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More aid for Greece to be decided ‘after summer’

A top official for the 18-country eurozone is insisting a decision on more financial assistance or debt relief for Greece won’t be made until “after the summer.”
The Japan News: February 18, 2014

Greece-troika talks to begin on Monday, IMF spokeswoman says

Greek authorities will begin negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, with Poul Thomsen as head of the delegation, and representatives of the EU and the ECB on Monday, February 24,
February 18, 2014

'Troika' creditors to return to Greece for debt talks

Greece's international creditors will resume talks with Athens this week to review progress on the economic reforms it must make to get debt aid funding, eurozone finance ministers agreed Monday.
AFP: February 17, 2014

Merkel 'vetoes quick aid' for Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blocked a bid by her powerful finance minister to offer fresh aid to Greece ahead of European elections in May, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday.
AFP: February 17, 2014

Latest GDP figures a sign of economic recovery, finance ministry says

The latest non-seasonally adjusted GDP figures released by the independent statistical authority ELSTAT were greeted as a sign of a gradual return to economic growth, in an announcement released by the finance ministry on Friday.
February 17, 2014

Greece jobless rate hits new record of 28%

The jobless rate in Greece reached a record high of 28% in November, according to newly released government figures.
BBC: February 15, 2014

Govt denies it requires third bailout

While Prime Minister Antonis Samaras claims Greece's primary surplus for 2013 will be €1bn, Eurostat's chief insists 'his agency does not calculate the numbers as per Samaras' wishes but according to the rules and standards' of the Maastricht treaty
Enet: February 10, 2014

In Greece, recovery starts with fast food and coffee

Graphics artist and part-time barmaid, Mariza Papasmiria struggled for years juggling her two jobs, working seven days a week for 1,600 euros ($2,200) a month.
AFP: February 4, 2014

Jacques Delors: 'I do not regret Greece's entry into eurozone, but delay would have helped'

The Greek governments are to blame for the country's present state, former president of the European Commission Jacques Delors said in an interview for Kathimerini newspaper on Sunday.
February 2, 2014

Greek soldiers lack of meat due to economic crisis

The Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG) is out of white and red meat in recent days.
Cihan News Agency: January 24, 2014