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EWG Chief: Greece to Remain Under Strict Supervision for Years

Greece will remain under strict supervision by its creditors for years, said the head of the EuroWorking Group, Thomas Wieser. In an interview with Ethnos newspaper, Wieser emphasized that he would not be around; in the commission, to see the...

Grexit Now 'Off the Table' Says EWG's Thomas Wieser at Delphi Economic Forum

"Grexit is now off the table," the head of the Eurogroup Working Group Thomas Wieser said on Friday, while speaking at the Delphi Economic Forum taking place at European Cultural Centre of Delphi between March 2-5. If all sides...

ND Criticizes Alternate FinMin Chouliarakis for Missing EWG

New Democracy criticized the government and Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis for missing a EuroWorking Group (EWG) meeting on Thursday to speak at an event at LSE in London. "While the second review is at a crucial point after...

European Commission-EWG Urge Greece to Expedite Bailout Requirements

The Euro Working Group discussed Greece's bailout program on Monday ahead of September's Eurogroup, with European Commission sources saying that Athens is behind in its obligations. European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici met with Greece's Finance Minister...

EWG Gives the Green Light for the Disbursement of 7.5 Bln Euros for Greece

The Euro Working Group's meeting in Helsinki, Finland, on Thursday focused on ironing out the details of the program review for Greece. Technocrats of the Euro Working Group came to a positive conclusion, paving the way for the release...

EWG Gives Greece 24-Hour Deadline to Comply with Bailout Actions

The  Euro Working Group (EWG) meeting on Monday gave the green light for the disbursement of a 7.5-billion-euro bailout tranche to Greece provided that loose ends are tied up by Tuesday. The decision, based on a compliance report compiled...

EWG Set for Staff Level Agreement on Greece

A meeting of the Euro Working Group (EWG) is taking place at this time in Brussels and is focused on reaching a staff level agreement on the completion of the program for Greece. The EWG meeting is believed to...

EWG's Wieser: No Greek Deal by Next Week, But it Will be Achieved

Greece and its European creditors will not reach a comprehensive agreement by next week, as it was expected, the chairman of the Eurogroup Working Group (EWG), Thomas Wieser, told US TV channel CNBC on Tuesday, but expressed confidence that...

EWG Emergency Teleconference Tomorrow to Discuss Greek Reform Proposals

A few minutes ago, Greek government sources have confirmed leaked information regarding a possible Euro Working Group (EWG) emergency teleconference to be held tomorrow, which will examine the Greek reform proposals and the country’s future financial support. The information,...

Greece, Israel, Cyprus and France in Annual Joint Military Exercises

The nations of Greece, Israel, Cyprus and France are now taking part in their annual joint military exercises called "Noble Dina."

Top Model Alessandra Ambrosio Spotted Enjoying Santorini's Mesmerizing Beauty

There is no end to the famous international celebrities who seem to be making their way to Greece this year, as top model Alessandra Ambrosio has been spotted enjoying life on the island of Santorini since Sunday. The famous model...

Greek Students Win Gold in Auto Engineering World Competition (video)

Greek students from Philothei High School in Athens won the global technology competition "Land Rover 4x4 in Schools" which took place in the English city of Coventry on Monday. The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge is an enhancement...

Greece's Media Perceived as Most Inaccurate Worldwide, Survey Finds

A public opinion survey conducted across 38 countries by the respected U.S.-based Pew Research Center has found that Greeks are the most skeptical in the world towards about their country's media and the way news and current affairs is...

Greece Presents EU with Draft Post-Bailout Growth Plan

Greece has presented a draft plan of growth to its EU creditors that could be implemented after the end of the current bailout program in August. Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Chouliarakis briefed Eurozone officials about the plan at the Eurogroup...

Greece's Bailout Exit to Dominate Eurogroup Gathering

The countdown for talks leading to Greece's completion of its fiscal adjustment program will begin at a Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) meeting on Thursday. Thursday's meeting will open discussions on Greece's growth strategy following the program, a topic on the...