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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 steady after Greek vote

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 9:35

Japan's Nikkei index rebounded slightly on Tuesday, a day after stock markets had fallen in the wake of Greece's decision to reject the terms of an international bailout.
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China shares fall despite support

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 9:00

Mainland Chinese shares fall further despite more measures from the government attempting to stem the sell-off in the volatile market.
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VIDEO: Lesbos migrant camp strewn with rubbish

Monday, July 6th 2015, 22:03

Record-breaking numbers of migrants are arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos overwhelming local authorities
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Creditors press Greece for debt plan

Monday, July 6th 2015, 21:12

Eurozone finance ministers say they expect to hear fresh proposals from Greece after a referendum rejected the terms of an international bailout.
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VIDEO: Five banking headaches facing Greeks

Monday, July 6th 2015, 19:24

Ros Atkins explains the banking restrictions and the impact are they having on everyday life in Greece.
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VIDEO: Varoufakis says goodbye to his staff

Monday, July 6th 2015, 16:43

Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says goodbye to staff after his resignation.
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Osborne's pledge after Greek No vote

Monday, July 6th 2015, 15:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government will do "whatever is necessary" to protect the UK's economy against the fallout from Greece's bailout referendum, George Osborne tells told MPs.
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Record migration overwhelms Lesbos

Monday, July 6th 2015, 15:18

Record-breaking numbers of migrants are arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos, overwhelming local authorities, local police say.
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Greek PM replaces outspoken minister

Monday, July 6th 2015, 12:11

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns, hours after voters back his policy of rejecting creditors’ demands for more austerity.
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VIDEO: Who's who in Greek financial crisis?

Monday, July 6th 2015, 11:19

As Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns, the country needs a new negotiator to lead fresh talks with the Eurozone.
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VIDEO: Greece Votes 'No': What next?

Monday, July 6th 2015, 10:52
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Derbyshire speaks to a 'Yes' and 'No' Greek voter
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Asia shares slide on Greek 'no' vote

Monday, July 6th 2015, 8:18

Most Asian stock markets fall after Greek voters rejected austerity demands from creditors in Sunday's referendum.
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Greek voters 'made brave choice'

Monday, July 6th 2015, 7:09

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hails the rejection of the terms of an international bailout, as his finance minister resigns.
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Greek voters reject bailout offer

Monday, July 6th 2015, 1:09

Greek voters overwhelmingly reject the terms of a bailout offered by international creditors.
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VIDEO: Greek voters' 'no' to bailout offer

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 22:28

Results from the Greek referendum show voters decisively rejecting the terms of an international bailout.
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VIDEO: 'Referendum was a success'

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 17:50

Greek interior minister Nikos Voutsis says the Greek bailout referendum was successful and of "historical importance for everyone".
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Polls close in Greek bailout vote

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 16:49

Polls close in a Greek referendum on the terms of an international bailout, a vote that may decide the country's future in Europe.
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The Greek tragedy giving hope to Syria's women

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 0:48
related countries: Syria Syria

The Greek tragedy inspiring women who have lost everything
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Varoufakis attacks Greece's creditors

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 21:42
related places: Athens

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.
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Mass rallies over Greek bailout vote

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 4:48

Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.
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Island voices on Greek debt crisis

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 23:00

Greek business owners on the referendum
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Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 19:31

Greece PM Alexis Tsipras urges voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, as thousands gather for rival rallies in central Athens.
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VIDEO: 'Help Greece - come to Faliraki'

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 15:58

Anna Holligan visits the Greek island of Rhodes which relies heavily on tourism and gauges the mood there about Greece's financial future.
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VIDEO: Greece crisis: 'Every day it's getting worse'

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 15:50

A bar owner from the Greek island of Aegina tells the BBC about his fears for the future, and why he might vote 'yes' in Sunday's referendum.
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Rivals to rally as Greek vote looms

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 13:17
related places: Athens

Greek "Yes" and "No" camps are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on bailout terms.
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Putting the Greek back into Stoicism

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 7:11

How the Stoics would cope with the Greek crisis
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VIDEO: Views from a Greek fish market

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 23:14

Yianna Sorou runs a fishmonger's at a market in Aegina, a popular holiday destination among Greeks.
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VIDEO: Varoufakis: '100% chance of success'

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 18:42

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he believes there is "100% chance of success" in reaching agreement on the Greek bailout.
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'No' vote 'won't help Greece'

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 16:31

A "No" vote in the Greek referendum on bailout terms will not provide Greece with an easy way out of its economic crisis, a key eurozone official says.
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Greece talks 'ruled out' before vote

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 9:18
related places: Athens

Eurozone chiefs rule out any further bailout talks with Greece until after the country's referendum on Sunday, despite a new approach from Athens.
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Japan shares up on weaker yen

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 7:24
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

Shares in Japan were up Thursday - despite continuing concerns over Greece - as investors welcomed a weaker yen and higher US markets overnight.
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VIDEO: Varoufakis wants deal after Greek vote

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 5:09

Greek finance minister Yannis Varoufakis says he wants to reach a deal with the country's European creditors the day after the result of a referendum on the bailout terms.
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VIDEO: Greece Yes and No 'both bad options'

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 3:03
related places: Athens

Kostas Miras works in a cafe on Aegina, an island 55km (34 miles) from Athens, and believes neither option in the upcoming referendum is good.
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Greek PM defiant amid cash squeeze

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 19:58

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras makes a defiant speech urging a "No" vote in Sunday's referendum as bank cash limits begin to bite for Greeks.
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VIDEO: Freak hailstorm hits Greek island

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 19:29

Locals were shocked to witness a freak hailstorm on the Greek island of Aegina on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Three seconds to explain Greek crisis?

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 17:13

The BBC's Robert Peston attempts to explain the Greek debt crisis as simply as possible.
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Greek PM 'offers fresh compromise'

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 15:11

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has offered new concessions to the country's creditors, but Germany says a deal is not yet possible.
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Alexis Tsipras and his Greek gamble

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 12:48

Alexis Tsipras faces uncertain future
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UK outlook 'worsens' on Greece crisis

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 12:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The outlook for the UK's financial stability has worsened in the light of events in Greece, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
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VIDEO: Greek pensioners queue for cash

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 11:05

Nearly 1000 banks are opening for the first time this week to allow pensioners who do not have bank cards to withdraw funds.
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China's stock market falls 5%

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 10:01

Mainland Chinese shares fall 5.2% reversing many of the gains seen a day earlier.
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Fresh talks due on new Greek bailout

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 8:49

Eurozone ministers are to discuss a Greek request for a new two-year bailout, hours after it became the only EU economy to miss a crucial IMF debt payment.
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Greece misses IMF payment deadline

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 8:16

Greece misses a deadline for a €1.5bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International Monetary Fund, as eurozone ministers refuse to extend its bailout.
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VIDEO: Five graphs that explain Greek crisis

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 23:29

To help make sense of the severity of Greece's financial position, the BBC's Dani Sinha looks at five graphs that explain the debt crisis.
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