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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

VIDEO: Emergency talks over Greek crisis

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 5:07
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

European leaders are heading for Brussels for emergency talks to try and reach a deal on Greece's debt crisis.
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Greece debt efforts intensified

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 0:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Athens, Brussels

EU leaders intensify efforts to reach a deal over the Greek debt crisis ahead of Monday's emergency summit in Brussels, as thousands rally in Athens.
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Greece and EU 'insane not to do deal'

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 12:42
related places: Athens

The head of Greece's biggest bank tells the BBC it would be "insane" for Athens and the EU not to reach a deal at crunch talks.
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VIDEO: Does Greece have 'apocalypse fatigue'?

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 18:14

Ahead of an emergency EU summit on Greece's debt crisis on Monday, James Reynolds speaks to local people about how they are feeling.
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Greece 'to offer new debt proposals'

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 13:09

A Greek minister says new proposals will be put to creditors to "get closer to a solution" ahead of a crisis summit on Monday.
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Merkel steps up pressure over Greece

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 4:16
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a solution to Greece's debt crisis must be agreed before Monday's emergency EU summit.
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Fears grow over Greek banks' health

Friday, June 19th 2015, 15:00

Savers have withdrawn billions of euros from Greek banks over the past week, according to reports, as talks aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis stutter.
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Emergency summit called over Greece

Friday, June 19th 2015, 6:33

Leaders from eurozone nations are to hold an emergency summit on Monday after the latest attempts to resolve the Greek debt crisis failed.
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Greece facing 'last opportunity'

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 19:21

Greece needs to seize a 'last opportunity' to reach a deal with its creditors he head of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem says.
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VIDEO: Millions of euros withdrawn in Greece

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 18:28

Withdrawals from cash machines in Greece increase to over 1.5bn euros in a week.
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VIDEO: Greeks stage anti-austerity protest

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 6:02
related places: Athens

Protestors have taken to the streets of Athens to urge their government to resist more austerity, ahead of Thursdays meeting of eurozone finance ministers.
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Greece 'headed for painful euro exit'

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 18:25

Greece's central bank warns for the first time that the country could be on a "painful course" to default and exit from the eurozone and the EU.
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Juncker: Greece 'misleading' voters

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 21:44
related countries: France France

Jean-Claude Juncker has accused the Greek government of misleading voters as Alexis Tsipras said its creditors were trying to "humiliate" the country.
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EU solidarity damaged by splits on migrants and Greece

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 14:25

EU solidarity damaged by splits on migrants and Greece
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Chinese shares see sharp fall

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 8:48

China's Shanghai Composite index sees its biggest fall in almost three weeks as investors continue to fret over a crackdown on margin lending.
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Hollande sounds alarm on Greek exit

Monday, June 15th 2015, 23:07
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

The French President Francois Hollande says there is "little time" to stop Greece from leaving the eurozone after talks failed to reach a deal.
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Europe anger at 'amateurish' Greeks

Monday, June 15th 2015, 16:33
related countries: Germany Germany

German and EU officials vent their frustration, with time running out for reaching a Greek debt deal, as Greece's leader tells creditors to get real.
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'Get real', Greek PM tells creditors

Monday, June 15th 2015, 13:33
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greek leader Alexis Tsipras says his government will wait patiently for creditors to become "realistic", after debt talks in Brussels fail.
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London's FTSE 100 down on Greek woes

Monday, June 15th 2015, 7:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London's leading shares start the week with falls as the lack of certainty about Greece's debt repayments weighs down investor confidence.
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Greece concerns drag on Asia markets

Monday, June 15th 2015, 6:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Asian markets are mostly lower on Monday amid fears that Greece could default on its debts after weekend talks in Brussels failed to reach a deal.
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'No deal' with Greece as talks fail

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 21:48

Talks with Greek and EU officials in Brussels have failed to reach an agreement despite Greece submitting counter-proposals.
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Greek default fears rattle markets

