also, why are they going bankrupt in the first place?
Be as long winded as you like, but please use small/simple words as I'm not an economist/have never studied economics!
Posted on 27 February 2012 | 1:29 am
Resolved Question: What happen to Greece?
I read that Greece is in a financial mess. What did they do to get into that mess? I am thinking; hey, it is Greece. Their government has been around a really long time!
Posted on 14 February 2012 | 10:35 am
Resolved Question: Whats going on with
why is greeces economy crappy
what made it bad?
who is helping Greece and how are they helping?
how did the EU destroy greece?
Posted on 13 November 2011 | 5:21 am
Resolved Question: When was Greece founded?
What year was Greece founded, or established?
Posted on 1 November 2011 | 5:11 am