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Greece in talks to get more bailout bucks

Nov 19, 2013

Greece in talks to get more bailout bucks

Greece's finance minister met Monday with representatives of the country's international creditors, part of tough negotiations to resolve a disagreement over 2014 budget cuts and allow the release of further rescue loans. #Economy #IMF #Greece #International Monetary Fund #Athens #European Central Bank #European Commission
Greece has three days to deliver or face consequences: EU officials

Jul 03, 2013

Greece has three days to deliver or face consequences: EU officials

Greece has three days to reassure Europe and the IMF that it can deliver on conditions attached to its bailout in order to receive its next tranche of aid, four euro zone officials said on Tuesday #IMF #Greece #European Union #EU #Athens #Bail-out
Olympic medallist Rathore faces doping allegations

May 16, 2013

Olympic medallist Rathore faces doping allegations

In the 2004 World Cup in Bangkok, Rathore had tested positive for 'A' sample, but the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) cleared him after the double-trap ace returned negative for his 'B' sample. #Sports #NewsTracker #Shooting #Olympics #Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore #NRAI #Athens 2004 #ISSF
Greek police storm metro depot in bid to end strike

Jan 25, 2013

Greek police storm metro depot in bid to end strike

Metro staff have been outraged by plans to scrap their existing contracts as part of a broader reform to public sector pay, with their union saying the measure would subject them to a roughly 25 percent pay cut. #NewsTracker #Greece #Athens #Metro strike
A train ride through Athens and the changes of Greece

Jul 05, 2012

A train ride through Athens and the changes of Greece

A Greek citizen working abroad takes a familiar train ride through the unfamiliar terrain of a struggling economy. #Greece #recession #Euro #WanderingI #Athens #Eurozone crisis

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A train ride through Athens and the changes of Greece

Sep 17, 2014

Barcelona, Spain, tops innovative cities contest

Barcelona, Spain , has captured the 5 million euro grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Wednesday. Four others were awarded 1 million euros each: the metr... #Stockholm #Barcelona #Athens #Bloomberg
A train ride through Athens and the changes of Greece

Sep 16, 2014

Driver killed in Metro East crash

Jeremiah Michael McGovern lived in New Athens but was from Mount Vernon, Ill... #Stockholm #Barcelona #Athens #Bloomberg
A train ride through Athens and the changes of Greece

Sep 16, 2014

Scotland took long road to independence vote

On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it ran out two centuries ago... #Scotland #Edinburgh