All posts tagged euro zone

  • Banks finally open in Greece
    July 20, 2015, by VOANews

    Banks in cash-strapped Greece opened Monday for the first time in three weeks.  Bank customers will be allowed to make a single withdrawal of 420 euro ($455) a week, instead […]

  • Greek parliament OKs austerity plan
    July 16, 2015, by VOANews

    The Greek parliament approved a package of tough reforms demanded by the country’s creditors in return for a bailout. The vote early on Thursday was 229-64. The ruling Syriza party […]

  • Street protests erupt as Greek lawmakers debate austerity plan
    July 15, 2015, by VOANews

    Greek anti-austerity demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails at police in front of the country’s parliament building Wednesday, just as lawmakers began debate on tough demands by Athens’ international lenders in exchange [… ...

  • Greece gets reprieve but difficulties far from over
    July 14, 2015, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

    Following marathon negotiations over several days, European leaders announced a tentative agreement Monday to provide Greece with another bailout, its third in five years – and ensure the country remains […]

  • Greek PM faces full-blown political crisis
    July 14, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Having agreed a last minute deal with euro zone partners to discuss a new bailout loan for Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a series of political problems to solve […]

  • EU, Greece reach agreement on new bailout deal
    July 13, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Leaders of 19 euro zone countries reached an agreement to offer Greece a new bailout deal after 17 hours of negotiations that went on throughout the night, with Athens forced […]

  • Europe struggling to reach Greek bailout deal
    July 12, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Skeptical European finance chiefs struggled Sunday to reach an accord with debt-wracked Greece over its latest austerity plan, voicing doubts Athens would live up to its promises to cut spending […]