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Bank Holiday Costs Greece EUR 3 B So Far

The bank holiday and capital controls imposed three weeks ago have cost Greece some EUR 3 B, ekathimerini.com reported on Saturday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2015, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2445

Greece Detains Bulgarian Suspected of Starting Wildfire

Greek police have arrested a 58-year old Bulgarian on suspicion of accidentally starting a wildfire in the in the northeastern Athens district of Kareas, AFP reported on Saturday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2015, Saturday // 13:37 | Viewed: 2557

Greek PM Tsipras Announces Reshuffle of Cabinet

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Friday evening major reshuffles to the composition of his government.

World » Southeast Europe | July 17, 2015, Friday // 21:48 | Viewed: 1884

EU Approves Granting EUR 7 B Bridge Loan to Greece

The EU approved a short-term bridge loan of EUR 7.16 B to Greece, which will allow the country to meet debt repayments to the IMF and ECB, while the agreement on a third bailout is still being ratified.

World » EU | July 17, 2015, Friday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1843

German Bundestag Approves Greek Bailout Agreement

The German Bundestag approved on Friday the reopening of negotiations on the third bailout, which Greece and the leaders of the eurozone had agreed on Monday.

World » EU | July 17, 2015, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1851

Shooting at Tennessee Military Facilities Leaves 5 Dead, incl 4 Marines, Gunman

The gunman who shot and killed four Marines Thursday during attacks at a recruiting center and another US military site in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has been identified as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.

World | July 17, 2015, Friday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1900

Banks in Greece to Reopen Monday after ECB Boosts Emergency Lending

Banks in Greece will reopen on Monday, Greek news agency ANA-MPA reported on Thursday, citing banking sources.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1785

Romania’s President Vows Support for Serbia’s EU Accession Bid

Romania clearly supports Serbia's EU goal to join the EU and hopes that membership negotiations between Belgrade and Brussels would begin this year, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said on on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2421

Macedonian Army to Help Police Handle Migrant Inflow

Macedonian army units will be deployed to help police cope with an influx of migrants across its borders, President Gjorge Ivanov has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2134

Eurozone Finance Ministers Agree In Principle to EUR 7 B Bridge Loan for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed in principle to grant a EUR 7 B bridge loan to Greece.

World » EU | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1609

Georgia Condemns Russian Demarcation Activities in South Ossetia

The foreign ministry of Georgia issued on Wednesday a note of protest to Russia over the illegal installation of banners marking the so-called “state border” of the breakaway region of South Ossetia.

World | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1588

Jean Claude Juncker Visits Two Cyprus Communities

European Commission's Chair Jean Claude Juncker will be visiting Cyprus over the next two days.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1515

German Finance Minister Still Sees Temporary Grexit as Better Option

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble still thinks that a temporary exit of Greece from the eurozone would perhaps be a better option for the country.

World » EU | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1372

Greek Parliament Approves Bailout Reforms Despite Split within SYRIZA

The Greek Parliament approved early on Thursday a bill of reforms, which Athens has to implement in order to be granted a new bailout by international creditors.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1562

French MPs Overwhelmigly Approve Greek Bailout Deal

French lawmakers approved the new Greek rescue package on Wednesday with Prime Minister Manuel Valls saying the controversial bailout-for-reforms deal was the only way out of the crisis.

World » EU | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 1320

Greek PM  Defends Bailout Deal Ahead of Vote in Parliament

With Greece’s Parliament set to vote on Wednesday on whether to ratify a controversial bailout-for-reforms deal with the country’s international creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he had exhausted all negotiating capabilities and every possible

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1334

John Kerry, Mohammad Zarif Reccommended for Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have been recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize of 2016.

World | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1430

EU Commission Proposes EUR 7 B Bridge Loan to Greece

The European Commission (EC) is proposing to grant EUR 7 B bridge loan to Greece in order to cover the country's financing needs in July.

World » EU | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1393

Greek Deputy Finance Minister Resigns

Greek Deputy Finance Minister Nadia Valavani submitted her resignation Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1404

IMF Criticises EU over Terms of Greek Bailout, Calls for Debt Relief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has criticised the EU over the terms of the bailout agreement, which had been agreed between Greece and the eurozone leaders on Monday.

World | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1450

Greek Civil Servants to Hold 24-Hour Strike Over Bailout Agreement

Greek civil servants are expected to stage a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest the bailout agreement, which was reached between the government in Athens and the eurozone leaders on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1324