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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 hit by Greece junk rating

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 20:03

Greece's debt is downgraded to junk status by ratings agency Standard & Poor's amid fears its financial crisis is out of control.
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Merkel backs Greek bail-out plans

Monday, April 26th 2010, 19:43
related countries: Germany Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel pledges German support to a European financial aid package for Greece, under "certain conditions".
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Investors still nervous on Greece

Monday, April 26th 2010, 10:32

Investors remain nervous over plans to rescue the Greek economy, despite indications of progress on bail-out talks.
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Bailout plan

Monday, April 26th 2010, 0:11

Greece's financial rescue deal inches forward
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Greek talks with IMF 'going well'

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 16:25

Greece's talks with the IMF on emergency loans to finance its debt are going well, its finance minister says.
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IMF upbeat on Greece's loan talks

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 14:39

The IMF says it is making progress in its loan talks with Greece and will have a package ready in time to meet the country's needs.
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IMF head speaks out on Greek fear

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 10:26

The IMF head says Greeks should not fear his agency, which wants to help tackle the country's economic crisis.
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US urges speedy action on Greece

Saturday, April 24th 2010, 16:36

US Treasury Secretary Geithner calls on the IMF, the EU and the Greek government to act fast to tackle Greece's debt crisis.
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G20 hopeful on economic recovery

Saturday, April 24th 2010, 0:02

The G20 says the global economy is emerging from recession faster than expected, although the Greek crisis causes concern.
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Greece calls on emergency loans

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 21:42

Greece asks Europe and the IMF to start paying billions of euros in emergency loans to help rescue its debt-ridden economy.
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Greek deficit worse than thought

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 15:34

Greece had a far larger budget deficit than expected last year and the figures may yet get worse, the European Union says.
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New high for Greek borrowing cost

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 15:35

The Greek government's cost of borrowing hits a new record high as talks on an EU rescue package begin.
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Greek borrowing cost at new high

Monday, April 19th 2010, 14:16

The Greek government's cost of borrowing hits a record high following delays to Greece's economic recovery plans.
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Greece moves towards loan package

Friday, April 16th 2010, 22:20

The Greek Prime Minister says Greece is making "preparatory moves" to take advantage of a multi-billion euro rescue package.
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Greece requests more rescue talks

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 14:26

Debt-laden Greece asks for more talks about a eurozone and International Monetary Fund financial rescue plan.
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Greece clears key financial test

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 22:11
related places: Athens

Greece raises 1.56bn euros in an over-subscribed bond issue that was being seen as a key test of investor confidence.
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Greece is offered 30bn euros loan

Monday, April 12th 2010, 3:13

Leaders of the 16 eurozone nations agree a package of 30bn euros in emergency loans for Greece.
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Debt delay

Friday, April 9th 2010, 23:31

What is stopping the eurozone helping Greece?
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Euro rebounds on Greece deal hope

Friday, April 9th 2010, 21:59

Greece must seek financial aid from the EU and IMF in order to rescue its finances, investors are warning.
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Greek man sues over being 'Turkish yoghurt model'

Friday, April 9th 2010, 19:57
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Turkey Turkey

A Greek man is suing a dairy in Sweden for $6.9m for using his image on pots of Turkish-style yoghurt, Swedish media report.
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Hewitt on Europe

Friday, April 9th 2010, 15:44
related countries: Germany Germany

Will Greek agony force Germany to put Europe first?
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Markets hit by Greek debt fears

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 21:30

European financial markets have been hit by renewed fears over the state of Greece's debt-ridden economy.
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Kidnapped Greek freed by Taliban

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 11:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

A Greek national kidnapped by the Taliban eight months ago in nothern Pakistan is released, officials say.
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Greece bond issue makes 5bn euros

Monday, March 29th 2010, 19:31

Greece raises 5bn euros from a bond issue as it continues to secure the funds needed to pull the country out of its debt crisis.
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Bomb kills boy in Greek capital

Monday, March 29th 2010, 0:29
related places: Athens

A bomb explodes outside a building in Athens, killing an Afghan teenager and injuring his mother and sister, police say.
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Merkel hails deal to help Greece

Friday, March 26th 2010, 13:21

Germany's chancellor praises a deal to help debt-laden Greece, which appears to have strengthened the euro.
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Will the financial plan to help Greece work?

Friday, March 26th 2010, 10:38

All 16 eurozone countries have backed a deal to help Greece. Is it the right strategy?
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Deal reached over Greece's debts

Friday, March 26th 2010, 3:04
related countries: Germany Germany

Eurozone states agree on a safety net involving IMF help for debt-laden Greece - a move that may bolster the euro.
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Merkel stands firm on IMF rescue

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 12:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel tells German MPs she will insist the IMF is involved if debt-ridden Greece needs to be bailed out.
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Money row

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 0:50
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

Greek crisis reveals French-German rift over EU economy
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Hewitt on Europe

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 10:01
related countries: Germany Germany

Greek crisis strains Franco-German alliance
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Cyprus bishops' tombs vandalised

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 19:17
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus
related places: Nicosia

Cyprus police arrest a Romanian man suspected of vandalising the tombs of three archbishops in a cemetery in the capital.
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Second blast hits Greek capital

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 4:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Athens

A bomb explodes outside the home of a Pakistani community leader in Athens - the second blast in the Greek capital in 24 hours.
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Europe 'must act' on Greek debt

Friday, March 19th 2010, 21:43

The European Commission urges eurozone governments to agree a package of loans to help Greece resolve its debt crisis.
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Bomb hits Greek far-right group

Friday, March 19th 2010, 13:26
related places: Athens

A makeshift bomb damages the fifth floor office of a Greek far-right group in Athens, but causes no injuries.
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Georgian 'mafia boss' slips net

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 18:38
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The main target of a trans-European operation against a Georgian mafia group has escaped in Greece, Spain says.
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Hewitt on Europe

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 11:07

Merry Greek dance? EU tiptoes around euro bail-out
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