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May 14, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The outlook for economies in south-eastern Europe (SEE) is improving on the back of monetary easing in the euro zone, the weaker euro and lower commodity prices as domestic policy […]

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Eurogroup welcomes progress on Greece as country makes IMF payment

May 12, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greece’s finance ministry on Monday ordered the payment of a 750 million euro installment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on May 12. Prior ...

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Greece prepares for crucial Eurogroup meeting

May 11, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

After a cabinet meeting which lasted more than seven hours on May 10, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras reportedly expressed determination for any d ...

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Bulgarians favour introduction of euro, but feel country not ready – survey

May 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian respondents in an Eurobarometer survey released on May 8 were broadly in favour of the country adopting the common European currency, and th ...


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    Greek government significantly closer to deal with creditors
    May 6, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Hopes of a deal between the Greek government and the country’s creditors were raised Wednesday following positive statements from both sides. European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker and Greek Prime […]

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    Greece makes $222 million interest payment to IMF
    May 6, 2015, by VOANews

    Greece made a $222 million interest payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Wednesday. But another, much larger payment looms, and it’s not clear if Athens will be able to […]

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    Greece faces daunting funding needs in May
    May 4, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece’s next payment to the International Monetary Fund, totalling about 190 million euro in interest payments, is due on May 6 because of the May Day holiday in Greece. These funds […]

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    Greek government under pressure to clinch deal with creditors
    April 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek premier Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone conversation on Sunday to maintain contact during talks between Athens and its lenders to reach a deal […]

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    Greece still far from a deal with creditors
    April 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A Euro Working Group (EWG) teleconference held Monday ended without much progress in ongoing talks between Greece and its creditors. Greece’s envoy in the negotiations currently taking place in Paris […]