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Merkel praises Greek progress, says austerity must continue, after successful bond sale

Greece won praise Friday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the lead advocate of eurozone austerity — for its painful economic turnaround and successful return to markets.
The Tribune: April 11, 2014

Merkel visits Greece after bond success

Police banned protests across most of central Athens on Friday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to pay a brief visit, a day after the crisis-hit country returned to international bond markets.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune: April 11, 2014

Police prohibit protests in central Athens for Merkel visit

Unions and opposition parties have called a rally for 5pm rally at Klafthmonos square, which lies just outside the no-protest zone, to protest against the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Enet: April 11, 2014

SYRIZA calls on Athens citizens to participate in Friday's demonstration

The main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) on Wednesday issued a Press release in which it called on all the citizens of Athens to participate in the demonstration being organized by federations, trade unions, societies and agencies on Friday April 11
April 10, 2014

Chancellor Merkel confirms plans to visit Greece

A spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday confirmed that the German chancellor intends to visit Greece on April 11.
April 2, 2014

Merkel in Athens

Merkel's visit gave Samaras' government a much needed boost. Given that the crisis has shattered Greece's old two-party system, the only glimmer of hope for political renewal lies in coalition governments being able to iron out their differences and work together.
Stan Draenos: October 15, 2012

Considering Sovereignty

The strongest members have inevitably joined their forces for the unions' sake.
Paris Karagounis: November 21, 2011

An economic plan for Europe

Greece may actually help the EU if she learns how to value and respect the advice of economic scientists.
Thomas Colignatus: November 4, 2011

On the Verge

The leaders of Germany and France represent now far more than their electorates, and responsibility is crucial.
Paris Karagounis: June 21, 2011

No free passes to debt freedom

Everyone agrees that Greece needs to implement reforms and restructure the public sector. They may not put as much emphasis on these two points as they should, but they always say it.
Paschos Mandravelis: March 12, 2011