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Greece Votes No: Experts Respond What Happens Next

  The Greek people have voted, saying a resounding No to the terms of the bailout deal offered by their international creditors. What will this mean for Greece, the euro and the future of the EU?  Here's what experts say...

Eurogroup President Dijsselbloem on Greek Referendum Result; Statement

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that Greeks will regret the NO result of their referendum that rejected a deal his institution and the rest of Greece's creditors had put on the negotiations table. Here's the full statement: I take note of...

Martin Schulz: Difficult Times Ahead for Greece

Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament called for people to respect Sunday's NO vote in the referendum, but also expressed his pessimism regarding Greece's future and warned of a humanitarian crisis in the country. "This is a difficult day: there's a broad majority in...

Hollande-Merkel Call Urgent Eurozone Leaders Summit on Tuesday

Following the overwhelming rejection of the institutions' proposed bailout deal on Sunday's Greek referendum, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called for the Euro's leaders to convene at an urgent Eurozone leaders summit on Tuesday. On Monday the...

International Reactions to NO Vote Win in Greek Referendum Vary

EU and other officials have offered mixed reactions after a major victory for the NO vote in the Greek referendum, which is at more than 61% , with 70% of the votes counted. The first reactions from the German government show discontent with the outcome. Social...

Varoufakis on Referendum Result: 'Greeks Returned Ultimatum to Creditors'

"The ultimatum has been returned to to the creditors," noted Yanis Varoufakis on Sunday night from Athens after the official results of the Greek Referendum showed that most Greeks say no to a previous take-it-or-leave-it proposal offered to the creditors. "Today's...

Greeks Celebrate Big 'No' Vote Win in Bailout Referendum

Greek supporters of the “No” vote started gathering in Syntagma Square and Klafthmonos Square in central Athens shortly after 7 p.m., in order to celebrate their victory. Journalists and crews representing numerous Greek and foreign news agencies arrived at the...

New Democracy Leadership Future Uncertain After Referendum

The centre-right wing New Democracy party could be facing a leadership crisis after the first result of an overwhelming NO vote in Sunday's referendum. Antonis Samaras, the current party leader and Greece's prime minister from June 2012 to January 2012, is allegedly facing pressure to...

Greek Gov't Spokesman: 'The Greek PM Received a Clear Mandate'

Greek government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis expressed his satisfaction for the “No” vote lead in the first estimates of the Greek referendum outcome. “This result provides the prime minister with a clear mandate from the Greek people,” he said, adding that...

Greek Referendum Results: Landslide Win for No Vote in Greece

The first official estimation for Sunday’s Greek referendum results show a victory for the NO vote with a 61% against a 39% YES vote with 46% of the votes counted, according to The Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction. This is...