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  1. Business - Economy - GREECE

    Euro zone grants multi-billion euro lifeline for Greece

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 08:44pm by Reuters

    ... Athens to get staggered payments over course of the year Greece secured a 6.8 billion euro (US$8.7 billion) lifeline from the euro zone on Monday, officials told reporters, but was told ... drip fed support under close watch from its international creditors to drive through unpopular reforms. Under the terms of the deal, euro zone finance ministers agreed to make staggered ...

  2. News - World - GREECE

    Financial crisis drives up Greek suicide rate

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Athens Financial crisis drives up Greek suicide rate Suicides increased by 45 per cent during the first four years of Greece's financial crisis, a mental health aid group said. It warned there are indications of a further "ve ...

  3. News - World - GREECE

    Greek police clash with protesters during Merkel visit

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 03:15pm by Reuters in Athens

    ... At a joint appearance before the press, she is expected to confirm her desire to keep Greece in the euro zone, after members of her government flirted with the idea of an exit earlier this year. ... on Greece in exchange for two EU-IMF bailout packages worth over 200 billion euros. Some pelted police with rocks, bottles and sticks, and tried to bust through a barricade set up to protect Merkel ...

  4. News - World - GREECE

    Greek protest turns violent during general strike

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 08:50pm by Associated Press in Athens

    ... drums. As the strike got under way on Wednesday, Greece’s prime minister and finance minister hammered out a 11.5 billion euro (US$14.87 billion) package of spending cuts demanded ... Without them, Greece would be forced into a chaotic default on its debts and possibly into an exit from the 17-country bloc that uses the euro. The country’s lenders have demanded more fiscal ...

  5. News - World - GREECE

    Greece adopts bill to cut 15,000 civil servant jobs

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 08:00am by AFP

    ... Monetary Fund, European Union and European Central Bank – to unlock loans 8.8 billion euros (HK$88 billion). The EU and the IMF have committed a total of 240 billion euros in rescue loans since ...

  6. News - World - GREECE

    Greek PM Antonis Samaras tells euro partners to pay up on promised loans

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Athens

    ... but the stability of the entire euro zone that depends on the successful completion of this effort in the coming days," Samaras said. "Whatever technical difficulties there might be in finding a technical solution do not excuse any delay," he said. Greece has been relying on rescue loans from other euro-zone countries and the IMF since May 2010, after a massive budget gap ...

  7. News - World - GREECE

    Murder, suicide, disease surges under Greek austerity

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... When Greece's economy took a plunge, murders and disease rates soared, according to a study that suggests the impact of the European nation's austerity cuts may be worse than expected. Suicide and murder rates climbed from 2007 to 2009, particul ...

  8. News - World - GREECE

    Greeks on strike as politicians finalise cuts

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:30pm by Associated Press in Athens

    ... dependent on international rescue loans from other euro zone countries and the International Monetary Fund since mid-2010. Without the loans, Greece would be forced into a chaotic default on its ... as the prime minister and finance minister hammered out a package of 11.5 billion euros (US$14.87 billion) in spending cuts. Everyone from shopkeepers and pharmacists to teachers, customs workers ...

  9. News - World - GREECE

    Car bomb explodes outside Greek central bank building

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 07:15pm by Reuters

    ... to succeed.” Makeshift bomb and arson attacks have escalated since Greece adopted unpopular austerity measures in exchange for multi-billion euro bailouts by the European Union and International ...

  10. News - World - GREECE

    Athens explodes as Greek lawmakers ram through new austerity package

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Athens

    ... the country in the euro zone. But passage was so narrow that the government's continued stability remained at risk. Rioters earlier rampaged outside Parliament during an 80,000-strong ...




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