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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

Eurozone rejects Greek bailout appeal

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 20:52
related places: Athens

Eurozone finance ministers reject a Greek government call to extend its bailout, just hours before it expires and a payment to the IMF falls due.
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Greek worries continue to hit FTSE

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 15:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Shares in London and across Europe continue to fall, with Greece expected to fail to make a payment to the IMF.
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US stocks rebound as trading starts

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 14:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Stocks, Monday, Wall Street

Stocks on Wall Street rebound after Monday's falls, with reports that the Greek government is back in debt talks.
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Tsipras 'will quit if Greek vote lost'

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 8:29

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras threatens to resign if the result of a snap referendum on Greece's debt crisis due on Sunday does not go his way.
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Asian shares up despite Greece fears

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 8:12

Stock markets in Asia rise, recovering some of the ground lost on Monday when markets were hit by worries over Greece.
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VIDEO: Greece debt crisis in 90 seconds

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 5:58

The BBC's Ben Bland with a guide to the key numbers and issues in the Greek debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Does Ireland hold lessons for Greece?

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 5:34

Ireland came close to a Greek-style financial crisis after suffering economic problems in the eurozone - so how does it compare to Greece?
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Greek no vote 'would mean euro exit'

Monday, June 29th 2015, 21:51

EU leaders warn Greeks that rejecting creditors' proposals in a referendum on Sunday would mean leaving the euro, as fears of a default grow.
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Greece fears send stock markets lower

Monday, June 29th 2015, 18:30

Financial markets in Europe see big falls as Greece closes its banks and restricted cash withdrawals.
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VIDEO: Greece: Bank closures and 'betrayal'

Monday, June 29th 2015, 18:07

Jean-Claude Juncker says he feels "betrayed" by Greece after debt talks broke down last week.
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EU chief feels 'betrayed' by Greece

Monday, June 29th 2015, 16:03

The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, attacks the Greek government, saying he feels "betrayed" by "egotism" and "populism" in the failed debt talks.
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Britons won't accept 'rigid' EU - PM

Monday, June 29th 2015, 15:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British voters will not accept a "rigid" EU that cannot handle the Greek crisis and the UK's demands for reform, David Cameron says.
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VIDEO: Juncker: 'I feel betrayed'

Monday, June 29th 2015, 12:01

The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said he feels "betrayed" by the "egotism" showed by Greece in the failed debt talks.
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Is Greece's exit from the euro inevitable?

Monday, June 29th 2015, 11:42

PM Alexis Tsipras has called a referendum on proposals from Greece's creditors that he has already condemned as contravening European values. Is the Athens government heading for default and ultimately departure from the euro?
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VIDEO: EU officials hold Greece briefing

Monday, June 29th 2015, 10:48

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker holds a news briefing as Greece closes its banks, after the European Central Bank decided not to extend emergency funding.
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Greek banks to stay shut all week

Monday, June 29th 2015, 10:43

Greece says banks will remain closed until 6 July with cash withdrawals limited to €60 ($66; £42) a day, amid fears of a default.
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Asian shares hit by Greece fears

Monday, June 29th 2015, 8:27

Asian shares tumble and the euro falls after Greece fails to strike a deal with its creditors and imposes capital controls.
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Greece closes banks amid debt crisis

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 22:04
related places: Athens

Greek banks are to close and capital controls imposed, the prime minister says, amid fears of a default and possible exit from the eurozone.
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VIDEO: Greeks queue for cash before bank closures

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 21:49

Greek banks are to remain closed and capital controls will be imposed, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says.
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ECB not raising Greek funding limit

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 16:37

The European Central Bank says it is not raising its emergency funding for Greek banks, amid fears that Greece may default on its debts on Tuesday.
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ECB 'to end Greek bank lifeline'

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 10:46

The European Central Bank is expected to end emergency lending to Greece's banks on Sunday - a move that could lead to its exit from the euro.
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Greek MPs back referendum on bailout

