Conservative New Democracy leader Vangelis Meimarakis concedes defeat on Sunday in Greece’s national election to his leftist rival, Syriza’s Alexis Tsipras.
Profile of former Greek Prime Minister and Syriza Party leader Alexis Tsipras.
Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, hands in his resignation and ask for early elections as main opposition leader, Evangelos Meimarakis, says he’ll try to form government.
(EBS) – Euro zone leaders clinched a deal with Greece on Monday (July 13) to negotiate a third bailout to keep the near-bankrupt country in the euro zone after a whole night of haggling at an emergency summit.
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”.
Protesters clash with Greek police in central Athens ahead of rally in support of “No” vote in the referendum for the EU bailout.
A German schnapps maker sees the funny side of souring German-Greek relations, patenting the name “Grexit” for a bitter schnapps.
(Reuters Business Report) – Frankfurt’s Dax – on its longest streak of weekly gains since 1998.
This, in fact, its ninth week.
Europe is the feelgood factor.