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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

Markets rise on Greek aid package

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 20:30

Shares rise after the deal designed to resolve the Greek debt crisis, but rating agency Fitch says it will consider Greece in default.
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Osborne welcomes Greece debt deal

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 9:42

Chancellor George Osborne welcomes the new bailout package for Greece, commending eurozone leaders on their "decisive economic action".
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Eurozone hails Greece aid package

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 7:04

Details emerge of how Greece will impose losses on private sector lenders, after eurozone leaders agree a new bailout package.
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Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 21:42

Leaders of the Eurozone countries have agreed a new bailout package for Greece worth 109bn euros ($155bn, £96.3bn).
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VIDEO: Greek PM: 'We are proud people'

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 20:42
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greek PM George Papandreou has welcomed a new deal reached at a summit in Brussels, which includes support from private lenders, including banks, which will give Greece easier repayment terms.
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Greece taxi strike hits tourists

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 14:58

A port blockade by striking taxi drivers in Greece prevents hundreds of tourists from boarding buses on the islands of Crete and Corfu.
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VIDEO: Germans divided on Greek bail-out

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 5:52

In Germany, public opinion is divided on whether Europe's strongest economy should spend yet more money on a bail-out for Greece.
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Euro leaders set for debt summit

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 3:54

Eurozone leaders are preparing for a summit to try to resolve the Greek debt crisis and stop contagion to other economies.
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Barroso in new eurozone warning

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 15:41
related countries: France France

Eurozone leaders must solve the Greek debt crisis or face "negative consequences", the European Commission president warns.
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Merkel casts doubt on Greek deal

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 15:02
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plays down the chances of Thursday's emergency eurozone summit resolving Greece's debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Can tourism save the Greek economy?

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 7:38

More than sun and sand - Greece is looking to rebrand itself as a cultural and varied travel destination and boost tourism in an attempt to help repay its debts.
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German euro-gripes

Monday, July 18th 2011, 12:04
related countries: Germany Germany

Burden of new Greece bail-out gives Merkel a political headache
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Greek debt on 'knife edge' - IMF

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 11:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The IMF says Greece's debt is on a "knife's edge", as UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says he is "incredibly worried" about the crisis.
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VIDEO: Greek village in WWII compensation battle

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 10:25

A village in Greece is at at the centre of an international legal battle in a fight for reparations for a World War ll Nazi massacre.
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VIDEO: Greek monasteries 'suspended in air'

Friday, July 15th 2011, 10:09

A journey to the 24 monasteries of Meteora in Greece, perched on top of giant rock formations formed around 60 million years ago.
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Briton dies in Greece stab attack

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 20:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Zakynthos

A British teenager dies and four other people are injured in a stabbing on the Greek island of Zakynthos.
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Cyprus protest at navy base blast

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 22:29

Police fire tear gas as thousands of Greek Cypriots march on the presidential palace in protest at the deaths of 12 people in Monday's blast at a navy base.
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VIDEO: 'Day of fear' over Italy's borrowing

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 5:29
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Eurozone finance ministers say they are determined to stop the Greek debt crisis from spreading to larger economies such as Spain and Italy.
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Cyprus naval base blast kills 12

Monday, July 11th 2011, 17:47
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

A massive explosion at a munitions dump in Cyprus kills 12 people, including the commander of the country's navy, officials say.
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Winners and losers

Monday, July 11th 2011, 9:49

Greece's economic turmoil stirs painful memories for Argentines
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IMF releases new funds for Greece

Friday, July 8th 2011, 21:53

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) backs the latest 3bn-euro ($4.2bn; £2.6bn)) installment of a rescue package for Greece.
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Banking chief positive on Greece

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 16:41

The chairman of the latest round of rescue talks for Greece says he is positive a solution will be found.
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Ratings agencies come under fire

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 12:15

The European Commission strongly criticises international credit ratings agencies following the downgrade of Portugal by Moody's.
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Germany hears bail-out challenge

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 10:13
related countries: Germany Germany, Ireland Ireland, Portugal Portugal

Germany's Constitutional Court examines a plea that the eurozone bail-outs of Greece, the Republic of Ireland and Portugal were unconstitutional.
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Europe insurers pass stress tests

Monday, July 4th 2011, 12:30

A stress test of Europe's biggest insurance companies finds them to be "robust" despite exposure to Greek debt.
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S&P warns on Greek debt default

Monday, July 4th 2011, 9:09

Standard & Poor's warns that current proposals for restructuring Greece's debt would effectively constitute a default.
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Greece arrests Gaza ship captain

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 1:42
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, United States United States

The Greek authorities arrest the American captain of a boat that was due to carry activists and aid supplies to the Gaza Strip.
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Eurozone releases more Greece aid

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 20:42

Eurozone finance ministers agree to release a further 12bn euros of emergency aid to Greece to help it avoid bankruptcy.
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Poles warn EU over Greece crisis

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 15:12
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski criticises Europe's handling of the Greek debt crisis, saying it has been "behind the curve".
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Well-rehearsed

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 11:04
related places: Drama

Drama on Greece's streets takes on ritualistic quality
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Greek MPs approve austerity plan

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 21:42

Greek MPs pass a second vote on an unpopular austerity programme, as Athens clears up after two days of strikes and violent protests.
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VIDEO: Greece pushes ahead on austerity plan

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 18:42

Greece's parliament has passed a second vote on its austerity programme, which was needed to secure the country further financial support.
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Morning business round-up

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 11:33

Our daily morning business round-up looks at the main stories in Europe and Asia, including the Greek parliament's second vote on its austerity programme.
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VIDEO: Greek austerity vote welcomed by EU

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 5:25

The European Union has welcomed the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and violent protests.
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EU welcomes Greek austerity vote

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 0:13

The EU welcomes the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and violent protests.
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Greece passes key austerity vote

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 21:53

Greek MPs vote in favour of unpopular austerity measures aimed at saving the country from defaulting on its debt, as violent protests continue outside parliament.
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South Asians hit by Greek crisis

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 19:11

Thousands of South Asian migrants have left Greece in recent months to escape the country's growing economic crisis, community leaders tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: Greek police in motorbike retreat

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 14:40
related places: Athens

There have been violent scenes in the Greek capital Athens, where politicians are voting on drastic austerity measures that have sparked nationwide strikes.
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Greek MPs vote on austerity plan

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 12:43
related places: Athens

The Greek parliament begins voting on harsh austerity measures as police clash with anti-cuts protesters outside parliament.
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VIDEO: MPs set for Greek austerity plan vote

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 5:28
related places: Athens

Greek politicians are to vote on Wednesday on austerity measures that have sparked nationwide strikes and the worst rioting in Athens for more than year.
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VIDEO: Athens protests continue into night

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 21:35
related places: Athens

Protests outside the Greek parliament in Athens are continuing into the night, marred by occasional violent clashes between a minority of demonstrators and police.
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Greece vote protests turn violent

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 20:20

Police use tear gas to disperse stone-throwing youths in Athens as a 48-hour general strike is held against a parliamentary vote on austerity measures.
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VIDEO: Clashes at Greek austerity protests

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 18:35
related places: Athens

In Athens, police have been fighting running battles with demonstrators, while the rest of the city takes part in a two-day general strike against government plans to raise taxes and cut public spending.
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