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VIDEO: Greek MPs vote in austerity plan

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 23:37

The Greek parliament has approved a crucial austerity plan designed to secure a bailout from the European Union.
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Greek unrest as MPs vote on cuts

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 22:31

Protests grow in the Greek capital, Athens, with buildings set alight as MPs vote on an unpopular austerity bill crucial for a 130bn euro bailout.
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VIDEO: Greek MPs debate austerity bill

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 19:11
related places: Athens

There have been fierce clashes in Athens between police and demonstrators opposed to new austerity measures being debated by the Greek parliament.
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VIDEO: Police fire tear gas at Greek demo

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 16:47

Greek police fire tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs outside parliament, as MPs debate terms of bailout
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VIDEO: Greek MPs urged to back austerity plan

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 5:58

The Greek Prime Minister has warned that national bankruptcy would leave his country facing "uncontrollable economic chaos and social explosion".
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Greek PM gives final euro warning

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 21:48

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos warns the Greek people of imminent catastrophe if parliament fails to pass a deeply unpopular austerity bill.
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VIDEO: Greek cabinet approve fresh austerity measures

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 15:21

Greece's cabinet has approved fresh austerity measures demanded by the eurozone and IMF in return for a 130bn-euro ($170bn; £110bn) bailout.
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Greek cabinet approves new cuts

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 11:33

Greece's cabinet approves a draft bill committing to austerity reforms required to get new bailout funds, amid warnings of "chaos" if parliament fails to ratify.
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VIDEO: Greek cabinet agree austerity plan

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 2:42

The Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, has insisted his country must do "whatever it takes" to avoid bankruptcy and catastrophe.
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Greek PM warns of default 'chaos'

Friday, February 10th 2012, 22:12
related places: Athens

Greece faces "uncontrolled chaos" if it defaults on its debts, warns PM Lucas Papademos, as unions begin a general strike and four ministers resign.
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VIDEO: Athens clashes over spending cuts

Friday, February 10th 2012, 15:13

There have been clashes in Greece between riot police and protesters venting their fury at government austerity measures.
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Athens clashes over spending cuts

Friday, February 10th 2012, 13:56

Greek protesters clash with police in Athens amid a strike against swingeing budget cuts approved as part of the latest eurozone bailout deal.
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Greece given tough bailout terms

Friday, February 10th 2012, 10:16
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Eurozone ministers set tough conditions for a bailout deal for Greece, as Greek unions plan a 48-hour strike in protest against cuts.
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VIDEO: Greece: 'You have to do more'

Friday, February 10th 2012, 5:28

Eurozone finance ministers say more work must be done before they'll give Greece another 130bn euro bailout.
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Greek austerity plans 'not ready'

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 22:40
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

More work needs to be done on Greece's austerity proposals before a 130bn euro bailout can be handed over, say eurozone ministers.
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Greece leaders agree bailout cuts

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 16:54
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greece agrees to the austerity measures required to gain a new bailout hours before eurozone finance ministers are due to discuss the deal in Brussels.
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Greek parties fail to agree cuts

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 8:30

Greece's PM says more talks are needed on fresh austerity proposals for a new bailout package, as euro finance ministers prepare to meet.
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VIDEO: Greek coalition fails to agree cuts

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 8:13

Greek PM Lucas Papademos has failed to secure the support of his coalition for a raft of new austerity measures, after more than seven hours of talks.
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Greek parties 'to finalise deal'

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 17:22

Greek PM Lucas Papademos is meeting coalition parties in an attempt to seal an austerity deal to secure a new EU/IMF bailout.
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Greece edges towards bailout deal

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 22:16

Greece appears to be edging towards a draft agreement that would unlock crucial bailout funds, but a party meeting is delayed again.
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VIDEO: Thousands in Greece go on strike

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 11:21

Public transport and ports have ground to a halt in Greece as two of the country's largest public-sector unions strike in protest at continuing austerity.
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Greece says lender talks 'tough'

