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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 grinds to near halt in 48-hour general strike

Greece has ground to a near halt with the start of a 48-hour general strike on Friday morning (May 6). The country’s largest private and public

Greece has ground to a near halt with the start of a 48-hour general strike on Friday morning (May 6). The country’s largest private and public

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Greek farmers camp outside parliament to protest tax reforms

Thousands of Greek farmers protested against controversial pension reform plans on Saturday (February 13). Many spent Friday night camped out in

Thousands of Greek farmers protested against controversial pension reform plans on Saturday (February 13). Many spent Friday night camped out in

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Greek farmers' pension protests bring violence to Athens

A day of violent farmers’ protests in Greece blazed on into the night as police fought demonstrators in the capital for the first time over pension

A day of violent farmers’ protests in Greece blazed on into the night as police fought demonstrators in the capital for the first time over pension

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Greek farmers protesting pension reform plans clash with riot police

Violent clashes erupted in Greece as protesting farmers attempted to occupy the agriculture ministry in Athens on Friday (February 12). Riot police

Violent clashes erupted in Greece as protesting farmers attempted to occupy the agriculture ministry in Athens on Friday (February 12). Riot police

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Border blockade - Greek farmers protest over pension reforms

Angry farmers in Greece blocked the country’s borders and main motorways on Tuesday (Feb 2) in an ongoing dispute with the government over planned

Angry farmers in Greece blocked the country’s borders and main motorways on Tuesday (Feb 2) in an ongoing dispute with the government over planned

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Greece faces first 2016 protests against reforms

The Greek government’s plans for pension reforms have brought thousands of farmers out on the streets in protests in the north of the country, and in

The Greek government’s plans for pension reforms have brought thousands of farmers out on the streets in protests in the north of the country, and in

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Emotions run high as Greece remembers bloody 1973 student rebellion

As on every November 17, an annual march was held on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student revolt that sounded the death knell for

As on every November 17, an annual march was held on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student revolt that sounded the death knell for

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Greece: Anti-austerity protesters denounce 'ever-closer' bailout deal

Anti-austerity protesters marched on the streets of Athens on Wednesday as Greece moves closer to concluding a deal with lenders on a multi-billion

Anti-austerity protesters marched on the streets of Athens on Wednesday as Greece moves closer to concluding a deal with lenders on a multi-billion

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Greece: the politicians debate, the people protest.

In Greece, while the politicians debate inside, outside there are protests on the streets. Several protests against #bailout; police mobilize #Greece

In Greece, while the politicians debate inside, outside there are protests on the streets. Several protests against #bailout; police mobilize #Greece

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Greek referendum: ‘No’ supporters celebrate in Athens' streets

Supporters of the ‘No’ vote in Greece’s bailout referendum celebrated in Athens on Sunday after voters rejected creditors’ demands for more austerity

Supporters of the ‘No’ vote in Greece’s bailout referendum celebrated in Athens on Sunday after voters rejected creditors’ demands for more austerity

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Greek people will suffer after Sunday's vote, says Communist Party

Thousands of Communist Party (KKE) supporters gathered in front of Greece’s parliament building in central Athens on Thursday (July 2). Their leader

Thousands of Communist Party (KKE) supporters gathered in front of Greece’s parliament building in central Athens on Thursday (July 2). Their leader

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Greeks divided over Sunday's referendum

Fears that the country is about to crash out of the euro brought thousands of Greeks into central Athens on Tuesday urging support for a Yes vote

Fears that the country is about to crash out of the euro brought thousands of Greeks into central Athens on Tuesday urging support for a Yes vote

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Greeks protest over lender austerity demands

Thousands have taken part in rallies in central Athens following the government’s announcement that it’s closing the banks and imposing capital

Thousands have taken part in rallies in central Athens following the government’s announcement that it’s closing the banks and imposing capital

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Greek PM holds more talks with lenders to shore up his debt plans

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in for more talks with his country’s main lenders today in order to smooth over reported divisions regarding

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in for more talks with his country’s main lenders today in order to smooth over reported divisions regarding

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Varoufakis: Greece will not sign up to new bailout programme

As Greece hurtles towards a possible debt default, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says Athens will not sign up to a new bailout programme to

As Greece hurtles towards a possible debt default, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says Athens will not sign up to a new bailout programme to

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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis 'attacked' by protesters in Athens restaurant

The incident on Tuesday night comes as the Syriza government, caught between the demands of European creditors and the expectations of Greek voters, is charged with introducing reforms to secure bailo

The incident on Tuesday night comes as the Syriza government, caught between the demands of European creditors and the expectations of Greek voters, is charged with introducing reforms to secure bailo

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Economy VS environment: Mine suspension provokes Athens rally

Thousands have gathered in Athens to protest against a licence suspension for a mine in Skouries, in the Halkidiki area. According to authorities

Thousands have gathered in Athens to protest against a licence suspension for a mine in Skouries, in the Halkidiki area. According to authorities

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Hooded anarchists clash with Greek riot police in Athens

Dozens of self-proclaimed anarchists have clashed with Greek riot police in Athens. About 60 hooded protesters held the rally in a show of solidarity

Dozens of self-proclaimed anarchists have clashed with Greek riot police in Athens. About 60 hooded protesters held the rally in a show of solidarity

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Greece passes 2015 budget plan against backdrop of protests

Greece’s parliament has narrowly approved next year’s budget but it’s put the government at odds with both international lenders and anti-austerity

Greece’s parliament has narrowly approved next year’s budget but it’s put the government at odds with both international lenders and anti-austerity

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Anarchists torch cars in Athens over demand for university classes

A group describing themselves as anarchists have clashed with police in Athens, They torched three cars and a bus as well as setting fire to

A group describing themselves as anarchists have clashed with police in Athens, They torched three cars and a bus as well as setting fire to

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Greece paralysed as tens of thousands strike against further cutbacks

Parts of Greece were brought to a standstill on Thursday as members of two major unions staged a 24-hour strike. Tens of thousands of people across

Parts of Greece were brought to a standstill on Thursday as members of two major unions staged a 24-hour strike. Tens of thousands of people across

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Greek students vent anger over budget cuts and reform plans

Students have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against a government education reform bill. Amid ongoing spending cuts to meet austerity

Students have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against a government education reform bill. Amid ongoing spending cuts to meet austerity