All posts tagged Greece

  • Visiting German finance minister faces Greek protests
    July 19, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    Thousands of police officers lined the streets of Athens on Thursday as the German finance minister visited the Greek capital. His arrival comes as a controversial bill was passed in […]

  • Greece facing new austerity protests
    July 15, 2013, by VOANews

    Greece is facing a new wave of austerity protests, this time by police and municipal workers. With sirens blaring, striking police blocked traffic in Athens Monday at the outset of […]

  • Hellenic Postbank sold to Eurobank
    July 15, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) has picked Eurobank to buy the Hellenic Postbank, after a board meeting held over the weekend. An HFSF announcement says it will “work closely […]

  • Financial gap looms over Greece
    July 12, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Greece will face a financial gap immediately after July 2014. During a press conference, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said the country’s rescue deal […]

  • Europe to send more bailout money to Greece
    July 8, 2013, by VOANews

    Greece’s international creditors have agreed to hand it a further 6.3 billion euro in bailout funds, even as they warn the country faces an uncertain economic outlook. Greece had sought […]

  • Lenders pressuring Greece over austerity pledges
    July 2, 2013, by VOANews

    Greece’s international creditors are putting new pressure on Athens to meet its pledges to cut government spending before handing over more bailout money to the debt-ridden country. The lenders are […]