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Greek Parliament Investigating Committee on Memoranda Unveils Witness List

The Parliamentary investigating committee set up to examine the causes of the Greek crisis and the reasons that the country was pushed into accepting bailout Memoranda, unveiled a list of witnesses on Wednesday that it hopes to summon,...

Rehn: Debt Extension Likely, Not Writedown

Greece is unlikely to win a debt writeoff, however a debt extension is very possible, Olli Rehn told Bloomberg, ahead of the Greek elections. The former European Union economic and monetary affairs commissioner had helped Greece avoid the exit from...

Former EU Commissioner Rehn: SYRIZA is Committed to the Eurozone [Video]

His firm belief that Greek main opposition SYRIZA and its leader Alexis Tsipras are devoted to the country's participation in the Eurozone, voiced the former European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Olli Rehn, while answering questions over the...

Greek Economy and Debt Dominate Samaras-Moscovici Meeting

Greek economy and the major unresolved issues, such as managing the country's debt, dominated a meeting on Wednesday between Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Pierre Moscovici, the former French Finance Minister that France has currently put forward as...

Samaras Tells The Troika: "No"

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has reportedly rejected Troika demands he not return most of a coming primary surplus to low-income pensioners, the police and military and said the government will also refuse to give supermarkets the right to sell...

Latest Forecast on Greece Shows Growth in 2014

A recent economic forecast, which was published early on Tuesday by the European Commission, shows Greece returning to a growth of 0.6 percent in 2014, with a significant leap of 2.9 percent expected for 2015, after a long and...

'Troika' Creditors to Return to Greece for Debt Talks

Greece's international creditors will resume talks with Athens this week to review progress on the economic reforms it must make to get debt aid funding, eurozone finance ministers agreed Monday. "The Troika intends to return to Athens later this week,"...

Olli Rehn: Discussion of Greek Debt, "From Summer Onwards"

The viability of the Greek debt and the financing gap for the years 2015-2016 will be discussed “from the summer onwards,” European Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Olli Rehn told an interview...

Merkel Rules Out More Greek Aid

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose country is the biggest contributor to $325 billion in two bailouts to save Greece, has ruled out a third, although Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said that with a 1.5 billion euro ($2.05 billion) primary...

Commissioner Rehn: Talks About Debt And New Package in Summer

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, EU Commissioner Olli Rehn said that the revision of the Greek bailout package, which has been postponed for the third time now, will be completed "in the next few months," heightening concerns...