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U.S. Pushing for Greek Solution in ‘Interest of Entire World’

The U.S. is pushing Greece and its creditors to reach a deal that returns the country to growth, President Barack Obama’s chief economist said.
Bloomberg: April 21, 2015

Putin: Russia ready to work with US

In what appears to be a softened rhetorical tone, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia needs to work with the United States on a common agenda.
April 19, 2015

US urges Greece to work out details

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has urged Greece to go through "every line" in its budget to draft a reform plan to satisfy its international creditors.
April 19, 2015

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock market

U.S. stocks are broadly lower in afternoon trading Friday following steep declines in Europe.
Sun Herald: April 17, 2015

Greece needs to initiate reforms, slash bureaucracy: Obama

Greece must undertake reforms to bring stability to its shaky financial system, US President Barack Obama said Friday, adding that Washington is open to flexible policies that nudge the European nation's economy toward recovery.
GlobalPost: April 17, 2015

Obama-Varoufakis discuss management of crisis

The experience of the US and Greece from the management of the financial crisis dominated the discussions between US President Barack Obama and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis at the White House.
April 17, 2015

Varoufakis in Washington

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis' discussions in Washington, where he will represent Greece in the spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank, are termed as rather important
April 16, 2015

Obama pledges more humanitarian aid, not military help, for Iraq

President Barack Obama pledged $205 million in new humanitarian aid to Iraq on Tuesday but didn't mention providing additional weapons and military support sought by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
April 14, 2015

Candle, electrical short eyed as possible church fire causes

Montreal firefighters are battling a fire in Parc Extension at this hour at Koimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church.
WBIR: April 16, 2015

Former US Ambassador: Putin has no interest in resolving Ukraine conflict

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells VOA that Russian President Vladimir Putin has no interest in resolving the conflict in Ukraine because it serves his interest.
April 11, 2015