All posts tagged Greece

  • Obama says Greece needs balance of austerity and growth
    August 9, 2013, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    U.S. President Barack Obama advised Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaris to seek a balance of austerity and growth, as his country works to overcome severe unemployment and other economic problems.After […]

  • a fanned-out sheaf of euro notes
    Greek finance ministry steps up crackdown on tax cheats
    August 8, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A Greek government legislative act will allow relevant authorities to proceed with confiscations against tax-evading businesses on weekends, during any time of the day as well as during the month […]

  • Italian PM Letta slams EU handling of Greek crisis
    July 30, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta gave his Greek counterpart a “vote of confidence” Monday while saying that the EU has made some “serious mistakes” in handling the Greek crisis. Letta […]

  • Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras
    Italian, Greek PMs to meet
    July 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Italian Prime Minister, Enrico Leta, is going to meet on Monday noon with his Greek counterpart, Antonis Samaras, in a scheduled two-day official visit in Athens, where he will discuss […]

  • National Bank of Greece absorbs Probank
    July 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The National Bank of Greece (NBG) announced it will absorb Greek lender Probank which recently broke into a good and bad bank, with the former being snapped up by NBG. […]

  • Privatization plan of Greek Public Power Corporation unveiled
    July 26, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Greek government has unveiled details of a plan to privatize the Public Power Corporation. The privatization is part of the agreement Greece has signed with its international lenders in […]

  • View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Greece closer to rescue loan tranche disbursement
    July 25, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A Euro Working Group meeting was held Wednesday to examine if Greece has taken all necessary prior actions in order for the country to receive the next tranche of the […]

  • 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 […]