Monday, February 6th 2012, 21:44

Greece holds further talks with its international lenders, as the debate on more austerity measures continues.
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VIDEO: Greece talks to resume

Monday, February 6th 2012, 4:28

Party leaders in Greece are to resume talks on backing a 130bn euro bailout plan
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Greek leaders pause bailout talks

Sunday, February 5th 2012, 21:01

Party leaders in Greece's ruling coalition end talks on details for a crucial 130bn-euro EU rescue plan without agreement.
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The 'new homeless' of Greece

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 1:03

How poverty is changing the face of Greece's poor
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VIDEO: Cold weather hits Greece homeless

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 10:08

Eastern Europe's recent freezing weather has hit the poorest hard, particularly in Greece.
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'Magic' made Greek debt disappear

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 0:57

The 'magician' who got Greece into the euro
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Why Greece won't go away

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 0:10

A Greek debt deal won't resolve the country's real problems
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Greece budget veto 'impossible'

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 17:30
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Athens

Athens rejects outright German proposals for an EU power of veto over the Greek budget, with a minister threatening to quit over the issue.
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Greeks reject EU 'budget control'

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 9:27
related countries: Germany Germany

Greek officials reject German proposals for a eurozone budget commissioner to oversee spending, as agreement nears on a second bailout for Greece.
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EU 'should control' Greek budget

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 16:43
related countries: Germany Germany

A leaked German plan proposes a eurozone "budget commissioner" to take control of Greece's tax and spending, as talks on a new bailout continue.
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Greece debt talks 'close to deal'

Friday, January 27th 2012, 20:00

Greece could reach a deal with its creditors over the weekend, according to the EU's Economic Commissioner, Olli Rehn.
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Key Greece debt talks to continue

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 23:22
related places: Athens

Key talks between Athens and its private creditors resume with "some progress" made towards agreeing a deal to reduce Greek debt.
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Greek film maker dies in accident

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 9:45

An award-winning Greek film director, Theodoros Angelopoulos, died after being hit by a motorcycle.
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VIDEO: Greece has the 'best civil servant'

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 17:54
related countries: United States United States

Greek civil servant Panayiotis Karkatsoulis has won an award from the American Society for Public Administration in a country where public servants do not enjoy the best reputations.
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Markets down as debt talks falter

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 17:26

Stock markets lose ground as eurozone ministers put pressure on Greece's private creditors to accept a lower interest rate on their loans.
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Eurozone urges deal on Greek debt

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 9:10

Eurozone finance ministers call on Greece to reach a deal with its private sector creditors after rejecting an offer from lenders.
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The Greek cloud

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 10:00

Haggling over new Greek bailout intensifies
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Talks on Greek debt deal hit snag

Sunday, January 22nd 2012, 9:55
related places: Athens

The chief negotiators for Greece's private creditors leave Athens without securing a deal to write off some of the country's debts.
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VIDEO: Greek debt deal talks continue

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 7:52

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos says his country might be able to reach a deal regarding its private debt by the end of the week.
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Greece sees debt deal by weekend

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 19:35

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos says his country might be able to reach a deal with private creditors by the end of the week.
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VIDEO: Homelessness on the rise in Greece

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 16:40

A rise in the number of homeless in Greece is adding to the country's already over stretched economy.
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VIDEO: Greek talks with lenders to resume

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 9:45

More talks will take place between the Greek government and private bondholders on Wednesday to try to reach agreement on writing off up to half the country's debt.
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Greece debt write-off talks stall

Friday, January 13th 2012, 19:42
related places: Athens

Talks stall between Greece and its private sector lenders over a 50% debt write-off, which is needed to stop Athens going bust.
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Greece close to bond holder deal

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 17:53

Greece nears a deal with private sector bond holders on a debt swap that should pave the way for a second bailout package.
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Greek parents giving up their children

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 0:07

The Greek parents now 'too poor' to look after their children
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