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European leaders bat away Greece questions but Spain says Athens will need third bailout

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker have rejected claims that Greece would require a third economic bailout.
International Business Times: March 4, 2015

Merkel seeks to dampen talk of 3rd Greek bailout

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the president of the European Union's executive branch cautioned Wednesday against speculation that Greece will need a third financial bailout.
El Paso Inc: March 4, 2015

German lawmakers approve Greek bailout extension

Germany’s Parliament voted overwhelmingly Friday in favor of a four-month extension of Greece’s financial bailout program. The Bundestag voted 542-32 to back the extension, with 13 members abstaining.
February 27, 2015

Merkel MPs in Germany back help for Greece

A clear majority of MPs from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right bloc has backed an extension of financial help for Greece.
BBC: February 26, 2015

Greece crisis: Eurozone set for vital loan talks

Eurozone finance ministers are preparing for a vital third meeting, in Brussels, to try to solve the crisis over Greece's bail-out.
BBC: February 20, 2015

The Euro’s Long Goodbye to Greece

The Brussels summit didn’t come up with a deal. Tiny Greece is gambling on chutzpah while Germany holds all the cards.
The Daily Beast: February 14, 2015

Greece, lenders to discuss bailout provisions

Greece and its international creditors agreed Thursday to launch technical discussions on the debt-ridden country's demand to cut its massive debt and ease the austerity measures the lenders imposed on Athens.
February 13, 2015

Greece bailout talks: Compromise possible, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said a compromise is possible in the stand-off with Greece over its bailout terms.
BBC: February 12, 2015

Eastern Ukraine cease-fire deal reached

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France emerged from marathon talks in Belarus Thursday with a cease-fire deal aimed at ending months of fighting that has killed thousands in eastern Ukraine.
February 12, 2015