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New Book Reveals How Grexit Was About to Become Reality in 2015

A new book published on Thursday about the history of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) reveals new details of how Greece's exit from the Eurozone was on the table for negotiations in 2015. Perhaps most surprisingly, this was the...

What's Been Agreed Has to Be Implemented, Juncker Says on Greece's Pension Cuts

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, held an interview with journalists following his State of The Union speech in the European Parliament. Mr Juncker was asked by a Kathimerini journalist about the issue of the upcoming cuts...

EU's Juncker: 'I am Proud We Stood Up for Greece'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told an economic forum in Brussels that Greece will soon leave its bailout program. Juncker was speaking at the Brussels Economic Forum where he also said Europeans should be "proud of the creation of...

Juncker: No EU for Balkan States Stuck in Border Spats

  European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said EU membership for more Balkan countries will be impossible until existing border disputes are resolved. Speaking in Strasbourg, Juncker told European lawmakers there "can be no further accession" until spats and divisions over...

'Juncker Plan' Actions Approved in Greece so far to Lead to Investments of 2.36 bln Euros, European Commission Says

The projects approved by the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) in Greece so far are expected to lead to total investments of 2.36 billion euros, according to figures released on Thursday. The European Investment Bank has so far approved...

EIB Signs Loan Agreement With Creta Farm Worth 15 Million Euros

Creta Farm SA, a Greek-listed food company, on Tuesday signed a loan agreement worth 15 million euros with European Investment Bank. It is the first such agreement signed by EIB in the framework of a support programme offered by...

Bloomberg: EC Leaks a New Memorandum for Greece

A draft proposal by the European Commission to break the deadlock on a new debt deal for Greece was leaked on Saturday, ahead of an emergency Eurogroup meeting of Eurozone finance ministers on Monday. The leaked report calls for...

Government's Economic Policy Council Proceeds With Activation of 'Juncker Package'

The government economic policy council gave on Tuesday the green light for the rapid activation of the so-called "Juncker package" investment as well as the promotion of actions that will support the Greek industry. Forty two investment projects of an...

Hollande, Juncker, Vacation On Ithaca

French President Francois Hollande and former Eurozone chief and current Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker have chosen the Ionian Greek island of Ithaca for their summer holidays, joining a long list of celebrities choosing to come to Greece during...

Juncker Blasts "Unpatriotic" Greeks With Money Abroad

Eurozone chief Jean-Claude Juncker has castigated wealthy Greeks and those who hide their income in secret bank deposits outside the country and being unfaithful to their country at a time when many Greeks are suffering big pay cuts, tax...