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Tsipras: Europe's problems need 'more Europe'

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

Tsakalotos: 'IMF must clarify its position on proposed pension reforms'

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

Labor unions strike against pension reforms

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

Greece will need 4 billion euros for debt servicing in first quarter: ESM head

Greece will need 4 billion euros in the first quarter of this year to service its debt, euro zone bailout fund head Klaus Regling said on Thursday, noting this created "some" urgency in implementing required reforms.
Reuters: January 14, 2016

Stournaras: 'Social security reforms are in the right direction'

The government's proposals on social security reforms are moving in the right direction, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras late on Tuesday said in an interview with Skai TV,
January 13, 2016

New Greek opposition leader may cause instability

The choice of a new Greek leader of the opposition raises the risk of clashes between Athens and its euro zone creditors. It intensifies the country’s complex political dynamics.
Reuters Blogs: January 11, 2016

Greek social security reform protesters clash with police

Protesters from a communist-backed union have clashed with police during a demonstration in Athens against social security reforms. The changes are part of Greece's new bailout program and would significantly increase contributions workers have to pay into the funds.
The Tand January 8, 2016

Tsipras: It is our social responsibility to safeguard the sustainability of the social security system

It is our social responsibility to safeguard the sustainability of the social security system and we owe it to the next generations, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday
January 7, 2016

Greece, Arab-Turkish fund sign 400 mln euro deal on luxury resort

Greece's privatisation agency said on Sunday it signed a 400 million euro ($434.3 million) deal with Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund to sell Astir Palace , a luxury seaside resort outside Athens.
Reuters: January 3, 2016

Is Greece really on the road to recovery?

Six months ago I was in Athens standing in front of a TV camera on an exposed and very hot roof top overlooking the Greek parliament.
BBC: December 23, 2015