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Tsipra's hands are tied: Greece votes to approve austerity bill

Jul 16, 2015

Tsipra's hands are tied: Greece votes to approve austerity bill

Greek lawmakers voted overwhelmingly early on Thursday to approve a harsh austerity bill demanded by bailout creditors, despite significant dissent from members of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' own left-wing party. #NewsTracker #Greece #Greek crisis #parliament #Austerity Biill #Bailout creditors
Austerity and Unrest: Greek protesters hurl petrol bombs at police

Jul 16, 2015

Austerity and Unrest: Greek protesters hurl petrol bombs at police

Anti-austerity protesters hurled petrol bombs at police in front of Greece's parliament on Wednesday as lawmakers began debating deeply unpopular reforms needed to unlock a new eurozone bailout. #World #NewsTracker #Greece #Europe #EU #Austerity #parliament #Protests
Greece govt suffers defections as austerity vote looms

Jul 15, 2015

Greece govt suffers defections as austerity vote looms

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faced a rising wave of hostility from members of his own party on Wednesday ahead of a parliament vote on an austerity bill that condemns the country to years of spending cuts but is required to get a new bailout package. #NewsTracker #Greece #Europe #Greek bailout #Alexis Tsipras #Greek financial crisis #Austerity Vote
No basis for talks on a new bailout package with Greece: Germany

Jul 06, 2015

No basis for talks on a new bailout package with Greece: Germany

Germany maintained a hard line today after Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a referendum, with Berlin saying there was currently "no basis" for talks on a new bailout package or debt relief. #NewsTracker #Greece #Angela Merkel #Germany #Athens #Austerity #steffen-seibert
Greece govt says it may resign if public votes 'yes' on bailout referendum

Jul 02, 2015

Greece govt says it may resign if public votes 'yes' on bailout referendum

Greece's radical left government said on Thursday it may resign if it fails to win a referendum that could decide the country's financial future. #World #NewsTracker #Europe #EU #Austerity #Greece Financial Crisis #Bailout Referendum
One day later in Greece: The more things change, the more they remain same

Jul 01, 2015

One day later in Greece: The more things change, the more they remain same

Greece has defaulted on the payment of 1.6 billion euros that it had to make to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by the end of the day yesterday (i.e. June 30, 2015) This is the first instance of a developed country defaulting on a payment that it owed to the IMF. #GDP #IMF #Greece #Europe #Germany #bailout #Austerity #ECB
Greece: After winning elections, radical politician Alexis Tsipras vows to end humiliation and pain

Jan 26, 2015

Greece: After winning elections, radical politician Alexis Tsipras vows to end humiliation and pain

A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections. #NewsTracker #Greece #Europe #Alexis Tsipras #Syriza party #Syriza #Radical left-wing #Greece election #Greece austerity
Maharashtra govt caps foreign trips part of austerity drive

Dec 30, 2014

Maharashtra govt caps foreign trips part of austerity drive

The GR also stated that proposals of officials who are not related to the tour and are even travelling on their own expenses, accompanying officials, will not be entertained. #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Maharashtra government #Foreign Trips #austerity drive #Devendra Fadnavis #Government Resolution
Services shuts down across Greece amid nationwide general strike

Nov 27, 2014

Services shuts down across Greece amid nationwide general strike

Greece has been dependent on billions of euros from international bailouts from the eurozone and International Monetary Fund since 2010. #Economy #IMF #NewsTracker #Greece #Euro #Eurozone #Union Budget #greek debt crisis #austerity measures