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Greece Parliament approves harsh reforms with huge majority; bailout talks to begin soon

Jul 23, 2015

Greece Parliament approves harsh reforms with huge majority; bailout talks to begin soon

Following repayments to European creditors and the International Monetary Fund, Eurostat said Greece's debt fell to 301 billion euros at the end of the first quarter from 317 billion at the end of 2014 #IMF #Eurozone #EU #ECB #Greece debt crisis #Alexis Tsipras #Greece bailout
German lawmakers back Greek bailout talks despite rebellion

Jul 18, 2015

German lawmakers back Greek bailout talks despite rebellion

German lawmakers gave their go ahead on Friday for the euro zone to negotiate a third bailout for Greece, heeding a warning from Chancellor Angela Merkel that the alternative to a deal with Athens was chaos. The Bundestag lower house of parliament, whose backing is essential for the talks to start, decisively approved the move by 439 votes to 119, with 40 abstentions. But almost a fifth of Merkel's conservatives voted 'no' in a blow to the chancellor #Germany #Greece debt crisis #financial bailout
Parliament approves austerity: Rescued Greece, euro will live for now to die another day

Jul 16, 2015

Parliament approves austerity: Rescued Greece, euro will live for now to die another day

The 82-86 billion euro bailout of Greece has essentially managed to kick the can down the road #IMF #euro zone #economic reforms #ECB #Greece debt crisis #Alexis Tsipras #euro summit
Debt crisis: Greek parliament approves austerity steps for bailout amid unrest, dissent

Jul 16, 2015

Debt crisis: Greek parliament approves austerity steps for bailout amid unrest, dissent

Tsipras said there was no alternative to the package, which he acknowledged would cause hardship, but he stood by the decision #IMF #bailout #EU #Greece debt crisis
Crisis in Greece resolved as eurozone leaders reach unanimous deal

Jul 13, 2015

Crisis in Greece resolved as eurozone leaders reach unanimous deal

The Greek government has made getting some form of debt relief a priority and hopes that a comprehensive solution will involve European creditors at least agreeing to delayed repayments or lower interest rates. #NewsTracker #Eurozone #Greece debt crisis #Donald Tusk
Greece debt crisis: Compromise for bailout in the works; erozone to vet proposals

Jul 13, 2015

Greece debt crisis: Compromise for bailout in the works; erozone to vet proposals

Eurozone proposals insist on the International Monetary Fund having a part in any future bailout, and call for Greece to park assets of up to 50 billion euros ($56 billion) for privatisation #NewsTracker #Eurozone #Greece debt crisis #financial bailout
Does the European Union Exist? A 'Grexit' will demonstrate the artificiality of the Union

Jul 12, 2015

Does the European Union Exist? A 'Grexit' will demonstrate the artificiality of the Union

What will demonstrate the artificiality of the Union is what has been called Grexit- that is, Greeces exit from the European Union. #NewsTracker #Greece #European Union #Euro #Debt crisis #EU #Grexit #exit
Greek referendum: 'Yes' has a slight lead but it is a close call, shows opinion poll

Jul 03, 2015

Greek referendum: 'Yes' has a slight lead but it is a close call, shows opinion poll

Already, Tsipras' coalition is crumbling as a succession of deputies from the right-wing Independent Greeks, his junior partners, have backed the 'Yes' vote #IMF #Euro #EU #ECB #greek debt crisis #Bailout Referendum