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Positive news from Athens not reflected in Greece talks – Schaeuble

Positive news from Athens not reflected in Greece talks – Schaeuble "The positive news from Athens is not fully reflected in the talks with the three institutions," Schaeuble told a news conference following a meeting of finance chiefs from the Group of Seven industrial nations in Dresden, Germany. (Reporting by … Full News here – […]

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Art among the ruins: can a sculpture show in Athens offer Greece new hope?

Art among the ruins: can a sculpture show in Athens offer Greece new hope? A group of artists stand chatting on the terrace of a grand mansion in the centre of Athens. In the distance lie the ruins of the Acropolis. The view towards it, across the sprawl of the grand gardens, is interrupted by […]

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Greece is trying to squeeze $2.7 billion from public entities before Athens

Greece is trying to squeeze .7 billion from public entities before Athens … Greece hopes to get 2.5 billion euros ($ 2.7 billion) by forcing public entities to lend to the state, giving it enough room to meet its obligations through the end of May, the deputy finance minister said on Wednesday. Shut out of […]

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Washington ready to play role of ‘honest broker’ in Greece debt talks, Athens says [Update]

Washington wishes to play the role of an “honest broker” in Greek government negotiations with the country’s foreign lenders so that Full News here – Latest News

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Greece need ‘national strategy’ on immigration, PM says after meeting EU commissioner

Greece needs a long-term “national strategy” to deal with the influx of undocumented migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday following a meeting in Athens with European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos. Full News here – Latest News

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4/6/2015: Front Page: Russians, Chinese keen to live their myth in Greece

Foreign buyers spent some 250 billion euros on holiday homes in Greece last year, compared to 168 billion in 2013, as prices in the popular but debt-hit tourism destination have fallen by 50 percent since the outbreak of the crisis, Kathimerini… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Lagarde confirms Greece will repay IMF on April 9 after Varoufakis meeting

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed to International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde on Sunday that Athens will meet the 450-million-euro debt repayment to the Fund on April 9. Full News here – Latest News

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Big week for Greece as cash runs out and election scenario looms

Greece faces another critical week with looming debt repayment obligations and the resumption of tough talks on a proposed list of reforms with the country’s international creditors amid renewed speculation about the possibility of a Greek default or an early general election. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece tells creditors it will run out of cash on April 9

Greece has told its creditors it will run out of money on April 9, making an appeal for more loans before reforms on which new disbursements Full News here – Latest News

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Germany expects, at best, an interim assessment from Greece call

Germany has “modest expectations” for a conference call of euro zone deputy finance ministers this afternoon and does not expect more to Full News here – Latest News

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Merkel: No time to lose on Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Greece needed to stick to its commitments and though there was some leeway for Full News here – Latest News

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European stock-index futures rise as investors look to Greece

European stock-index futures advanced, indicating equities may extend gains, as investors watch Greece for any details on efforts to secure more funds and avoid fiscal collapse. Full News here – Latest News

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Improved Greece draws 0-0 at Hungary

Greece ended up goalless with Hungary in Budapest on Sunday, on manager Sergio Markarian’s debut on the national soccer team’s bench, a result that has left Greece at the bottom of its Euro 2016 qualifying group with two points. Full News here – Latest News

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3/28/2015: Front Page: China and Greece look to closer ties, Kotzias to visit US

Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis continued his visit to China yesterday by holding talks with Vice Premier Ma Kai in Beijing, where both men pledged to strengthen ties between the two countries. During the two-hour meeting, the pair reaffirmed… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty

Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greeces sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government’s pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default. Full News here – Latest News

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