""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
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New impasse in the negotiations of the Greek program raises fears of a repeat of a "Greek drama"
Greek farmers protesting against bailout-related income cuts on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens.
Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes
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
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…
Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.
The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been talking up the agreement with European creditors under which the country will make further reforms in 2019.
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…
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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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
EU Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says a crucial Greek bailout review is making progress, but more steps are needed.
An all-important review of Greece’s latest bailout will end well, Alexis Tsipras told a meeting of his Syriza party in Athens on Saturday.
Greek debt relief has to be discussed in the framework of the roadmap agreed in May 2016, says Roberto Gualtieri.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos meets top European officials in Brussels to try to break the deadlock over stalled bailout talks.
The eurozone's bailout fund has suspended Greece's short-term debt relief over Athens unapproved December payout to pensioners.
It is billed as Greece’s “final exit” from its almost decade-long financial crisis.
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…