Reuters in Athens

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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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.

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
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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.

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