Greek referendum

Greece Referendum: New Poll Shows 46% Will Vote NO to EU Deal

Most Greeks will still favor a deal with Greece's creditors, according to a new poll regarding Greece's upcoming referendum in which citizens will vote in order to approve or reject a bailout agreement with Greece's creditors. Conducted by the ProRata...

Greek Parliament Suspends all Planned Sessions from Wednesday until Friday

The Conference of Presidents in the Greek Parliament decided on Tuesday to suspend all Parliamentary sessions (legislative, Parliamentary control and committees) on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until Sunday's referendum. A draft bill on nationality that was scheduled for Wednesday will be...

Eurogroup: Greek Program Extension and Debt Restructuring Rejected

  Tuesday evening’s urgent Eurogroup teleconference resulted in the arrangement of another conference for Wednesday, July 1, at 11.30 am Central European Time. The meeting was scheduled after the Greek government submitted a request to the European Stability Mechanism for a two-year...

Greek Main Opposition Leader Suggests Voting ‘Yes’ in Referendum

As Greece and the Eurozone face a week of political and financial turmoil after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' sudden announcement of a July 5 referendum on the creditors' proposed bailout agreement, main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras urged Greek citizens on...

British Man Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for Greece

With Greece going through a hectic series of days that included referendum announcements, capital controls and bailout package expirations, a new campaign has been launched by a British man to raise 1.6 billion euros for Greece so it can pay its international creditors. The...

Greek Government Submits Two Year Proposal to European Stability Mechanism

With the current bailout package expiring at midnight Central European Time, the office of the Prime Minister of Greece announced on Tuesday afternoon that the Greek government has submitted a proposal to the European Stability Mechanism for a two-year deal. "The Greek government...

The Greek Referendum As Seen by the World's Cartoonists

Greece and the situation that has unfolded over the last few days have once again become the source of inspiration for renowned cartoonists around the world. The Greek referendum announcement on Friday, as well as the warnings of many European...

Schaeuble: Greece Will Remain in Euro Even if Greeks Vote No on Sunday

In a private meeting with lawmakers in Berlin on Tuesday, German Finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble informed those present that Greece would remain in the Eurozone "for the time being" even if Greek voters turn down the bailout package proposed by the...

10 Problems Greece Faces Due to Capital Controls

Greece is living under the suffocating pace of capital controls for the last two days. The end of negotiations and the Greek referendum announcement have put everything on hold. Due to the imposition of capital controls, Greece is facing numerous...

Thousands Demonstrate Against Greece's Deal with Creditors

Thousands of Greeks rallied on Monday evening at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens to protest against the proposed deal by Greece's creditors. Most protesters said they are against "the blackmailing of the European Union and the International Monetary Fund." The rally was...