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Greece, troika talks could drag to December

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

Embassies quit elite London streets as diplomatic life changes

Foreign embassies are abandoning London's premier addresses such as Mayfair and Kensington as the world of diplomacy changes in the face of security risks and new technology, just as property prices are reaching untold heights.
Reuters: November 14, 2013

EU scrutinizes German export economy, asks if more spending at home could help eurozone

The European Union is launching a review of Germany's hard-charging export economy and whether its burgeoning trade surplus hampers the recovery of weaker countries.
The Republic: November 13, 2013

EU leaders in Paris to tackle youth employment crisis

Europe's leaders gather in Paris Tuesday to discuss ways of tackling youth unemployment, in the latest of a flurry of meetings and measures since German leader Angela Merkel said the issue was the most pressing facing the continent.
AFP: November 12, 2013

Real estate sector, motor of Greek economy, stalls

Costas, a two-decade real estate construction veteran, has never seen the sector so vital to Greece's economy in such a sorry state.
AFP: November 6, 2013

General strike against cuts brings Greece to a halt

Workers in Greece are holding a 24-hour general strike over continuing cuts as international lenders decide whether to unlock further bailout money.
BBC: November 6, 2013

EU-IMF mission heckled at start of Greek audit

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

Well-being takes a dive in Greece, says OECD report

OECD report also finds that citizens' trust the government has plummeted from 38% to 13% in the five years up to 2012
Enet: November 5, 2013

European Commission predicts 'turning point' in Europe

The European Commission has said the European economy has reached a "turning point", but the eurozone will grow less quickly than previously expected.
BBC: November 5, 2013

As troika returns to Athens, EU rejects claims Greek 2014 fiscal gap is 2.9 bln

A European Commission official has denied reports in Greece that the troika only agreed to return to Greece after Athens agreed that next year’s fiscal gap would be as big as 2.9 billion euros.
eKathimerini: November 4, 2013