All posts tagged Greece

greek border blockade
February 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

After a week of extensive traffic disruption at the border crossings between Bulgaria and Greece, the blockade imposed by Greek farmers appeared to ease on the morning of February 5, […]

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Greek government caught in lose-lose situation

February 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Greek government seems to have become trapped in an “impossible” situation as its negotiations with creditors appear to be at a dead-end and h ...

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General strike against pension reform brings Greece to standstill

February 4, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Thursday’s general strike called by the largest trade unions in the country, private sector workers union GSEE and public sector employees union ADE ...

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Bulgaria seeking ‘solution’ to Greek farmers’ blockade of border crossings – Foreign Minister

February 2, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on February 2 that authorities in Sofia were using all available diplomatic channels to solve the issu ...

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    Greece, quadriga begin talks on first bailout review
    February 1, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The top officials of Greece’s “quadriga” of creditors arrived in Athens over the weekend for talks with the Greek government that begin Monday on the first review of the country’s […]

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    33 migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey
    January 31, 2016, by VOANews

    At least 33 migrants, including children, drowned and about 75 were rescued after a boat transporting them to the Greek island of Lesbos sank off Turkey’s western coast Saturday, Turkish […]