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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

Greece presents bailout plan to EU

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 18:36

The Greek government is presenting its first concrete proposals for an alternative debt plan at an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers.
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Asia shares subdued on Greek worries

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 2:12

Asian markets traded mixed on Wednesday, with investors remaining cautious ahead of euro zone meetings over Greece.
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Greece 'may go elsewhere for deal'

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 10:52
related countries: China China, United States United States

Greece could turn to the US, Russia or China if it fails to reach a new debt agreement with the eurozone, its defence minister says.
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China markets ignore inflation data

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 7:32

Chinese markets rose on Tuesday, as investors ignored data that showed consumer inflation hitting a five-year low in January.
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Greek bank shares fall on exit fears

Monday, February 9th 2015, 12:51

Greek bank shares have fallen sharply after the country's finance minister warned this weekend the euro would collapse if Greece leaves the eurozone.
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UK plans for possible Greek euro exit

Monday, February 9th 2015, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK prime minister David Cameron plans for a possible Greek exit from the eurozone, the BBC's economics editor Robert Peston learns.
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Greek PM defiant over economic plans

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 23:03

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece says he is sticking to plans to roll back economic austerity and rejecting an extension of an EU bailout.
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Greenspan predicts Greek euro exit

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 18:50
related countries: United States United States

The former head of the US central bank, Alan Greenspan, tells the BBC that Greece will have to leave the eurozone.
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Why did Greece's Varoufakis bring up Nazis in Berlin?

Friday, February 6th 2015, 19:34
related countries: Germany Germany

Why did Greece's finance minister talk about Nazis in Germany?
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VIDEO: Mass rally backs Greek bailout plan

Friday, February 6th 2015, 6:15

Thousands of people gathered in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday evening to support their new government.
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End 'gross indignity', says Greece

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 18:53
related countries: Germany Germany

Greece's new finance minister urges Germany to help end the "gross indignity" of the Greek debt crisis after talks with his German counterpart.
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What are Greek government's debt plans?

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 12:50

How left-wing government plans to dig itself out of debt
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ECB toughens its stance on Greece

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 10:56

The European Central Bank (ECB) toughens its stance with Greece by restricting financing to the country's banks, sending shares falling.
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Pirates raid Greek ship in Nigeria

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 23:41
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Gunmen board a Greek-owned tanker at a Nigerian port, killing one crew member and taking three others hostage, officials say.
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Greece wants 'viable' EU debt deal

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 22:03

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says he wants a "viable" deal on repaying the country's debt, after meetings with creditors in the EU.
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US stocks end mixed on Greek news

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 21:55
related countries: United States United States

US markets end Wednesday mixed, as investors fret over news that the European Central Bank withdrew a waiver allowing banks to use Greek debt as collateral.
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Greek Golden Dawn leaders face trial

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 19:19

The leader of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikos Michaloliakos, and more than 70 party members are to go on trial, court officials say.
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VIDEO: Has PM's first week changed Greece?

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 11:14
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Brussels, Paris

Greece's new prime minister completes his first tour of Europe on Wednesday, meeting the head of the European Commission in Brussels and the French President in Paris.
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Greece lobbies EU leaders over debt

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 21:46

Greece's leaders receive a guarded welcome to their proposals for a debt deal, ahead of crunch talks with EU creditors and leaders.
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Osborne warns of Greece 'risk'

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 15:44

George Osborne warns the standoff between Greece and the eurozone "is fast becoming the biggest risk to the global economy".
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Greek bailout 'troika' may go - EU

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 15:28

The European Commission says the controversial EU-IMF troika supervising Greek finances could be replaced.
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Greece debt talks 'must help Europe'

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 6:02
related countries: France France

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says his priority is European well-being, as he heads for London and talks with Chancellor George Osborne.
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Greek PM offers olive branch on debt

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 22:20

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.
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Crowds flock to leftist Madrid rally

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 18:42
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of people attend a rally in central Madrid by radical leftists Podemos, as they look to build on Syriza's recent victory in Greece.
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Merkel rules out Greek debt relief

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 14:05
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects any cancellation of Greece's debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts.
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EU's Moscovici wants Greece in euro

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 7:45

EU financial commissioner Pierre Moscovici tells the BBC that Greece belongs in the eurozone, and vows to prevent a "Grexit".
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Democracy without women? Spanish women angry about Greek cabinet

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 1:49
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish feminists criticise male-dominated Greek cabinet
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Greece shuns debt talks with troika

Friday, January 30th 2015, 21:01
related places: Athens

Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.
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Greece to seek 'common ground'

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 18:22

European Parliament President Martin Schulz says Greece will seek "common ground" with its European partners after meeting Alexis Tsipras.
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'Takeoff fault' caused Greek crash

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 12:52
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

A Greek fighter jet that crashed in Spain on Monday, killing 11, had suffered a technical fault during takeoff, the French military says.
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VIDEO: Ex Greek PM: 'My conscience is clear'

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 18:26

Former Greek PM George Papandreou tells Newsnight he does not feel guilty about signing up to austerity
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Greece will not default - PM Tsipras

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 17:16

New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says his country will not default on its bailout debts, as bank stocks lose more than 25% of their value.
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Greece markets hit by default fears

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 17:02

Greek financial markets were in turmoil on Wednesday after the new anti-bailout government appeared determined to defy the country's international creditors.
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Germans count cost as Greece turns left

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 0:20

Germans see little point in more concessions to Greece
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VIDEO: Greece's push for a debt "haircut"

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 0:07

Opposition to austerity is at the core of Greece's new leader's agenda but it will also push for half of Greek debt to be written off, bringing it down to a more sustainable level, a so-called "haircut".
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Tsipras names new Greek cabinet

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 18:19

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras forms a new cabinet with Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister and right-winger Panos Kammenos as defence minister.
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How do Greeks feel about the future?

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 15:33

Greek hopes and fears for the future after the elections
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Spain jet crash deaths rise to 11

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 11:49
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

A ninth French national dies following the crash involving a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base, officials say.
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Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 8:11
related places: Athens

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.
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Greece debt repayment 'unrealistic'

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 3:01

It is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt in full, a spokesman for Syriza - which won Sunday's election - tells the BBC.
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