People in the Greek capital say they feel humiliated by euro zone partners who have not yet accepted their government’s latest proposals to secure a third bailout.
Eurogroup ministers gathering in Brussels hope for progress as “difficult” Greece negotiations resume and the European Union’s president cancels a planned summit of all 28 EU leaders that would have been needed in case of a “Grexit”.
(REUTERS) – Try buying your air ticket through a travel agent like this one in Athens, and you could end up like the Greek economy.
Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel says the elite in Greece has plundered the country for years while Europe just watched it happen.
(Reuters Business Report) – Don Quixote: a Spanish literary hero famous for tilting his lance at imaginary foes – like windmills.
Austerity though – that’s seen as a very real enemy.
Many Spaniards in solidarity with ordinary Greeks.
A preview of events leading up to the referendum that could decide Greece’s future in the euro zone.
(REUTERS) – All is well on the Greek Island of Naxos as tourists enjoy the clear water as part of their holiday.
As Greece is engulfed in turmoil — facing a stark cash crunch — tourists take in the sun — and offer a helping hand to Greece.
As Greece teeters towards a potential EU exit, commodity prices are also feeling the heat, driven in part by slower growth in China.
(REUTERS) – Greece’s high streets are already littered with empty shops.
And there are now fears more could go out of business if capital controls remain in place for any length of time.
There’s usually a cheery wave from Alexis Tsipras when he goes to work.
Today, though, little to celebrate.
Greece is now the first advanced nation to default to the IMF.