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Cyprus U.N. envoy says economic crisis could aid peace deal

Cyprus's economic crisis could hasten a deal to end decades of enmity between the island's estranged Greeks and Turks, its outgoing United Nations envoy said on Thursday.
Reuters: March 27, 2014

Coalition to announce by Friday how it will share out primary surplus

The government is expected to announce by Friday how it will share out the so-called “social dividend” from Greece’s 2013 primary surplus,
eKathimerini: March 25, 2014

Daily pangs of hunger in an Athens home

Vasiliki Triantafyllou and her her six children are desperate. They don't have enough food to eat. They have no water or electricity in their home. And 16-year-old Gavriella urgenly needs to see an angiologist
Enet: March 25, 2014

Economic crisis leading to low birth rate

Recession and rising unemployment in Greece has led to a decrease in the number of births as more and more couples are unable to bear the financial and psychological "cost" of having a child
March 25, 2014

Greece Recovery Gains Momentum in First Bank Bond Sale Since ’09

Greece’s comeback from an international bailout that roiled world markets and threatened to cause a breakup of the euro is underway.
Bloomberg: March 19, 2014

Greece, EU/IMF lenders reach initial deal on bailout aid: sources

Greece and its international lenders have struck an agreement in principle to unlock the next tranche of rescue loans after six months of negotiations, three sources close to talks said on Tuesday.
Reuters: March 18, 2014

Europe should give Cyprus a hand

Sunday marked the anniversary of Cyprus’ shock plan to raid the tiny island’s bank deposits. The envisaged tax, backed by the euro zone, covered all banks and all deposits, whether insured or not.
Reuters: March 18, 2014

Beleaguered Greek sports surviving on 'crumbs'

Greece's beleaguered Olympic sports federations are struggling for their very existence following a new round of cuts in state funding despite several new emergency measures announced on Friday.
Reuters: March 15, 2014

Why regulation — on yogurt and more — is blocking Greece’s recovery

The news that Greek-style yogurt maker Chobani is looking to sell a minority stake that would value the company at around $2.5 billion should in theory be a big boost for Greece’s beleaguered dairy industry.
Reuters Blogs: March 12, 2014

Greek recession slightly deeper than expected

Greece's economy has shrunk by almost 24 percent over the past six years in the deepest and most protracted peacetime recession in its history, according to revised gross domestic product data released on Tuesday.
Reuters: March 11, 2014