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News: Greece

We have started to collect the most important news related to Greece in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Greece – overview

Greece: news

VIDEO: What options remain for Greece?

Friday, October 14th 2011, 8:45

European leaders are due to meet next week to discuss another rescue plan. But just what options remain?
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Greece and troika in payout deal

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 14:38

International financial inspectors reach agreement with Greece on reforms to put the nation's troubled economy back on track.
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Proton Bank saved by Greek fund

Monday, October 10th 2011, 9:23

Proton Bank is the first Greek lender to be saved by a rescue scheme funded by the eurozone and IMF.
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VIDEO: Tough cuts grip families in Greece

Monday, October 10th 2011, 6:53

Austerity measures in Greece have pushed the country into a prolonged recession, with the real impact being felt by ordinary families.
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Greece health warning after cuts

Monday, October 10th 2011, 0:23

Public health experts issue a warning about the health of people in Greece in the wake of the financial crisis.
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Trying times for Greek families

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 16:22

Families in Greece talk of their financial struggles
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Greek default needed, says Major

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 10:35

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major says European banks need to recapitalise and 'Greece needs to default', to help end the eurozone debt crisis.
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Greece seizes 'smuggled' treasure

Friday, October 7th 2011, 12:21
related places: Thessaloniki

Antiquities including helmets and gold funerary masks from the 6th Century BC are seized by Greek police in Thessaloniki, and two people are arrested.
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What went wrong with Dexia?

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 23:09

Dexia is being rescued for a second time after investors have lost confidence in its ability to withstand a Greek default
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Greeks on strike over austerity

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 17:59

Thousands of public sector workers in Greece walk off the job as protests over the country's austerity measures continue.
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VIDEO: Youth unemployment rise in Eurozone

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 21:07

European markets have fallen sharply today amid new fears about the exposure of the banks to the debt crisis in Greece.
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Eurozone delays Greek loan choice

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 20:33
related places: Athens

Markets tumble again as Eurozone finance ministers delay a decision on giving Greece the next instalment of bailout cash.
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Dexia shares in new Greece slump

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 16:33
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Shares in the Franco-Belgian bank Dexia fall for the second day running as fears over its exposure to Greece continue.
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VIDEO: Eurozone delays Greece decision

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 13:05

Eurozone finance ministers have delayed making a decision on giving Greece its next instalment of bailout cash.
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Deutsche will miss profit target

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 10:42

Deutsche Bank says it will miss its profit target for the year as it takes Greek debt charges of 250m euros (£215m, $330m).
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Shares fall on Greek deficit fear

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 20:24

European stock markets fall on news that debt-stricken Greece is likely to miss targets to cut its budget deficit.
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Dexia shares slump on Greece woes

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 19:56
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Franco-Belgian bank Dexia calls an emergency board meeting as shares fall 10% amid fears over its exposure to Greece.
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Asia stocks fall amid Greek fears

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 6:44

Asian markets fell amid concerns of the European debt crisis after Greece said that it will miss its deficit targets.
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VIDEO: Greece economy worse than predicted

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 0:56

Greece says it will miss the targets for cutting its budget deficit both this year and the next despite implementing harsh measures to get its finances in order.
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Greece pushes for bailout tranche

Friday, September 30th 2011, 20:27
related places: Athens

Greek PM George Papandreou presses fellow EU leaders to approve an 8bn-euro tranche of bailout money Greece needs to avoid bankruptcy.
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Merkel faces test in bailout vote

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 9:16
related countries: Germany Germany

The German chancellor faces a vote on EU bailout funds, while Greek public sector workers strike again over austerity measures.
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Greek default now 'unavoidable'

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 7:04

A Greek default seems inevitable and the likelihood of the eurozone entering recession has increased, a report by Ernst & Young says.
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EU 'faces its greatest challenge'

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 10:37

Top EU official Jose Manuel Barroso insists Greece will stay in the eurozone as it grapples with its huge debt, but he warns the EU faces its "greatest challenge".
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Greek bailout cash decision looms

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 8:59
related places: Athens

Officials are heading for Athens to review Greece's progress in cutting its debt and decide whether to release more bailout money.
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Papandreou seeks signs of support

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 20:46
related countries: Germany Germany

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says it is important his country gets indications of support from "European partners".
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VIDEO: Greek PM's plea for German support

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 12:07
related countries: Germany Germany

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has made an impassioned plea to German business leaders to help his country out of its debt crisis.
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Japan may help Greek debt bailout

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 3:53
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's finance minister says it may consider being part of a global plan to help bail out Greece from its ongoing debt crisis.
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Banks rally on rescue deal hopes

Monday, September 26th 2011, 20:21

European stock close ahead, with bank shares rising sharply on hopes that policymakers can stabilise the eurozone debt crisis.
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VIDEO: What has caused the eurozone crisis?

Monday, September 26th 2011, 5:42

A rescue plan for the eurozone is being drawn up, under which banks and other institutions holding Greek debt would have to write off half of what they are owed.
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AUDIO: 'No short cuts' for Greek economy

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 7:32

Constantine Papadopolos: "We have to keep the show on the road because all other options are going to be worse."
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Greeks strike over new austerity

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 21:16
related places: Athens

A 24-hour public transport strike hits Greece and a mass protest takes place in Athens as anger mounts over a new raft of tough austerity measures.
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Greece accelerates austerity cuts

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 21:02

The Greek government announces tougher austerity measures in a move to persuade international lenders to give it more bailout money.
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Greece contemplates faster cuts

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 14:06

The Greek cabinet is meeting to discuss accelerating austerity measures in order to secure further bailout funds.
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Greece bailout talks 'progress'

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 22:00

European Union says 'good progress' is being made with Greece towards agreeing the release of bailout money.
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Greece bailout talks 'productive'

Monday, September 19th 2011, 21:11

Greece says talks with its debt inspectors due to resume on Tuesday were 'productive and substantive', as the IMF ups pressure on Athens.
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Markets fall on eurozone worries

Monday, September 19th 2011, 21:06

World share markets fall, and oil and the euro are also down, on fresh worries about a Greek debt default.
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VIDEO: Anger in Greece at austerity plans

Monday, September 19th 2011, 8:47

Protests have been continuing in Greece at the country's planned austerity programme, which is meant to ensure Greece will secure its next bailout loan.
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Greece cabinet holds crisis talks

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 19:30
related countries: United States United States

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou chairs crisis talks on the country's debt crisis after cancelling a trip to the US.
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Greek PM cancels New York visit

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 11:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou cancels a visit to the United States amid mounting concern over the country's debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Call for decisive action over Greek debt

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 14:43
related countries: Poland Poland

European ministers have wrapped up a two day meeting in Poland, aimed at working out a plan to deal with the eurozone debt crisis.
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