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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

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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VIDEO: Trying to repair a broken economy

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 15:20

The Prime Minister of Greece, George Papandreou, is trying to form a new government to deal with the country's catastrophic debts.
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Greece set to unveil new cabinet

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 14:41

Greek PM George Papandreou is set to announce a new cabinet amid tough austerity measures, as MPs from his party convene an emergency meeting.
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VIDEO: Greece's new level of social crisis

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 1:15
related places: Athens

Newsnight's Paul Mason reports from the streets of Athens where Greek police clashed with anti-austerity protesters near parliament, and unions held a general strike.
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Greek PM to form new government

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 19:54

Greek PM George Papandreou says he is to form a new government as he tries to win support for austerity measures, amid riots in the capital Athens.
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VIDEO: Police and protesters clash in Athens

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 17:35
related places: Athens

Greek PM George Papandreou is to form a new government as he tries to win support for austerity measures demanded by the EU and IMF.
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EU 'has profound Greece concerns'

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 15:48

EU commissioners have a "profound sense of foreboding" about Greece and the future of the eurozone, a leaked account of a meeting suggests.
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Greek strikers clash with police

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 15:15

Greek police fire teargas at protesters as state TV says the PM has proposed setting up a coalition government to pass austerity measures.
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French bank ratings under review

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 6:55
related countries: France France

Ratings agency Moody's warns it may downgrade the credit rating of three French banks because of their exposure to Greek debt.
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VIDEO: Greek activists plan action

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 6:09
related places: Athens

A general strike is due to take place in Athens where anti-government protesters are aiming to stop a debate on new austerity measures.
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Macedonian statue risks Greek ire

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 17:54
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

Work begins in Macedonia to erect a giant bronze statue resembling Alexander the Great as a bitter row over heritage simmers with Greece.
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Italy new gateway for EU migrants

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 14:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy replaces Greece as the main point of entry for illegal migrants to the EU as numbers more than double in the first quarter of 2011.
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Greece least credit-worthy nation

Monday, June 13th 2011, 22:43

Standard & Poor's cuts Greece's credit rating three notches from B to CCC, making it the world's least credit-worthy country.
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'Gold hunters' arrested in Greece

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 19:08

Six people are arrested in Greece suspected of looting an archaeological site from an underground tunnel in the north of the country, police say.
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Greece moves closer to new cuts

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 16:57

The Greek cabinet backs new budget cuts and is ready to put them to parliament, sources say on a day of strike action.
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Greece 'needs further assistance'

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:47
related countries: Germany Germany

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says the aid package for Greece is "insufficient" and there is risk of default if funds are not released.
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Greeks in huge rally against cuts

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:09
related places: Athens

Athens witnesses one of its biggest demonstrations yet against the government's austerity drive.
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Greece to get next round of money

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 20:48

The IMF and European officials agree to pay Greece the next instalment of its existing bail-out, as reports suggest a new deal is being finalised.
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VIDEO: Greece bail-out sparks protests

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 6:49

A second financial bail-out of Greece to stop it defaulting on its mountain of debt could be signed off later after weeks of talks by a delegation from the EU, IMF and European Central Bank.
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Risk of Greece default 'at 50:50'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 7:03

Rating agency Moody's downgrades Greece again, saying there is a 50% chance of a debt restructuring in the next five years.
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