All posts tagged Greece

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May 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Riga Thursday for a European Union leaders’ meeting on the sidelines of which he is scheduled to hold talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel […]

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Tsipras faces Syriza revolt against prospective deal with creditors

May 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A deal between Greece and its creditors over the current bailout programme is apparently closer to being agreed than ever before. However, attention i ...

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Greece flirts with default

May 18, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The government aims at reaching a technical agreement with lenders this week to unlock rescue aid and avert a default. However, as talks enter a criti ...

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Greece ups effort to reach agreement with creditors

May 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Greek government is intensifying its efforts to reach an agreement with the country’s creditors through a series of concessions it is about to m ...

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    Fragile Greek economy dips back into recession
    May 14, 2015, by VOANews

    Greek officials, scrambling to reach a bailout deal with international creditors, confirmed new fears of an economic slowdown, with an official announcement Wednesday that the economy had slipped back into […]

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    Macedonia crisis: How the neighbours have reacted
    May 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    From Athens to Belgrade, Pristina and Sofia to Tirana, all of Macedonia’s neighbours have had something to say about the troubles in the former Yugoslav republic. The messages and their […]

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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 deal reached with creditors to be within […]

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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 […]