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Greece told to thrash out bailout deal as banks face being bled dry by withdrawal spike

DEBT-STRICKEN Greece has been urged to rush out a deal with its creditors as it emerged that the country's banks face being bled dry by a spike in withdrawals. May 30, 2015

Greece open to compromise to seal deal this week - interior minister

Greece's government is confident of reaching a deal with its creditors this week and is open to pushing back parts of its anti-austerity programme to make that happen, the country's interior minister said Saturday.
Reuters: May 30, 2015

Four arrested for attempting to illegally sell priceless Minoan-era statuette

Greek authorities on Friday announced the arrest of four people in Iraklio, Crete on charges of attempting to sell a priceless 3,500-year-old statuette of a young man, dated to the mid-Minoan era for the princely sum of one million euros.
May 30, 2015

Greece dismisses ultimatum scenario, expects debt deal with lenders by Monday

Greek government dismissed on Friday media reports that international lenders issued a one week ultimatum to June 4 for the achievement of a debt deal after Thursday's Euro Working Group talks in Brussels.
GlobalPost: May 29, 2015

Grexit is a possibility, warns head of IMF

Christine Lagarde says deal with Athens is unlikely in next few days, after Greece’s lead negotiator claimed high-level intervention was needed in talks
Guardian: May 29, 2015

U.S. warns G7 of global economy 'accident' without Greece deal

The United States warned on Friday of a possible accident for the world economy if Greece and its creditors miss their June deadlines to avert a debt default.
Reuters: May 29, 2015

Greece touts imminent loan deal, creditors cautious

ATHENS: Greece on Wednesday said it was close to a loan deal with its EU-IMF creditors that would unlock badly-needed bailout loans for its struggling economy.
Economic Times: May 28, 2015

Alternate Transport Minister on Civil Aviation staff's strike

Alternate Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spirtzis on Friday will meet with the four unions of the Federation of Civil Aviation Authority (OSYPA)
May 28, 2015

Greek government says hopes for deal with lenders by Sunday

Greece's government aims to reach an agreement with its lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal by Sunday, its spokesman said on Thursday, brushing off comments from euro zone officials suggesting a deal was far from imminent.
Reuters: May 28, 2015

12,000 immigrants held in Greece

Nearly 12,000 immigrants were arrested entering Greece illegally last month - an almost seven-fold increase from the previous year, the country's coast guard has said.
Times of Malta: May 27, 2015