All posts tagged euro zone

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]