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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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Debt relief gift for Greece and Italy's political merry-go round resumes

Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to give Greece short-term debt relief but what price, if any, will Athens have to pay the price in the long-term by way of austerity…

Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to give Greece short-term debt relief but what price, if any, will Athens have to pay the price in the long-term by way of austerity…

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Greece hopes for debt relief as EU reviews bailout reforms

Visiting Athens, the European Union’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs has reported ‘good progress’ as he reviews Greece’s efforts to implement labour and pension reforms required as part of its inte

Visiting Athens, the European Union’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs has reported ‘good progress’ as he reviews Greece’s efforts to implement labour and pension reforms required as part of its inte

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Greece sees surprise economic growth

Greece's economy expanded by a better-than-expected 0.5 percent from the previous three month period between July and September.

Greece's economy expanded by a better-than-expected 0.5 percent from the previous three month period between July and September.

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US Treasury Secretary says debt relief important for Greece

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has urged the Greek government to make more progress on budget and economic reforms to move towards debt relief and to boost its struggling economy.

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has urged the Greek government to make more progress on budget and economic reforms to move towards debt relief and to boost its struggling economy.

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Greek tourism under pressure

The 2016 holiday season is crucial to Greece's economic recovery, but Euronews found many in the tourism industry there are not hopeful.

The 2016 holiday season is crucial to Greece's economic recovery, but Euronews found many in the tourism industry there are not hopeful.

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ECB agrees cheaper loans to fund Greek banks

The European Central Bank has agreed to accept 'junk' rated Greek debt as collateral for normal "ECB":http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/10708ef6-387a-11e6-9a05-82a9b15a8ee7.html#axzz4CPd5i6K9 lending to banki

The European Central Bank has agreed to accept 'junk' rated Greek debt as collateral for normal "ECB":http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/10708ef6-387a-11e6-9a05-82a9b15a8ee7.html#axzz4CPd5i6K9 lending to banki

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Greece's Finance Minister warns Europe needs to listen to its people

Greece has at times in the past seven years seemed like a sacrificial lamb on the altar of a strong euro, with its people being asked to suffer for past government incompetence or worse that put the e

Greece has at times in the past seven years seemed like a sacrificial lamb on the altar of a strong euro, with its people being asked to suffer for past government incompetence or worse that put the e

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Europe throws Greece a 10.3-billion-euro lifeline

Greece is thrown another lifeline. Europe's finance ministers agree to unlock 10.3 billion euros in bailout funds.

Greece is thrown another lifeline. Europe's finance ministers agree to unlock 10.3 billion euros in bailout funds.

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Greece faces more austerity

Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting

Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting

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Difficult austerity vote is key to more Greek bailout cash

With Greece fast running out of money and loan repayment deadlines looming, the parliament is heading towards another austerity vote - a major test for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

With Greece fast running out of money and loan repayment deadlines looming, the parliament is heading towards another austerity vote - a major test for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.