Friday, June 12th 2015, 21:36

Shares in Europe and the US fall amid reports that senior EU officials have discussed a Greek default for the first time.
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VIDEO: Migrants on a bitterly divided island

Friday, June 12th 2015, 17:27

Concerns are growing in Greece about how to cope with thousands of migrants arriving by boat from countries across the Middle East and beyond.
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Wall Street opens down on Greece fears

Friday, June 12th 2015, 14:26
related countries: United States United States

Shares in the US opened lower as hopes fade of a deal between debt-laden Greece and its European creditors, and nervousness over next week's Fed meeting.
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Greece crisis: Tsipras' impossible position

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 19:49

Greek PM squeezed between creditors and home supporters
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Pressure on Greece as IMF ends talks

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 18:04
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greece's international creditors raise the pressure on Alexis Tsipras's government, as IMF negotiators leave talks in Brussels citing "major differences".
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EU says time for Greek 'happy ending'

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 15:07
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Athens

EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says a Greek debt deal is "ready for landing", as Greek PM Alexis Tsipras pushes for an agreement in Brussels.
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Greece state broadcaster back on air

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 13:29

Greece's state broadcaster ERT goes back on air, two years after being closed down under austerity measures.
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VIDEO: Good morning Greece: ERT back on air

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 11:53

Greece's state broadcaster ERT has gone back on air, two years after being closed down under austerity measures.
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VIDEO: Empty shops and divided societies

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 8:24

As negotiations between Greece and its creditors continue many Greeks feel they have reached the limit of what they can pay.
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VIDEO: The Calais 'shantytown' home to 3,000

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 23:38
related countries: France France, Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Calais

In Calais migrants seeking to reach the UK have reached the French port from camps in Italy and Greece.
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Greece submits new reform plan to EU

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 9:49

Cash-strapped Greece submits a revised reform plan to the European Union and International Monetary Fund.
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Asian markets hit by global woes

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 9:18
related countries: United States United States

Asian shares were down as investors continue to worry about a Greek debt default and the timing of a US interest rate rise.
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VIDEO: Migrants' 27-day journey through Europe

Monday, June 8th 2015, 6:17
related countries: Germany Germany, Syria Syria

The BBC follows a Syrian family after they arrived on the Greek island of Leros, until they reached Germany 27 days later.
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Greece's Tsipras 'failed' to deliver

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 12:23

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras "failed" to deliver economic reform plans that he had "promised", says European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker.
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Don't humiliate Greece - PM Tsipras

Friday, June 5th 2015, 18:23

Alexis Tsipras warns Greece's international creditors not to impose humiliating terms as the country seeks urgently needed bailout funds.
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Migrants turn to eastern Med route

Friday, June 5th 2015, 14:31
related countries: Libya Libya, Turkey Turkey

More migrants so far this year have travelled to Europe via Greece and Turkey rather than from Libya, the EU's border management agency says.
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Homer's Iliad to become online epic

Friday, June 5th 2015, 11:42

One of the ancient world's longest poems, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of a festival celebrating ancient Greek culture.
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China shares hit new seven-year high

Friday, June 5th 2015, 9:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia, Friday

Shares in mainland China closed at a new seven-year high, with the Shanghai Composite breaching the key 5,000 level for the first time since 2008.
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Greece to delay IMF debt payment

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 22:43

Greece tells the International Monetary Fund it will delay Friday's €300m (£216m) debt repayment and bundle all four of its June payments together.
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Greek debt 'agreement in sight'

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 8:47
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says talks in Brussels on Greece's debt crisis were "constructive" and he believes an agreement is in sight.
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Asian stocks lower on Greece worries

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 9:39
related countries: United States United States

Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as concerns about Greece's ability to repay an IMF loan due on Friday knocked confidence among investors.
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VIDEO: Creditors to offer Greece new plan

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 4:02
related places: Athens

Greece's international creditors have agreed a new plan to be offered to Athens in an attempt to solve its debt crisis.
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