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More Germans Want Greece in Euro Zone:Poll

For the first time in more than a year, more Germans think Greece should stay in the euro zone than want it to leave, a poll showed on Thursday, two days after Chancellor Angela Merkel made a symbolic visit...

OECD Head Says Greece Should Stay in Eurozone

PARIS - Despite a crushing economic crisis, Greece should stay in the Eurozone of the 17 countries using the euro as a currency, but must continue to implement reforms at the same time, Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OrgThe...

Syriza Wants Greece In Euro Zone Without Loan Agreement

Greece's leftist Syriza party wants to keep the country in the euro zone despite not agreeing to the austerity measures accompanying Athens' second EUR130 billion agreement, its president said Thursday, ahead of this weekend's elections. Speaking at Syriza's last major...

Fitch: Believes Risk Of A Greek Exit Is Material And Rising

Fitch Ratings said Thursday that although its main view remains that the euro zone will survive the region's sovereign debt crisis intact, the risk of alternative outcomes is rising, with a Greek euro-zone exit the most likely of those...

Merkel and Hollande Promise to Help Greece Stay in Euro Zone

France and Germany have promised “additional growth measures” to ensure Greece remains within the euro zone. On his inaugural visit to Berlin, French president François Hollande said he felt a “responsibility” to offer a “sign” of hope to Greek voters,...

Germany In Stark Warning On Greek Exit

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble sent a strong warning towards Athens Monday, saying the price of a Greek euro exit would be very high for the country and the Euro zone itself. The comments come as Greek politicians struggle to...

Rumors Germany Sees Greek Default As Unavoidable Are False

A German government spokesman Wednesday denied that Berlin now considers a Greek default as inevitable. "I can clearly say for the federal government that those rumors are false. There is no such decision in Germany," Steffen Seibert, spokesman for German...

Euro Zone Puts Greek Plan Under Microscope

Greece's bid for a new bailout got close inspection on Tuesday from euro zone officials poring over the details of Athens' budget to decide whether it has met conditions to get the money. Even if it passes muster, the second...

Schaeuble: Greece Must Ultimately Solve Its Problems

Euro-zone nations can stall for time but ultimately Greece must solve its own issues, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Monday. "Euro-zone solidarity has its limits," said Schaeuble at a seminar on the Future of Europe held at the University...

France's Europe Minister: Euro Zone Can Do Without Greece

France΄s European Affairs Minister Jean Leonetti Thursday said the euro zone can "do without" Greece, in an interview with French radio station RTL. "Greece is something that we were able to deal with and, at the same time, something that...