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Grexit Fears Back on the Table After Brexit

Grexit Back on the Agenda Again as Greek Economy Unravels, as the Guardian Newspaper reports that the European finance ministers from the eurozone will decide on whether the green light will be given on the Greek review following disagreement...

Former Greek Finance Minister to Be Investigated Over Missing Tax Reports

Former Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis will be investigated by a prosecutor for a failing to submit an asset declaration to the Greek parliament's committee for the 2011-2012 financial year. Chardouvelis, who served as finance minister between June 2014 and January 2015...

Loan Contract Extension Will be Discussed in Parliament, Greek Govt Says

The Greek government will bring to Parliament for discussion the extension of the loan contract signed by Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, government sources said. “It will be shown that there is no commitment undertaken and that simply more time...

Ex Greek FinMin: 'I Sent My Money Abroad Because I was Worried'

Former finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis admitted that he sent money abroad to foreign bank accounts in 2012, because, as he put it, he was "worried, like all Greeks." Hardouvelis appeared on Star television after newspaper reports on his actions. The former...

SYRIZA: Varoufakis Was Misquoted, There Will Be No Referendum!

Greek Government circles are denying that Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis mentioned the possibility of a referendum being held to stay in the euro. “Over the last few days we have noticed an effort to strike against Finance Minister Yanis...

Greek Ex-FinMin G. Hardouvelis Implicated Pumping Money Abroad

Conflict has broken out between the opposition conservative New Democracy (ND) party and the Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) government concerning Greek former finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis money pumped abroad from his personal accounts. Real News rights that the head...

Greek Former FM: Signing an Extension is the Same as Signing a Memorandum

Greek Former Minister of Finance Gikas Hardouvelis criticized the government's actions so far stressing that the bills announced to be tabled next week create great losses in the state's revenue. Mr. Hardouvelis did the math and according to him, due...

New Democracy Leader on Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis' Email

Main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras on Tuesday lashed out at the government accusing it of “leading the country further back compared to where it was last November,” referring to Greece's reform list presented to the country's loan...

Greece Has Turned a New Page, Say Government Sources

Greece has turned a new page and the plans to trap the government ahead of the February 28 deadline have failed, government sources said on Friday, following the achievement of a deal with the country’s European loan partners at...

New Greek FinMin Varoufakis: Growth Doesn't Mean Porsche Cayennes

A chance to preface the policy he intents to apply as Greece's new Finance Minister had earlier today Giannis Varoufakis in the ceremony assuming his duties. While in the Greek government's financial headquarters, Varoufakis exchanged opinions with his predecessor, Gikas...