All posts tagged Greece

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December 7, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Following Monday’s Eurogroup decision to grant Greece short term debt relief, the country’s government expressed its determination to fend off demands for additional austerity measures in order to conclude the […]


Trilateral Bulgaria-Greece-Turkey contact centre opened at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint

November 25, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A trilateral Bulgarian-Greek-Turkish contact centre opened at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint on November 25 2016, the culmination of five year ...

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‘Washington Group’ to informally discuss Greek debt behind closed doors

November 23, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

According to a report in German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Finance Ministers of Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands are plannin ...

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Patrick Brigham: Greece on the internet

November 19, 2016, by The Balkan News Magazine

It is not a language difficulty nor is it an inability for me to comfortably use the internet – after all I am a writer and a journalist – but [&h ...

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    Why Obama’s visit to Athens is not just about Greek debt
    November 16, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The visit of the outgoing US President Barack Obama to Athens is going to go down as one of the important moments in Greece’s political history. It’s the fourth visit […]

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    On final overseas trip, Obama reassures Europe
    November 15, 2016, by VOANews

    Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama was in Greece Tuesday, bringing to Europe much sought assurances about the U.S. commitment to NATO under the presidency of Donald Trump. Before leaving the […]

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    IMF shows Athens carrot and stick for debt relief
    November 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    According to reports in the Greek press, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to commit to remaining a part of the Greek bailout programme. However, its inclusion in the […]

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    Greek economy beating estimates, 0.5% growth in Q3
    November 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) and the Greek Finance Ministry announced encouraging figures pointing to a positive turn in the Greek economy as the government appears on course to hit […]