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Greece, lenders to discuss bailout provisions

Greece and its international creditors agreed Thursday to launch technical discussions on the debt-ridden country's demand to cut its massive debt and ease the austerity measures the lenders imposed on Athens.
February 13, 2015

Greece bailout talks: Compromise possible, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said a compromise is possible in the stand-off with Greece over its bailout terms.
BBC: February 12, 2015

Greece, Eurozone creditors fail to end showdown over bailout

Talks between Greece and its European creditors ended Wednesday without a compromise on the massive bailouts and corresponding austerity measures imposed on Athens.
February 12, 2015

Tsipras vows help for neediest Greeks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed Sunday that his government will help the country's neediest people affected by austerity measures imposed by Athens' international lenders.
February 9, 2015

Greek leader to reject EU's austerity, lay out leftist programme

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will lay out his radical left-wing government's policies in a speech later on Sunday, firmly rejecting any more austerity forced on his debt-strapped country by its euro zone partners.
Reuters: February 8, 2015

Euro falls as Greece rejects bailout talks with troika

The euro retreated against other major currencies Friday as struggling Greece refused to meet with its international creditors and rejected fresh loans, and the eurozone showed weaker inflation.
The Business Times: January 30, 2015

Paul Krugman: Europe’s Greek Test

In the five years (!) that have passed since the euro crisis began, clear thinking has been in notably short supply. But that fuzziness must now end.
New York Times: January 30, 2015

Greek PM freezes privatisations, markets tumble

Leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors on Wednesday by halting privatisation plans agreed under the country's bailout deal, prompting a third day of heavy losses on financial markets.
Reuters: January 28, 2015

Germans in shock as new Greek leader starts with a bang

In his first act as prime minister on Monday, Alexis Tsipras visited the war memorial in Kaisariani where 200 Greek resistance fighters were slaughtered by the Nazis in 1944.
Yahoo! News: January 28, 2015

Greek PM Tsipras says has mandate for radical change

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his ministers on Wednesday voters had given them a mandate for radical change that would restore national sovereignty but pledged to negotiate responsibly with international creditors.
Reuters: January 28, 2015