Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends “difficult” bailout proposals in front of parliament.
(REUTERS) – Try buying your air ticket through a travel agent like this one in Athens, and you could end up like the Greek economy.
(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.
(Reuters Business Report) – There was no mistaking the mood in Athens in front of Parliament Sunday night.
Official figures show a whopping 61 percent of Greeks overwhelmingly rejected the terms of an international financial bailout… overturning opinion polls that had predicted an outcome too close to call.
One of Greece’s biggest bakery chains is breaking bread with those in need.
The Venetis chain is donating fresh-baked bread to pensioners and those struggling to make ends meet to ease the burden of the financial crisis.
And they’re happy to provide the service.
A preview of events leading up to the referendum that could decide Greece’s future in the euro zone.
With less than a day to go until a crucial referendum, people in the Greek capital seem to be divided on whether to endorse a financial aid deal with creditors.
Protesters clash with Greek police in central Athens ahead of rally in support of “No” vote in the referendum for the EU bailout.
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.
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.