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Yanis Varoufakis to Channel 4: Greek-European Deal 'Within Hours or Days' [Video]

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis appeared confident that a deal between Greece and Europe regarding the country's bailout program will soon be reached. Talking to British Channel 4's economics editor Paul Mason, after a London meeting with British Chancellor...

German Govt: No to Troika's Abolition in Greece

Berlin appears firmly negative to any one-sided changes regarding Greece's bailout program, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble highlighted while addressing the Reuters Euro Zone Summit earlier today. Schaeuble's statements come just a few days ahead of the upcoming first tet-a-tet...

Greek Deputy Interior Minister Selling Ministerial Cars

Greek Deputy Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction Giorgos Katrougalos announced that he is going to sell the majority of state cars provided to Ministers and Greek government officials. The Deputy Minister, who owns an old collectible MG convertible, stated that he...

British Chancellor of the Exchequer: Greece-Eurozone Clash a Threat for Global Economy

British Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury George Osborne, in a London meeting with Greek Finance Minister Giannis Varoufakis earlier today, underlined that a potential clash between the Greek government and the Eurozone poses a...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis from Paris: I Will Meet Schaeuble

The Greek Finance Minister, Υianis Varoufakis met with his French counterpart, Michel Sapin earlier today, while visiting Paris. In a joint press conference given by the two ministers, Mr. Sapin underlined that the two countries share common beliefs, including...

Mikis Theodorakis: Varoufakis-Dijsselbloem, a Moment of National Pride

Internationally acclaimed Greek composer, Mikis Theodorakis, with a text he uploaded on his personal website, gives his opinion on the latest political developments in Greece, in which the epicenter is the meeting between the Greek Finance Minister, Giannis Varoufakis,...

Greek PM Tsipras Hits the Road Declaring 'We Won't Take a Step Back'

After the barrage of first meetings with European partners' representatives this week, the Greek government is now preparing for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ upcoming visits to Paris and Brussels that will take place next week. In order to evaluate these first...

EU Commissioner Moscovici: Eurozone Needs Greece and Greece Needs Eurozone

European Union Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici, talking with BBC’s "Hardtalk," expressed the Eurozone’s determination to “do everything” to prevent a Grexit. As he said, Greece belongs in the Eurozone and the single...

Greek FinMin to Meet With French Counterpart on Sunday

Greek Finance Minister Giannis Varoufakis on Sunday will meet with his French counterpart Michel Sapin in Paris at 6:00 pm (Athens time). The two top officials will hold a joint press conference at 7:30 pm, according to Reuters. "The country wants...

Greek FinMin on BBC: "We are not Prepared to Carry on Pretending and Trying to Enforce an Unenforceable Program" [Video]

"We are not prepared to carry on pretending and extending, trying to enforce an unenforceable program, which for five years now has steadfastly refused to produce any tangible benefits," Greek Finance Minister Giannis Varoufais told BBC Newsnight, after meeting with...