Tag Archives: Europe

10Jul/15

‘Come to Hungary, we’ve got jobs in London!’ Group mocks Hungary’s anti-immigrant drive

Hungarian spoof political party launches an “anti-anti-immigration campaign” and bedecks Hungary with posters reading: “Sorry about our prime minister!”.

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07Jul/15

Europe stood by and watched as Greek elite plundered country, says Germany’s Gabriel

Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel says the elite in Greece has plundered the country for years while Europe just watched it happen.

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06Jul/15

Greece a flashpoint for Europe?

(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.
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06Jul/15

Greek No vote “catastrophic scenario” for markets, says analyst

A ‘No’ vote by the Greeks is a “catastrophic scenario” for markets, an analyst says while on the streets of Paris, people say the Greeks may have voted in a “selfish” way.

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05Jul/15

European Parliament President doubts Greek banks will reopen, warns of ‘dramatic’ times ahead

European Parliament President Martin Schulz doubts Greek banks will reopen this week, calls for emergency humanitarian aid for Greece and demands the government make meaningful proposals on its debt to stave off ‘dramatic’ times.

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05Jul/15

Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum ‘No’

(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.
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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

Tourist in Greece: “They need us now; they need our money.”

(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.
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