Greek farmers on Tuesday stepped up their weeks-long protest against proposed pension reforms by setting up a blockade around the main north-south motorway, splitting the country in two.
AFP: February 9, 2016
Greece needs to be more specific over the planned pension reforms and the additional fiscal measures to be taken, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Tuesday said in a letter to the Dutch parliament.
February 9, 2016
Farmers, workers, lawyers join first general strike of year. Reform poses the biggest test to Tsipras's political survival
Bloomberg: February 4, 2016
Greek journalists walked off the job Wednesday ahead of a general strike set to disrupt services across the country to protest pension reforms that are part of the country's third international bailout.
Salt Lake Tribune: February 3, 2016
"The government is not discussing the withdrawal of the bill on pension reforms," State Minister Alekos Flambouraris said in an interview with RealNews newspaper on Sunday.
January 31, 2016
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in an interview with "Proto Thema" newspaper stressed the need for reforms to the benefit of the many.
January 31, 2016
The struggle for change is not book theories but daily action, said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing a SYRIZA event on the first year anniversary of SYRIZA-Independent Greeks governance
January 25, 2016
Solving Europe's problems required "more Europe," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday at the World Economic Forum panel in Davos, Switzerland.
January 21, 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) must finally make clear its position on the proposed Greek pension reforms and understand that the negotiations on the review of Greece's program cannot continue indefinitely, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said
January 18, 2016
Greece's major labour unions will hold a 24-hour nationwide strike against the government's proposed pension reforms on Saturday, according to one of the unions on Friday.
January 15, 2016