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Eurogroup President Dijsselbloem: 'EU Cannot Offer Further Assistance to Greece Until Referendum Result'

Europe cannot offer further assistance to Greece until the result of a July 5 referendum, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said in a letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. He reiterated that the Eurogroup will make a decision "only after and on the basis...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis: Why We Recommend a NO in the Referendum

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explained why he recommends to the Greek people to vote NO on the upcoming referendum about Greece's deal with its international creditors. Varoufakis wrote on his blog to explain why he and his government ask...

Eurozone’s shared identity the final tragedy of the Greek crisis

By Wesley Widmaier*, Griffith University Economic policy is not a morality tale. The Greek tragedy is that the Europeans have treated the Greek crisis as a question of national character. In their outrage at the Greeks – in the context of...

9 Things to Know about Greece’s IMF Debt Default

By André Broome, University of Warwick Greece missed the deadline on its €1.6 billion loan repayment due to the IMF June 30, becoming the first advanced economy to default to the fund in its 71-year history. Here are nine essential things to know...

Tsipras' Dramatic Call to Europe: "Restore the ELA to Greek Banks"

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made a dramatic call to Europe to increase its Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) to Greek Banks, in order for Greece not to turn to chaos. The European Central Bank (ECB) did not kept the financial...

The Underreported Crisis of Independent Journalism in Greece: New Study

A new report by the Open Society Initiative for Europe finds that independent journalism and media in Greece face a serious crisis. Read below the summary of the "Media Policy and Independent Journalism in Greece" report conducted by Dimitris...

Inspirational Video: Is Crisis an Excuse to Surrender to Cynicism?

If you face any kind of crisis, the last person you would think to ask for advice might be a Greek ship owner. However, this man delivered one of the most inspirational speeches we have seen on the topic...

Greek Crisis Fails to Halt Flamenco Festival

At the dance school Playground for the Arts in the Votanikos area in Athens, Greece, there is anticipation in the air for the Coetáni Experimental Flamenco Festival. The festival brings together dancers from Spain, Austria, Canada and Greece. "The aim,"...

BoG Governor: Greece Needs Long-term Fiscal Adjustment

Long-term fiscal adjustment and a precautionary credit line from European partners were the recommendations made by Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras in his interim report on monetary policy tabled in Greek Parliament on Tuesday. A day after his...

Greek PM: 'SYRIZA Makes Foreigners Talk Again About a Grexit'

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Thursday leveled harsh criticism against main opposition SYRIZA, while speaking to New Democracy's Parliamentary group. "SYRIZA makes foreigners talk again about a Grexit," Samaras said. "We managed to pull the country out of...