All posts tagged euro zone

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July 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greece’s parliament approved in the early hours of Thursday the second set of prior actions, on judicial and banking reforms, required in order for talks to begin on its third […]

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ECB provides 900 million euro cash injection to Greek banks

July 23, 2015, by VOANews

Greece’s banks received a new cash injection from the European Central Bank on Wednesday, ahead of a key vote in parliament on judicial and bank ...

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Greek government gears up for crucial prior action vote

July 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Greek Prime Minister is feeling the political weight on his shoulders ahead of Wednesday’s vote of prior actions in parliament where he stands t ...

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Banks finally open in Greece

July 20, 2015, by VOANews

Banks in cash-strapped Greece opened Monday for the first time in three weeks.  Bank customers will be allowed to make a single withdrawal of 420 eur ...

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    Greek parliament OKs austerity plan
    July 16, 2015, by VOANews

    The Greek parliament approved a package of tough reforms demanded by the country’s creditors in return for a bailout. The vote early on Thursday was 229-64. The ruling Syriza party […]

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    Street protests erupt as Greek lawmakers debate austerity plan
    July 15, 2015, by VOANews

    Greek anti-austerity demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails at police in front of the country’s parliament building Wednesday, just as lawmakers began debate on tough demands by Athens’ international lenders in exchange [… ...

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    Greece gets reprieve but difficulties far from over
    July 14, 2015, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

    Following marathon negotiations over several days, European leaders announced a tentative agreement Monday to provide Greece with another bailout, its third in five years – and ensure the country remains […]

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    Greek PM faces full-blown political crisis
    July 14, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Having agreed a last minute deal with euro zone partners to discuss a new bailout loan for Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a series of political problems to solve […]