Greece 2020: (The Worst) Year in Review
For Greece and the world, it will definitely be hard to forget the year 2020.
Ten Greeks Who Left Their Mark in 2019
Many Greek citizens and members of the Greek diaspora who live in every corner of the world excelled in their fields in 2019, be it in the realms of science, religion, the arts, sports or philanthropy. Most of them, either in...
Greek Parliament Flags Changes to the Constitution
Greek lawmakers on Thursday backed several amendments to the constitution which may be reviewed during the next parliamentary session. A second and decisive parliamentary vote on the the number of articles to be reviewed will take place in March. The...
Mixed Results After First Round of Bailout Review Talks with Creditors
The first round of talks between Greece and creditors on the third evaluation of the bailout program will be completed today (Friday) with some issues resolved, and more difficult ones to remain pending. Characteristically, the issues of out of court...
Greek Minister Appears Optimistic About Economy During U.S. Visit
State Minister Nikos Pappas said Greece is a country that honors its obligations, achieves its targets and is a reliable economic partner internationally. Pappas expressed his optimistic view on Greek economy during a meeting with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in...
Gov't Sets to Work on Pending Issues: NPLs, Privatization, Contingency Measures
The government is already drafting the bill to close the remainder of open issues prior to Greece's program review before the next Eurogroup on May 24, said government sources following the cabinet meeting headed by leftist SYRIZA Prime Minister...
Eurogroup Extraordinary Meeting: Watch Arrivals (video)
The Eurogroup is hosting an extraordinary meeting to discuss the state of play of the macroeconomic adjustment program for Greece following a vote of a new wave of pension and tax reforms voted on by Greek Parliament on Sunday. Discussions...
Jean-Claude Juncker: Greece Has Achieved Reform Goals, Time for Debt Relief
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that Greece has "basically achieved" the objectives of the reforms required by its eurozone partners and international creditors. During an interview published in the German newspaper Funke Mediengruppe on Sunday, he said the...
Moody's: Greece-Creditors Talks Might Extend to July
Moody's rating agency describes the delay of negotiations on the bailout program review between Greece and lenders as "credit negative". It is noteworthy that Moody's sees the risk that bailout review talks might take until July, thereby increasing the risk...
The Guardian: Fear of Default Grows in Greece
The fear of default has appeared again in Greece, after talks between Athens and lenders on the bailout program review have stalled over the new contingency measures creditors require, says a report on The Guardian. "The review that should have...
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