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May 25, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Eurogroup approved the disbursement of 10.3 billion euro in bailout loans to Greece, in the early hours of May 25. Following a marathon meeting in Brussels, it was decided […]

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Greek MPs pass new spending cuts, tax hikes

May 23, 2016, by VOANews

Greek lawmakers on Sunday approved fresh spending cuts and tax hikes demanded by European creditors in exchange for a new installment of desperately n ...

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Greek MPs approve controversial pension, tax reforms

May 9, 2016, by VOANews

Greek lawmakers have approved a controversial package of pension and tax reforms demanded by the country’s European creditors in exchange for ne ...

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Bulgaria sheds support for euro, image of EU – Eurostat

December 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Just 37 per cent of Bulgarians are in favour of the euro, a drop of six percentage points in recent months, with 49 per cent opposing the European sin ...

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    Greece bailout reforms advance in parliament
    December 16, 2015, by VOANews

    Lawmakers in Greece have approved new legislation on banking and utility reforms demanded by European lenders in exchange for another $1.1 billion in bailout funds that Athens needs immediately to […]

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    New 20 euro note goes into circulation on November 25
    November 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The new 20 euro note, the third in the Europa series, enters into circulation on November 25 2015, the European Central Bank said. The banknote has a “refreshed look and […]

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    German lawmakers to vote on Greek bailout
    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 now back the deal, but hurdles remain […]

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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 approved the package earlier Friday. Eurogroup chairman Jeroen […]