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July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation as Greece’s finance minister on July 6, saying that some Eurogroup participants “and assorted ‘partners’” wanted him out of meetings and so he was quitting […]

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European Parliament President on Greek referendum result: ‘This is a difficult day’

July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Parliament President Martin Schulz, speaking after the “no” outcome in the July 5 referendum, said that he hoped that the Greek g ...

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Eurogroup President Dijsselbloem: ‘Result very regrettable for future of Greece’

July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The result of the Greek July 5 referendum is “very regrettable for the future of Greece,” Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said aft ...

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EC ‘respects results’ of Greece referendum, Merkel and Hollande to meet

July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission takes note of and respects the result of the referendum in Greece, the Commission said on July 5, soon after it became clear t ...


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    Greeks divided on Sunday’s bailout referendum
    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 Sunday’s vote on whether to accept lenders’ […]

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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 […]