All posts tagged Greece

  • Greek ambassador to Bulgaria appointed to Nato post
    April 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Thrasyvoulos “Terry” Stamatopoulos, Greece’s ambassador to Bulgaria since February 2012, has been appointed Nato assistant secretary-general for political affairs and security policy. Before becoming the Greek ambassador in Sofia, Sta ...

  • View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Lenders say Greece on track to get more bailout money
    April 15, 2013, by VOANews

    Greece’s international lenders say the debt-ridden country is meeting their demands to improve its economy and is on track to get more bailout money in the coming weeks. Greek Prime […]

  • Greece could still get South Stream branch – report
    November 22, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Russian state-owned gas firm Gazprom has not abandoned plans to build a branch of the South Stream gas pipeline passing through Greece, Greek daily Kathimerini reported, quoting an interview by […]

  • Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras
    Greece’s new leaders to miss EU meeting
    June 25, 2012, by VOANews

    Greece has run into a snag in its efforts to renegotiate its European-led bailout, as health problems sidelined the new prime minister and finance minister ahead of a critical meeting […]

  • Samaras sworn in as Greek prime minister
    June 20, 2012, by VOANews

    Conservative Antonis Samaras has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister, leading a newly formed coalition government that intends to renegotiate the terms of an international bailout package. Three […]

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    EU set to ease Greek bailout terms
    June 19, 2012, by VOANews

    The European Union says it is set to ease the strict austerity conditions of Greece’s financial bailout, possibly agreeing to changes in the rescue package in the next few months. […]

  • Greek New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras
    Greek party leaders hopeful as coalition talks continue
    June 19, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek party leaders are holding a second day of talks aimed at forming a coalition government. The country’s president has given the head of the conservative New Democracy party, Antonis […]