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August 19, 2015, by VOANews

German lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on a $93 billion bailout package for Greece, a move that would help Greece meet Thursday’s deadline to repay international creditors. Chancellor Angela […]

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Tough road ahead for Greece, euro zone after bailout

August 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

German lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on whether to approve a third bailout for Greece. Both Greek lawmakers and eurozone finance ministers ...

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Euro zone ministers endorse Greek bailout

August 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

Eurozone finance ministers in Brussels have approved the first $29-billion payment of a $93-billion bailout deal for Greece after the Greek Parliament ...

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Greek parliament approves second set of reforms demanded by creditors

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 ...


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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 to lose more rebel Syriza MPs. […]

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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 euro ($455) a week, instead […]

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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 […]