Greece has reached a major financial milestone that its creditors demanded as a precondition for being granted more debt relief, the European Commission said Wednesday.
The Olympian: April 23, 2014
Greece had a primary surplus of 0.8 percent of GDP last year, the European Commission said on Wednesday, a result that paves the way for some form of debt relief from euro zone governments that are now the main creditors of Athens.
Reuters: April 23, 2014
Scramble for share of budget surplus highlights desperation of Greeks hit by spending cuts since start of debt crisis
Guardian: April 24, 2014
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said he expects Greek bond yields to decline further and signaled he has no immediate plans to sell more debt, as a recovery takes hold in the former epicenter of the euro region’s debt crisis.
Business Week: April 22, 2014
University study finds clear link between spending cuts and rise in number of men who killed themselves between 2009-10
Guardian: April 21, 2014
For the first time in four years, Greece has acquired fresh money from the bond market. But amid explosive demand, and euphoria among investors, a study released by a research centre in Freiburg warns of premature optimism.
EurActiv: April 16, 2014
The Greek public debt will fall this year for the first time after decades of rising trends, not only in absolute numbers but as a percentage of GDP, Pubic Debt Management Organization said on Tuesday.
April 15, 2014
Greek far-right Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris strode into a packed hotel room in central Athens last month to the sound of a marching song and supporters' cries of "Here comes the mayor!"
Reuters: April 15, 2014
Call it the Great Stretch. Two years ago, Greece's debt crisis almost brought the euro zone crashing down. Now European partners are preparing to ease Athens' debt burden without writing off their loans but by stretching them out into the distant future,
Reuters: April 14, 2014
Hundreds of protesters battled with riot police in one of the Greek capital's main shopping districts. No injuries or damage have been reported.
The Republic: April 15, 2014