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View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
July 3, 2015, by VOANews

A poll of Greeks likely to vote in Sunday’s referendum on a European bailout proposal indicated they are nearly evenly divided between an up or down vote. The poll of […]

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IMF: Greece’s financial condition getting worse

July 3, 2015, by VOANews

The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that debt-ridden Greece’s financial plight is even worse than it first thought as the country heads to ...

Just over 300 Syrian refugees with passports lining up to board the night ferry from the Greek island of Kos to Athens where they can be registered. Photo: UNHCR/S. Baltagiannis

Greece: The money’s gone but the refugees are still coming

July 3, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

Greece has overtaken Italy: Around 69 000 refugees have arrived in the crisis-ridden country this year, yet it has no functioning asylum system or rec ...


Heads roll as Ukraine’s reforms falter

July 3, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

The recent spate of dismissals or resignations of high-ranking officials in Ukraine is a sign that the country’s reform drive is stalling just 1 ...

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    Finance minister: If Greece approves bailout, I’ll quit
    July 2, 2015, by VOANews

    Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said he will resign his post if Greek voters approve Sunday’s referendum on bailout terms demanded by the country’s European creditors. Varoufakis said in a […]

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    Greek bailout crisis unresolved; talks continue
    July 1, 2015, by VOANews

    The Greek bailout crisis remains unresolved, with European finance chiefs saying they would continue to examine Athens’ last-minute debt relief proposal on Wednesday. The eurozone’s 19 finance ministers discussed the […]

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    IMF confirms Greece is in arrears
    July 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The International Monetary Fund has confirmed that it has not received payment due from Greece of about 1.5 billion euro. In a statement soon after 1am Athens time on July […]

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    Greek crisis: Neighbouring countries issue assurances
    June 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Greece’s four neighbouring countries have issued assurances in the wake of the country’s financial and economic crisis, imposition of bank closures and credit controls and as it appears headed for […]

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    EU to end data, voice roaming fees in June 2017
    June 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union’s key institutions have reached an agreement that, if approved by member states, would completely eliminate roaming surcharges on phone calls and mobile internet within the EU starting in […]