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Insight - No feel-good victory for Germany in debt clash with Greece

Germany's 7-1 drubbing of Brazil in the football World Cup last summer was uncomfortable to watch, even for jubilant Germans whose cheers turned to sheepish smiles as the goals piled up.
Reuters: February 22, 2015

Greece debt deal: Reforms will 'combat tax evasion'

Greece will crack down on tax evasion and streamline its civil service in its bid to secure a bailout extension, minister of state Nikos Pappas says.
BBC: February 22, 2015

Greece relieved by debt deal, but difficulties ahead

The Greek prime minister says a new agreement with European leaders to extend his country's debt-repayment plan - the Greek "bailout" - was an important success, but now "real difficulties" lie ahead.
February 21, 2015


Europe agrees to extend the bail-out—after Greece drops nearly all its demands. Now Syriza must answer to its voters
The Economist: February 21, 2015

Alexis Tsipras: 'We have won the battle, not the war'

Greek Prime Minister says his country will still face "real difficulties" after agreeing to extend its bail-out programme for four months
The Telegraph: February 21, 2015

Tsipras declares victory as Greece dodges financial collapse

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared victory on Saturday after agreeing a last-minute conditional financial rescue deal with Europe, despite making big concessions to avert financial collapse within days.
Reuters: February 21, 2015

Greek debt deal: Government starts work on reform list

The Greek government is beginning work on a list of reforms it has agreed to submit to foreign lenders by Monday.
BBC: February 21, 2015

Europe gives Greece another four months

Europe has agreed to extend its financial lifeline to Greece by four months from the end of February.
CNN Money: February 20, 2015

Greece bailout extension agreed after eurozone talks

Greece and eurozone nations have agreed a deal to extend financial aid after bailout talks in Brussels.
BBC: February 20, 2015

Varoufakis and Schaeuble: No love lost

One is a leftist former economics professor, an expert in game theory who wears his untucked shirts and leather trench coats with pride. The other is a conservative former tax officer with a long political pedigree and a firm belief in austerity.
BBC: February 20, 2015