Archive for June, 2015

  • Greece closes banks, imposes capital controls
    June 29, 2015, by VOANews

    Cash-strapped Greece – cut off from further infusions of European funds ­– ordered its banks and stock market closed for six days beginning Monday, June 29, as the country’s financial […]

  • ECB keeps emergency credit open to Greek banks
    June 28, 2015, by VOANews

    The European Central Bank said Sunday it is keeping its emergency credit lines open to Greek banks even as Greek depositors are standing in long lines at automated teller machines […]

  • Greek lawmakers approve bailout referendum
    June 28, 2015, by VOANews

    The Greek Parliament voted late Saturday to accept Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ call for a referendum July 5 on proposed reforms needed to get bailout funds. Tsipras issued a defiant […]

  • Greek PM calls referendum on bailout deal
    June 27, 2015, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

    Greece’s prime minister has called for a referendum on the outcome of bailout talks with international creditors. Prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced the surprise move in a televised address early […]

  • Bulgaria stands its ground in tax dispute with Greece
    June 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria and Greece have presented their cases to the European Commission in a tax dispute case threatening to strain cross-border transactions between the two neighbours, which the Commission is expected […]

  • No debt deal yet for Greece
    June 26, 2015, by VOANews

    Leaders of the European Council, France and Germany say the issue of Greek debt must be settled at a crucial meeting of eurozone finance ministers Saturday, after talks Thursday ended […]