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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

German stands up for Greek wine

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 15:24
related countries: Germany Germany

The German who specialises in Greek wine
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Young, Greek and unemployed

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 1:30

The face of Greece's young unemployed majority
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VIDEO: Clashes halt Greek football match

Monday, March 19th 2012, 2:24

A game between local rivals Olympiakos and Panathinaikos had to be abandoned after it was interrupted by crowd violence.
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Venizelos to lead Greece's Pasok

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 20:03

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos claims victory in the centre-left Pasok party's leadership vote, ahead of a general election.
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Greece recovers more in lost tax

Friday, March 16th 2012, 12:26

Greece has collected almost 1bn euros ($1.3bn; £830m) in back taxes, still a fraction of the amount outstanding, a European official says.
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IMF rubber stamps Greece bailout

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 18:43

The IMF has agreed to pay 28bn euros towards Greece's second bailout of 130bn euros after last week's private debt swap.
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VIDEO: Appeal to save Greek monuments

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 16:35

An international appeal has been launched by archaeologists to protect Greek monuments and museums against further budget cuts.
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Eurozone backs new Greek bailout

Monday, March 12th 2012, 23:03
related countries: Spain Spain

The eurozone group has backed Greece's second bailout of 130bn euros pending a contribution from the IMF, after last week's private debt swap.
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Greece focus of Eurogroup talks

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 16:38

Finance ministers from eurozone nations are set to discuss the final approval of Greece's second bailout at a meeting on Monday.
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Greece 'meets bailout conditions'

Friday, March 9th 2012, 21:46

Greece has taken a crucial step towards its second bailout after it secured a deal that is the biggest ever reorganisation of government debt.
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ABN Amro takes large Greek loss

Friday, March 9th 2012, 10:34
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch bank ABN Amro says its underlying net profit for 2011 was undermined by bad debt charges, including 880m euros for Greece.
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Greece 'to secure debt swap deal'

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 21:15

The Greek government indicates that it has secured sufficient backing for a debt swap deal that will enable it to avoid defaulting on its debts.
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More sign up for Greek debt swap

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 16:01

More private sector lenders sign up to a Greek debt swap deal that may determine whether or not the country can remain in the euro.
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Stocks down on Greek swap fears

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 21:22

Stock markets decline sharply on concerns ahead of a key deadline to secure Greece's future in the euro.
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Greek ship carrying captain sinks

Monday, March 5th 2012, 15:12
related places: Athens

A small Greek tanker carrying more than 2,000 tonnes of oil sinks near the capital, Athens, with the captain on board.
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Arrests in Greek antiquities ring

Saturday, March 3rd 2012, 21:20

Police in northern and central Greece arrest 35 people suspected of smuggling antiquities and recover thousands of artefacts.
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Moody's downgrades Greece again

Saturday, March 3rd 2012, 0:03

Moody's cuts Greece's credit rating again to "C", the lowest level on its scale, warning of default despite a recent debt write-off deal.
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Greece factory gunman surrenders

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 1:34

A siege at a wheelie bin factory in northern Greece ends after a gunman surrenders, having injured two people and taken another two hostage.
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VIDEO: What impact are Greek austerity cuts having?

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 22:41

As more cutbacks come into effect in Greece, what impact is the austerity programme having on people's lives
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Greece bailout waits another week

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 20:36
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greece will not get funds from a second EU/IMF bailout until its private creditors give final approval for their losses next week, EU ministers say.
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Gunman in factory siege in Greece

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 17:56

A gunman injures two people and seizes hostages at a wheelie bin factory in northern Greece after losing his job, local police say.
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Abu Nidal members ordered jailed

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 17:39
related countries: France France

A French court sentences in absentia three ex-members of the radical Palestinian Abu Nidal group to 30 years in jail over a deadly attack on a Greek cruise ship in 1988.
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Greece PM in bailout deal talks

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 8:38

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is visiting Brussels to seek final approval for a second round of bailout loans.
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S&P downgrades Greek debt again

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 9:48

Greek debt classified as in "selective default" by the credit rating agency Standard and Poor's following the nation's bailout deal.
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VIDEO: Greek crisis opera opens in Germany

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 8:49
related countries: Germany Germany

An opera about the Greek debt crisis has opened in Germany.
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German MPs approve Greek bailout

Monday, February 27th 2012, 17:36
related countries: Germany Germany

German MPs vote by 496 to 90 to back Greece's second EU/IMF bailout, though Chancellor Angela Merkel concedes it might not work.
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VIDEO: Greek carnival highlights crisis

Monday, February 27th 2012, 13:09

The financial crisis in Greece was the theme of the country's biggest carnival parade.
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Anti-German mood grips Greece

Monday, February 27th 2012, 11:06
related countries: Germany Germany

Angry Greeks compare German rules with Nazi occupation
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VIDEO: Greek cartoons stoke anti-German mood

Monday, February 27th 2012, 7:24
related countries: Germany Germany

In Berlin the Bundestag will vote on Monday on whether to endorse Greece's recent bailout package of 130bn euros (£110bn; $170bn).
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Greece submits its debt cut offer

Friday, February 24th 2012, 18:07

Greece submits its debt write-down offer to private creditors, a key part of its bailout agreement with the EU and IMF.
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Pub landlady wins TV court case

Friday, February 24th 2012, 13:24

A pub landlady has won her court fight with the English Premier League over using a Greek TV decoder to screen games.
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Greek MPs approve debt swap deal

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 17:01

The Greek parliament passes a law that allows a debt write-down with private creditors - a key plank of its EU/IMF bailout agreement.
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Deutsche Telekom hurt by crisis

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 14:56

Deutsche Telekom reports a loss due to a drop in demand in Europe, including Greece, because of the eurozone debt crisis.
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Credit Agricole has 3bn-euro loss

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 10:29

Credit Agricole reports a large loss for the three months to the end of December due to its exposure to Greek debt.
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Greek MPs consider bailout laws

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 17:38

Protests take place outside parliament in Greece, as MPs consider emergency laws after a 130bn-euro bailout deal.
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Greece 'averts nightmare outcome'

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 0:09

Greece avoided a "nightmare scenario" by agreeing to an EU bailout, says the country's finance minister, as the cabinet meets for talks on the deal.
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Markets mixed on Greece bailout

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 21:53

The Dow Jones briefly tops the 13,000 mark in the US, while European markets dip after eurozone finance ministers agree to another bailout deal for Greece.
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VIDEO: Reaction from Greece as bailout agreed

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 14:25

Eurozone finance ministers have reached agreement on a vital second bailout for Greece
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Second bailout for Greece agreed

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 12:04
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

A fresh eurozone bailout is agreed to save Greece from bankruptcy - but Athens has to accept deep spending cuts and permanent monitoring.
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VIDEO: New Greece bailout plan agreed

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 4:34

Eurozone finance ministers have reached agreement on a vital second bailout for Greece, officials involved in the negotiations say.
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Overnight talks on Greek bailout

Monday, February 20th 2012, 23:42

Eurozone ministers work through the night to try to agree on a fresh bailout to try to prevent Greece defaulting on its debt.
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Stocks up on Greek bailout hopes

Monday, February 20th 2012, 16:59

European stock markets finish higher before a meeting of eurozone finance ministers that many hope will finalise a new bailout for Greece.
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Stocks up on Greek bailout hopes

Monday, February 20th 2012, 9:48

European stock markets are higher before a meeting of eurozone finance ministers that many hope will finalise a new bailout for Greece.
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