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June 25, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

One of the EU’s most fragile economies is bracing for fallout from Britain’s referendum. Greece has become ground zero for the EU’s experiments – from austerity to refugee distribution. There […]

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Eurogroup approves disbursement of 7.5B euro loan tranche to Greece

June 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Eurogroup finance ministers approved the release of 7.5 billion euro in bailout funding to Greece during a meeting in Luxembourg held Thursday. Greek ...

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Greek government eager to secure bailout funds before Brexit referendum

June 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Greek government is keen to make sure the European Stability Mechanism and subsequent Eurogroup meeting give the necessary final approval for the ...

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Athens confident euro working group will green-light funds disbursement

June 9, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Euro zone deputy finance ministers – the so-called Euro Working Group – will convene in Helsinki on June 9 to assess whether or not Athens has car ...

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    Eurogroup arrives at ‘major breakthrough’ on Greece
    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 needed bailout funds. The legislation, which also […]

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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 nearly $100 billion in bailout cash. The latest reforms […]

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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 […]