Tag Archives: Alexis Tsipras

12Jul/15

Ministers hope for progress as ‘difficult’ Greek debt talks resume

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”.
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04Jul/15

How did Greece get here?

A preview of events leading up to the referendum that could decide Greece’s future in the euro zone.

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03Jul/15

Greek police fire stun grenades in Athens scuffles

Protesters clash with Greek police in central Athens ahead of rally in support of “No” vote in the referendum for the EU bailout.
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02Jul/15

Impoverished Greek industrial town reflects on the country’s situation as the country prepares for referendum

Residents of a once-booming industrial town near Athens speak about their current struggle to survive and their uncertain future, three days ahead of a snap referendum on the European Union’s aid proposal for Greece, seen by many as the final verdict for the country’s stay in the eurozone.

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01Jul/15

UK stock markets calm despite Greek default

UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.

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01Jul/15

Greece on edge of new decision?

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.
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25Jun/15

Greek minister accuses creditors of blackmail

Greek ministers are speculating creditors are conspiring against Athens as euro zone ministers say they will work with creditor proposal not the Greek one, but many still hopeful of a deal.

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25Jun/15

Business man patents ‘Grexit” for sour schnapps

A German schnapps maker sees the funny side of souring German-Greek relations, patenting the name “Grexit” for a bitter schnapps.

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