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Brexit coming, Grexit looming?

New impasse in the negotiations of the Greek program raises fears of a repeat of a "Greek drama"

New impasse in the negotiations of the Greek program raises fears of a repeat of a "Greek drama"

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Greece and the European Union - don't blame me

There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.

There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.

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EU-Turkey migrant deal a 'dangerous precedent', say aid groups

Greece is being used as a testing ground for degrading asylum policies that are setting a dangerous blueprint for the future, according to major humanitarian…

Greece is being used as a testing ground for degrading asylum policies that are setting a dangerous blueprint for the future, according to major humanitarian…

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IMF letter bomb inquiry focuses on Greece

An envelope which exploded at the European offices of the International Monetary Fund in Paris on Thursday bore a Greek return address.

An envelope which exploded at the European offices of the International Monetary Fund in Paris on Thursday bore a Greek return address.

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Children trapped in 'endless misery' at Greek refugee camps - report

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

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'Dream Empire' takes top award at Thessaloniki Film Festival

One of the world’s most important film festivals of its kind, the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, is coming to an end after displaying an array of films on topics from politics and history, to

One of the world’s most important film festivals of its kind, the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, is coming to an end after displaying an array of films on topics from politics and history, to

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Farmers protest turned into heavy clashes in Athens

Greek farmers protesting against bailout-related income cuts on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens.

Greek farmers protesting against bailout-related income cuts on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens.

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Greek mayors urge more help with migratory flows

The migration flows from Turkey to Greece were dramatically reduced after the EU- Turkey deal signed, local Greek officials said on Tuesday.

The migration flows from Turkey to Greece were dramatically reduced after the EU- Turkey deal signed, local Greek officials said on Tuesday.

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Greek police put on show major drugs haul

Greek authorities have presented the haul they seized in a major drugs raid at the weekend.

Greek authorities have presented the haul they seized in a major drugs raid at the weekend.

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France pledges unwavering support for Greece

Bernard Cazeneuve has pledged France’s unwavering support for Greece, as negotiations with bailout inspectors took place in Athens.

Bernard Cazeneuve has pledged France’s unwavering support for Greece, as negotiations with bailout inspectors took place in Athens.

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Refugee in suitcase arrested on Lesbos island

A migrant from Syria, aged 23, caught hiding in a suitcase in the port of Mytilini, Lesbos Island, Greece has been arrested by Greek police. The

A migrant from Syria, aged 23, caught hiding in a suitcase in the port of Mytilini, Lesbos Island, Greece has been arrested by Greek police. The

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Doctors walk out in Greece

Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes

Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes

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Metro and trams grind to a halt in Athens

Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu

Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu

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Greece: Stalled talks resume- new measures to come

Last week’s Eurogroup was just a first step towards a final deal between creditors and the Greek government in order for the bailout programme to get again back on…

Last week’s Eurogroup was just a first step towards a final deal between creditors and the Greek government in order for the bailout programme to get again back on…

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Greek bailout talks restart

Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.

Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.

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Transport strike causes traffic chaos in Athens

Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…

Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…

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Austerity and Grexit musings on the road to reform

Business Line assesses the state of the Greek economy as eurozone finance ministers agree to the next step on releasing further bailout loans.

Business Line assesses the state of the Greek economy as eurozone finance ministers agree to the next step on releasing further bailout loans.

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Greeks need "light at the end of austerity tunnel"

Discussions between Greece, its European lenders and the International Monetary Fund on the country’s bailout obligations have dragged on for months as disagreements persist over fiscal issues, labour

Discussions between Greece, its European lenders and the International Monetary Fund on the country’s bailout obligations have dragged on for months as disagreements persist over fiscal issues, labour

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Masked attackers throw petrol bombs at Greece's Syriza party HQ

People wearing carnival masks threw Molotov cocktails at the Athens headquarters of Greece’s ruling Syriza party on Sunday, causing slight damage.

People wearing carnival masks threw Molotov cocktails at the Athens headquarters of Greece’s ruling Syriza party on Sunday, causing slight damage.

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IMF reportedly will contribute to Greek bailout

The International Monetary Fund is reportedly likely to contribute up to five billion euros to the third bailout package for Greece.

The International Monetary Fund is reportedly likely to contribute up to five billion euros to the third bailout package for Greece.

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Austerity-weary farmers hold protest march in Athens

Some 2,000 Greek farmers protested in Athens on Tuesday over increases to their tax and social security contributions amid the government’s ongoing austerity…

Some 2,000 Greek farmers protested in Athens on Tuesday over increases to their tax and social security contributions amid the government’s ongoing austerity…