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 7:53

Greece's parliament approves plans for a controversial referendum on creditors' terms for a bailout, as the country faces a possible default.
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VIDEO: Greek parliament backs bailout vote

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 4:51

Greeks will vote next Sunday on the country's bailout programme after a late night sitting of parliament backed plans put forward on Saturday by the Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.
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Greek bailout extension refused

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 23:17

Eurozone finance ministers reject a Greek request to extend a bailout programme beyond 30 June, when a €1.6bn IMF loan repayment is due.
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Crisis meeting over Greek referendum

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 15:11
related places: Athens

Greece's creditors hold a crisis meeting with the Greek finance minister after Athens calls a surprise referendum on the terms for a fresh bailout.
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Greece to hold referendum on bailout

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 12:45

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras calls a referendum on 5 July on a bailout plan offered by international creditors that he condemns as "unbearable".
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VIDEO: Greek islands' tourism fears

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 9:48

Residents on the Greek islands are concerned that government plans to end their favourable tax rate would damage tourism, as the BBC's James Reynolds reports.
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Greece rejects bailout extension

Friday, June 26th 2015, 17:30

Greece has rejected an offer from its creditors to extend the country's bailout deal as too little and likely to cause recession.
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What if the Greek talks fail?

Friday, June 26th 2015, 15:23

Andrew Walker explains what will happen if the Greek talks fail
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EU agrees to relocate migrants

Friday, June 26th 2015, 12:20
related countries: Italy Italy

EU leaders holding late-night talks on the Mediterranean migrant crisis agree to relocate 40,000 of those who have arrived in Greece and Italy.
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Why bankers believe Greece will do a deal with its creditors

Friday, June 26th 2015, 8:20

Why bankers think Greece and the EU will eventually agree
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VIDEO: Greek voices from the underground

Friday, June 26th 2015, 4:00
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels, Thessaloniki

The BBC spent an evening in Thessaloniki, tracking down three diverse voice of Greece's youth and asked them about their hopes and expectations for the talks in Brussels.
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VIDEO: Merkel: Greece decision on Saturday

Friday, June 26th 2015, 2:48

Angela Merkel says a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Saturday "will be decisive" in reaching a deal over Greece.
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Can game theory explain the Greek debt crisis?

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 23:22

Can a game explain the crisis facing Greece?
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Greece crisis deepens amid deadlock

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 16:50

Greece and its international creditors remain in deadlock over its debt crisis despite a series of top-level meetings.
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'Milestone' summit for PM's EU reforms

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 15:46

David Cameron is setting out his EU renegotiation aims at a summit likely to be dominated by the Greek debt and migrant crises.
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Asia shares down on Greek debt talks

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 1:49

Asian shares head lower as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a meeting of European leaders as Greece continued its last-minute efforts to avoid a default.
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Intensive talks on Greek debt deal

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 23:47

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has held intensive talks with his country's creditors, despite sharp differences over his latest reform proposals.
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Greek PM bids to seal debt deal

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 12:43
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meets creditors in Brussels ahead of a summit designed to seal a deal to avoid a Greek debt default.
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Japanese shares reach 18-year high

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 8:36
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Nikkei index closes at its highest level for more than 18 years, as investor confidence continues to rise on hopes of a Greek debt deal.
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Greece and migrants to dominate EU summit

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 2:13

Crunch summit on Greece and migrants looms
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Greek proposals create hope for deal

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 11:00

Eurozone leaders express hope that a deal to stop Greece defaulting on its debt can be struck within days, while cautioning that more work remains.
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Japan's Nikkei hits 15-year high

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 9:10
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Nikkei index hits a 15-year high, helped by the global share rally that was triggered by hopes that Greece will reach a deal with its creditors.
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Greece spells out debt 'rescue' deal

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 21:36

Greece proposes new taxes on businesses and the wealthy as part of plans to end the deadlock on its debt crisis, amid hopes of a deal this week.
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