All posts tagged Greece

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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. […]

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    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 […]

  • Carrefour exits Greek joint venture
    June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    French retail chain Carrefour said on June 15 that it was selling its stake in a joint venture with Greek group Marinopoulos, taking a 220 million euro loss on the […]

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    Greece ponders second election in six weeks
    June 15, 2012, by Dominic Laurie of VOANews

    Greeks vote for a government for the second time in six weeks on Sunday. The last election, in May, gave no conclusive outcome. And tempers are rising as politicians from […]

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    Greek SMEs heading to Bulgaria ‘in droves’ – report
    June 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Thousands of Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are looking for the road to financial recovery in Bulgaria, and about 6000 companies had relocated from Greece to Bulgaria, Athens-based eKathimerini […]

  • CEE plan fails to quell Greece fears
    June 8, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who is himself no favorite in Brussels these days, says he has a contingency plan for the Visegrad Four (V4) countries if Greece exits the […]

  • S&P rates Greek euro zone exit odds at one-in-three
    June 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit ratings agency Standard&Poor’s has described the odds that Greece will exit the euro zone following the June 17 parliamentary elections as “at least a one-in-three chance”. “This could be […]

  • Greeks divided as election stalemate looms again
    June 5, 2012, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    The final day of polling before the repeat election in Greece on June 17 showed the two main contenders neck and neck. The economic crisis has divided Greeks, who appear […]

  • Nikola Gruevski, prime minister of former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia, FYROM
    The Macedonia muddle
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Ahead of the May 2012 Nato summit in Chicago, Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski sent from Skopje a plea for the alliance to include on its agenda an invitation for […]