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Greek PM faces hard sell on bailout deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was Tuesday to hold meetings with his parliamentary majority, faced with the tough task of selling a new bailout deal that requires Athens to push through draconian reforms within days.
The Business Insider: July 14, 2015

Some in German govt preferred temporary Grexit -Schaeuble

Some members of the German government would have preferred a temporary Greek exit from the euro zone to another bailout deal, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday, without saying if he was among them.
Reuters: July 14, 2015

Strategic concerns impact Greek crisis

When Greek and other European leaders came to the 17th hour of their all-night talks that culminated in an agreement Monday morning, their immediate concerns were economic.
July 14, 2015

Tall orders in an agreement born of desparation

Past Greek bailouts were accompanied by declarations that the deal on the table was realistic, comprehensive and good for both parties.
Guardian: July 13, 2015

Merkel allies defend Greece deal

Germany's political establishment rushed to defend a deal with Greece on Monday to negotiate a third bailout, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's lieutenants selling the agreement as a victory for Europe that her conservatives can support.
Independent Online: July 14, 2015

Greek relief over bailout deal tempered by harsh reality

In a middle-class Athens neighborhood full of boarded-up storefronts, customers lined up at the Rizos Bakery on Monday to inhale the lovely smells of fresh bread and emerge with loaves still warm from the ovens.
Muscatine Journal: July 13, 2015

World stocks soar after Greece, Europe bailout deal

World stock markets soared Monday in the hours after debt-wracked Greece and its European neighbors agreed on a path for a third bailout deal for Athens.
July 13, 2015

Dijsselbloem: Monday's Eurogroup to focus on Greece's short-term financing

The issue of Greece's short-term financing to meet its international financing obligations is expected to be discussed in Monday's Eurogroup, stated Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Monday.
July 13, 2015

Greece, Europe reach bailout deal

Greece and its European partners have reached a third bailout deal after a marathon summit session.
July 13, 2015

Killing the European Project

Suppose you consider Tsipras an incompetent twerp. Suppose you dearly want to see Syriza out of power. Suppose, even, that you welcome the prospect of pushing those annoying Greeks out of the euro.
New York Times (blogs): July 13, 2015