The bank holiday and capital controls imposed three weeks ago have cost Greece some EUR 3 B, ekathimerini.com reported on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Banks in Greece will reopen on Monday, Greek news agency ANA-MPA reported on Thursday, citing banking sources.
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.
Macedonian army units will be deployed to help police cope with an influx of migrants across its borders, President Gjorge Ivanov has said.
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed in principle to grant a EUR 7 B bridge loan to Greece.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have been recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize of 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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