All posts tagged Greece

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch Minister for Finance and President of the Eurogroup
January 27, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels have suggested they are open to giving Greece more time to pay back its debt, but there is little support for a total […]

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Brussels shaken as new Greek leader challenges Europe’s austerity drive

January 27, 2015, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Greece’s youngest ever prime minister, 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, was sworn in Monday after his victorious far-left Syriza party entered a coalitio ...

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SYRIZA – Independent Greeks form coalition government

January 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

“From this moment there is a government in the country. The ANEL are giving a vote of confidence to Alexis Tsipras. The Prime Minister (Alexis Tsipr ...

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Anti-austerity leftists winning Greek election

January 26, 2015, by VOANews

Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party and its leader Alexis Tsipras appear headed to a decisive national election victory, in a vote lodged again ...

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    Exit polls in Greek election: Syriza gets 37%
    January 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Exit polls soon after voting ended in Greece’s January 25 snap election saw anti-austerity party Syriza having got 37 per cent and conservative New Democracy 25 per cent. Far-right Golden […]

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    The polls opened for 10 million Greek voters
    January 25, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Since 7am on the morning of January 25, nearly 10 million Greek voters have started going to the polls to elect a new government. The electoral process, one of the most crucial […]

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    Greece could shift to left in election
    January 24, 2015, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Greek voters will cast ballots on Sunday to elect a new parliament, with opinion polls indicating they could put a leftist party in power that would take a harder line […]

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    ECB approves emergency funding line for Greek systemic banks
    January 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Central Bank (ECB) approved an emergency funding line for Greek banks to be provided via the country’s central bank. Last week, tightening liquidity ahead of the January 25 […]