The Greek economy will return to growth in 2014, following six years of unprecedented recession, and will achieve a primary surplus of 3.0 billion euros (from 812 million euros this year), according to provisions of the 2014 draft budget, signaling the country's gradual exit from the crisis.
November 22, 2013
Inspectors from foreign lenders checking on Greece's progress towards its bailout targets plan to leave Athens on Thursday and return in early December to continue the review
Reuters: November 20, 2013
Negotiations between Athens and its international creditors, to unblock a one-billion-euro ($1.3 billion) instalment of financial aid, could last until Christmas, a finance ministry source told AFP on Wednesday.
AFP: November 13, 2013
Greece’s reform job is not even half finished. The government hasn’t done enough to root out the vested interests that strangle the economy. Nor has it cracked down fully on tax evasion or pushed hard enough to privatise state-owned properties.
Reuters Blogs: November 11, 2013
The Greek coalition government defeated a no-confidence motion brought by the left-wing opposition party Syriza overnight Sunday, with most parliamentary deputies voting it down as expected.
AFP: November 11, 2013
Government Vice President Evangelos Venizelos unleashed strong criticism against main opposition party SYRIZA shortly before the debate on the censure motion against the government started on Friday in Parliament.
November 8, 2013
The Greek government is to face a vote of no-confidence in parliament following the police raid on the headquarters of the former state broadcaster.
Euronews: November 8, 2013
Greek opposition parties on Thursday slammed a government decision to remove the remaining ex-ERT employees from the state broadcaster's headquarters.
eKathimerini: November 7, 2013
EU-IMF auditors holding loan talks in Athens were heckled by protesters on Tuesday and a man was briefly detained after throwing coins at the IMF mission's chief, police said.
AFP: November 6, 2013
Troika insists that measures amounting to €2–2.5bn need to be taken in 2014, as the memorandum states that the 2014 budget must to do all that is necessary to achieve a primary surplus equal to 2.5% of GDP
Enet: November 4, 2013