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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.

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Greece: news

Greek football 'scandal' widens

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 7:27

Judicial authorities in Greece name 68 people in connection with an alleged match-fixing scandal that is rocking Greek football.
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VIDEO: Greece's looming financial strain

Friday, June 24th 2011, 20:22

The BBC's Tim Willcox takes at look at Greece's looming financial pressures as EU leaders urge Greek politicians to support new spending cuts and tax hikes.
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EU tells hard-up Greeks to unite

Friday, June 24th 2011, 18:15
related places: Athens

EU leaders urge all Greek politicians to adopt new austerity measures, saying that is the only way debt-laden Athens will get a second bail-out.
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Markets cautious on Greece deal

Friday, June 24th 2011, 16:18

European stock markets are cautious on Thursday's agreement by European leaders to give Greece another 120bn euros of support.
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VIDEO: EU tells Greeks to support cuts

Friday, June 24th 2011, 14:04

EU leaders have urged all Greek politicians to support new spending cuts and tax hikes if they want to qualify for a second bail-out.
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VIDEO: Inside the 'offices' of Athens protest camp

Friday, June 24th 2011, 11:06
related places: Athens

Tim Willcox is in Athens talking to protesters who have set up camp outside the Greek parliament building to demonstrate against more austerity measures
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VIDEO: Greece told 'no plan B' over debt

Friday, June 24th 2011, 6:26
related places: Athens

EU leaders have said they are committed to helping Greece tackle its debt crisis, but that Athens must continue to meet its obligations regarding spending cuts.
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Loose change

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 22:56

Can the single currency survive the crisis enveloping Greece?
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Cameron wins over Greek bail-out

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 22:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron wins his battle to limit the amount of money the UK will have to contribute towards a second financial bail-out for Greece.
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EU leaders pledge to help Greece

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 22:25
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

European Union leaders reaffirm their commitment to help Greece out of its current debt woes, and maintain EU financial stability.
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VIDEO: Alexander the Great statue stokes EU row

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 6:21
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia
related places: Skopje

A 22m statue of Alexander the Great in Skopje has stoked a bitter 20-year-old row between Macedonia and Greece, potentially delaying Macedonia's efforts to join the EU and Nato.
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Greek PM presses austerity plan

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 21:03

Greek PM George Papandreou tries to persuade MPs to pass further austerity measures that have sparked nationwide strikes and riots.
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Greek PM survives confidence vote

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 7:25

The Greek government wins a confidence vote in parliament as it struggles to win support for extra austerity measures and avoid a debt default.
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Asian shares rise on Greece vote

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 3:32

Asian shares open higher on optimism that Greece will not default on debts after the government won a crucial vote.
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Greek MPs begin confidence vote

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 21:30

Greek MPs begin voting on a motion of confidence as the government battles to win support for new austerity measures.
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Bank help for Greece 'is default'

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 17:22

Fitch ratings agency says if private debtors roll over Greek debts "voluntarily", it will cut Greece's rating to default.
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VIDEO: Riot police circle Greek parliament

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 17:13
related places: Athens

In Greece, thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Athens on Wednesday evening as the future of the country's economy hangs in the balance.
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VIDEO: Greece set for confidence vote

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 14:09

The Greek government faces a vote of confidence later, a crucial first step towards gaining a vital 12bn euro ($17bn; £10bn) loan.
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VIDEO: Marching from Sparta to Athens over cuts

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 5:34
related places: Athens, Sparta

Ahead of a vote of confidence in Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on Tuesday evening, thousands are gathering from across Greece to protest against further spending cuts.
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Eurozone delays Greek loan lifeline

Monday, June 20th 2011, 18:19
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

Eurozone ministers say Greece must impose new austerity measures before it gets its next 12bn euro loan.
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Eurozone 'will collapse' - Straw

Monday, June 20th 2011, 16:11

Jack Straw predicts the collapse of the eurozone and urges the UK to consider the "alternatives" as the Greek debt crisis worsens.
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VIDEO: Power cut threat to Greek homes

Monday, June 20th 2011, 13:17

Finance and foreign ministers from the Eurozone have been meeting for more talks on the economic crisis in Greece.
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VIDEO: Greeks protest amid default warnings

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 21:28
related places: Athens

Thousands of protesters in Greece have gathered outside the parliament in Athens to protest at the prospect of further budget cuts.
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VIDEO: 'Greece needs to leave the euro'

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 17:57

One Greek anti-austerity protester expresses her anger with the government's programme of economic reforms, and explains how she would deal with the crisis
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Greek PM calls for unity on debt

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 12:38

Greek PM George Papandreou calls on MPs to show unity and back the cabinet in its economic rescue plans.
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Greek debt 'threatens eurozone'

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 12:03
related countries: Germany Germany, Luxembourg Luxembourg

German proposals on the Greek debt crisis put eurozone countries at risk, warns Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker.
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VIDEO: Euro talks focus on the Greek crisis

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 7:22
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

Finance ministers from Eurozone countries are are set to meet in Luxembourg to discuss the crisis facing the Greek economy and the single currency.
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Merkel plea amid Greek protests

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 14:43
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Athens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls on private creditors to help alleviate Greece's debt crisis amid continued protests in Athens.
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Merkel and Sarkozy urge Greek aid

Friday, June 17th 2011, 20:56
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Germany and France say they want a new bail-out for debt-ridden Greece to be agreed as soon as possible.
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VIDEO: Swearing in ceremony for new Greek cabinet

Friday, June 17th 2011, 14:29

After a week of demonstrations, Greek Prime Minister Papandreou has named a new finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos.
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New finance minister for Greece

Friday, June 17th 2011, 11:59

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou replaces his finance minister in a bid to push through unpopular austerity measures demanded by the EU.
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Markets cautious over Greek debts

Friday, June 17th 2011, 10:50

European shares fall but then recover some ground on hopes that debt-laden Greece will get fresh bail-out aid.
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Greek debt crisis worries markets

Friday, June 17th 2011, 7:22

Asian stock markets have fallen again as investors remain worried about the impact of Greece's economic crisis.
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Greece's PM in cabinet reshuffle

Friday, June 17th 2011, 7:05

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou reorders his cabinet in an attempt to push through new austerity measures that have triggered strikes and protests.
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VIDEO: Dedicated Greek protester has four legs

Friday, June 17th 2011, 0:24

One dog in Greece has been a committed protester for years.
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Greece's Papandreou 'to fight on'

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 18:14

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou vows to fight on in seeking support for new austerity measures that have triggered strikes and protests.
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Greece debt crisis spooks markets

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 16:23

Financial markets continue to fall as investors sell shares on fears about the impact of Greece's economic crisis.
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