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Greece debt crisis: Eurozone threat over $7 billion bailout loan

Greece’s failure to negotiate a bailout deal has provoked fury among its supposed European partners, who refused a request for an emergency bridging loan as the country heads towards bankruptcy - and out of the single currency.
The Australian: April 24, 2015

Greece: 'Big, big problems' for debt deal

Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselboem has warned that "big, big problems" need to be solved before any Greece debt deal can be agreed.
BBC: April 24, 2015

Europe pushes Greece in bogged down debt talks

European ministers heaped pressure on Greece Friday to speed up negotiations to unblock critically needed bailout funds and avert a dangerous default, showing frustration after months of bogged down talks.
Yahoo! News: April 24, 2015

Yanis Varoufakis calls for end to 'toxic blame game'

Yanis Varoufakis has called for an end to the "toxic blame game" between Greece and Germany.
BBC: March 30, 2015

We had a calm and joint discussion, Chancellor Merkel says

We had a calm and joint discussion, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the early hours of Friday after the end of the seven-part meeting on Greece in Brussels
March 20, 2015

"Varoufakis problem" weighs on Greek debt talks

With incendiary interviews, an undiplomatic demeanour, a celebrity photo shoot and an obscene finger gesture, Yanis Varoufakis is becoming part of Greece's debt problem rather than the solution, or so his euro zone partners believe.
Reuters: March 18, 2015

Varoufakis: 'Greece wants reforms, is discussing process'

The issue in the negotiations with Greece's creditors is not whether to apply the reforms or not, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said from Venice on Saturday, but what process will be followed.
March 7, 2015

Greece 'eyes tourists as amateur tax inspectors'

The Greek government could hire "non-professional" tax inspectors, including tourists, to spy on tax evaders, according to a leaked document.
BBC: March 7, 2015

Dragasakis: 'We honor the agreement, we expect our partners to do the same'

"We clinched an agreement, which is not fully reflected in the reactions of the European Central Bank," Government Vice President Yiannis Dragasakis late on Thursday told ANT1 TV.
March 6, 2015

EU Finance Ministers approve Greek bailout extension

Eurozone finance ministers have approved a Greek proposal aimed at reducing economic hardships in Greece, a move that could lead to Athens receiving a pivotal bailout extension before Saturday.
February 24, 2015