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Merkel praises Greek progress, says austerity must continue, after successful bond sale

Greece won praise Friday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the lead advocate of eurozone austerity — for its painful economic turnaround and successful return to markets.
The Tribune: April 11, 2014

Merkel visits Greece after bond success

Police banned protests across most of central Athens on Friday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to pay a brief visit, a day after the crisis-hit country returned to international bond markets.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune: April 11, 2014

Greece returns to international bond markets with a bang

Buoyant Greek officials hailed the country’s return to the international debt market after four years as an overwhelming success Thursday, with investors snapping up the five-year bond in a sale that was eight times oversubscribed.
The Daily Star: April 10, 2014

Huge investor demand for Greek five year bond

The sale of long term debt by the Greek government was eight times over subscribed, the government has said.
BBC: April 10, 2014

Greece to end its bond market exile on Thursday - sources

Bailed-out Greece is set to end its four-year exile from bond markets on Thursday with a five-year issue, three sources said on Thursday.
Reuters: April 9, 2014

Greece regaining 'lost credibility' as rates drop ahead of bond issue

Greece is regaining "lost credibility" shredded after the economic crisis, making a return to the bond markets possible for the first time in four years,
The Republic: April 8, 2014

Greek crisis legacy tests bid to end market exile

Antonis Samaras’s mission to end Greece’s exile from bond markets faces a reality check this week as data shows how deeply the economy remains mired in deflation with the worst jobless rate in the euro area.
Business Week: April 7, 2014

Germany's Schaeuble says Greek troubles not EU's fault

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble Sunday defended Europe's handling of Greece's debt crisis, saying there was no easier way to rescue the debt-laden country from crisis.
GlobalPost: April 6, 2014

Greece's parliament to vote on austerity bill

The Greek government is seeking parliamentary approval for a series of market reforms demanded by international lenders in return for rescue funding.
March 30, 2014

Amid ruins of Greek economy, green shoots emerge

On a cold day in January, car dealer Dimitris Antonopoulos handed over the keys of a brand new, white Jaguar worth 122,000 euros ($167,600), the first one sold in Greece in more than a year amid signs that a brutal recession might be easing.
Reuters: March 28, 2014