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Greece to sell a majority stake in Piraeus Port, with China’s Cosco in the bidding
Police fire teargas at Greek anti-austerity protest

Greek police fired teargas to disperse anti-austerity protesters hurling stones and petrol bombs on the day of a general strike that brought much of the near-bankrupt country to a standstill.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Greek police fired teargas to disperse anti-austerity protesters hurling stones and petrol bombs on the day of a general strike that brought much of the near-bankrupt country to a standstill.

Police fire teargas at Greek anti-austerity protest
Greece, lenders seek to bridge differences on cuts plan
Merkel tells enraged Greeks painful reforms will pay off

Tens of thousands of angry Greek protesters filled the streets of Athens to greet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who offered sympathy but no promise of further aid. Police fired teargas and stun grenades to hold back crowds chanting anti-austerity slogans and waving Nazi flags while Merkel’s host, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, welcomed her as a “friend” of Greece.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Tens of thousands of angry Greek protesters filled the streets of Athens to greet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who offered sympathy but no promise of further aid. Police fired teargas and stun grenades to hold back crowds chanting anti-austerity slogans and waving Nazi flags while Merkel’s host, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, welcomed her as a “friend” of Greece.

Merkel tells enraged Greeks painful reforms will pay off
Major Greek daily reprints Swiss accounts list
Greek police clash with protesters during Merkel visit

Germany’s Angela Merkel arrived in Greece on her first visit since Europe’s debt crisis erupted, braving protests to deliver a message of support to a nation hammered by recession.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Germany’s Angela Merkel arrived in Greece on her first visit since Europe’s debt crisis erupted, braving protests to deliver a message of support to a nation hammered by recession.

Greek police clash with protesters during Merkel visit
Peace Prize? We're in a financial war, say Europeans
Bomb explodes outside Greek deputy prosecutor’s home
Greek journalist tried over Swiss bank leak

Greek lawyers launched their defence of a prominent journalist on Thursday charged with breaking private data rules after he published the names of more than 2,000 wealthy Greeks believed to be holding Swiss bank accounts.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Greek lawyers launched their defence of a prominent journalist on Thursday charged with breaking private data rules after he published the names of more than 2,000 wealthy Greeks believed to be holding Swiss bank accounts.

Greek journalist tried over Swiss bank leak
Leader of Greek far-right Golden Dawn party jailed pending trial
Greece halves surplus forecast as recession deepens

The Greek government on Wednesday predicted worse-than-expected recession next year and downgraded a rare positive note in its budget, highlighting the toll of repeated rounds of austerity.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The Greek government on Wednesday predicted worse-than-expected recession next year and downgraded a rare positive note in its budget, highlighting the toll of repeated rounds of austerity.

Greece halves surplus forecast as recession deepens