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Yanis Varoufakis and his plan to take on Europe - again

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis locked horns with the European establishment, and ultimately had to stand down. But now the bad boy of

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis locked horns with the European establishment, and ultimately had to stand down. But now the bad boy of

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Varoufakis' new pan-Europe party aims to strengthen democracy

“We want to strengthen democracy and prevent the EU’s disintegration.” The message from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, as he

“We want to strengthen democracy and prevent the EU’s disintegration.” The message from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, as he

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"V" for victory, "V" for Varoufakis

When Greeks overwhelmingly said “no” to austerity, they also gave a decisive victory for Yanis Varoufakis. In the run-up to the poll he said he’d

When Greeks overwhelmingly said “no” to austerity, they also gave a decisive victory for Yanis Varoufakis. In the run-up to the poll he said he’d

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Greece's new financial minister is expected to pursue debt relief

Greece’s new finance minister has taken up the negotiating baton only hours after it was announced that flamboyant and often bombastic Yanis

Greece’s new finance minister has taken up the negotiating baton only hours after it was announced that flamboyant and often bombastic Yanis

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Seven reasons why Yanis Varoufakis is now a political legend

Whether you like him or not, former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is now a political legend. Here’s why: 1. The way he communicates With

Whether you like him or not, former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is now a political legend. Here’s why: 1. The way he communicates With

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Varoufakis resigns after Greek referendum

Greece’s outspoken finance minister has resigned. Yanis Varoufakis announced he will step down just one day after Greeks voted “no” to austerity

Greece’s outspoken finance minister has resigned. Yanis Varoufakis announced he will step down just one day after Greeks voted “no” to austerity

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Greeks on a knife-edge ahead of referendum

Greeks were given a day of reflection on Saturday ahead of the country’s make or break referendum. But many of the country’s 10 million voters were

Greeks were given a day of reflection on Saturday ahead of the country’s make or break referendum. But many of the country’s 10 million voters were

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Greek finance minister accuses creditors of "terrorism"

Europe will lose a trillion euros if it allows Greece to go under, the country’s finance minister said on Saturday, accusing creditors of

Europe will lose a trillion euros if it allows Greece to go under, the country’s finance minister said on Saturday, accusing creditors of

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Eurogroup again fails to reach agreement

The latest Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers has yet again ended without an agreement on the Greek debt crisis. Thursday’s (June 25) meeting

The latest Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers has yet again ended without an agreement on the Greek debt crisis. Thursday’s (June 25) meeting

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Eurogroup makes last bid for Greek deal

The crucial Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers got underway on Wednesday (24 June) evening in Brussels. On the agenda: hammering out a solution

The crucial Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers got underway on Wednesday (24 June) evening in Brussels. On the agenda: hammering out a solution

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Greek government debt 'compromise not what SYRIZA wanted'

Inching towards debt redemption, the negotiations between Greece and its emergency lenders have raised the occasional mention of the word ‘Grexit’

Inching towards debt redemption, the negotiations between Greece and its emergency lenders have raised the occasional mention of the word ‘Grexit’

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ECOFIN meet in Luxembourg

EU finance ministers are meeting in Luxembourg.It comes as talks on a debt-deal for Greece and the euro remain deadlocked. Thursday’s meeting of

EU finance ministers are meeting in Luxembourg.It comes as talks on a debt-deal for Greece and the euro remain deadlocked. Thursday’s meeting of

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EU calls crisis summit after Greece bailout talks fail

The meeting of European finance ministers in Luxembourg has ended with no solution to the Greek debt crisis. Instead eurozone leaders are to meet for

The meeting of European finance ministers in Luxembourg has ended with no solution to the Greek debt crisis. Instead eurozone leaders are to meet for

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Greece's Tsipras seeks compromise on cash-for-reforms deal

It's a tough balancing act for Alexis Tsipras, as the Greek Prime Minister negotiates with international creditors on new proposals that could upset his ruling anti-austerity party Syriza.

It's a tough balancing act for Alexis Tsipras, as the Greek Prime Minister negotiates with international creditors on new proposals that could upset his ruling anti-austerity party Syriza.

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Greece calls for new approach to its debt crisis

Against a backdrop of restarted talks with international lenders, Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis attended a conference in Berlin focused on

Against a backdrop of restarted talks with international lenders, Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis attended a conference in Berlin focused on

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Greece ready to compromise on cash-for-reforms deal

Greece said on Monday it was willing to negotiate on a cash-for-reforms deal it needs to clinch by the end of June, when its bailout programme

Greece said on Monday it was willing to negotiate on a cash-for-reforms deal it needs to clinch by the end of June, when its bailout programme

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Changes in Greek negotiating team

The line up has changed, the team reshuffled as Greece edges closer to bankruptcy. The changes in the group handling talks with European and

The line up has changed, the team reshuffled as Greece edges closer to bankruptcy. The changes in the group handling talks with European and

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No more aid till 'big, big problems' solved, Eurogroup tells Greece

There was food for thought for the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis as the eurozone said in no uncertain terms that Athens would get no more

There was food for thought for the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis as the eurozone said in no uncertain terms that Athens would get no more

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Eurogroup puts pressure on Greece

Eurogroup officials have been piling the pressure on Greece at the latest bailout talks taking place Friday in Riga.

Eurogroup officials have been piling the pressure on Greece at the latest bailout talks taking place Friday in Riga.

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Greek government makes IMF repayment

The Greek government said it met Thursday’s deadline to repay 460 million euros to the International Monetary Fund. “The payment has been made,” was

The Greek government said it met Thursday’s deadline to repay 460 million euros to the International Monetary Fund. “The payment has been made,” was

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Greece promises to "meet all obligations" during IMF talks

Greece will make good with its creditors and implement much needed reforms. That was the promise from the country’s Finance Minister Yanis

Greece will make good with its creditors and implement much needed reforms. That was the promise from the country’s Finance Minister Yanis

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#Varoufake: When satire acts as media watchdog

The infamous video of Greece’s Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis ‘flipping his middle finger’ to Germany and which caused uproar in German media may

The infamous video of Greece’s Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis ‘flipping his middle finger’ to Germany and which caused uproar in German media may

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Confusion over Varoufakis offensive gesture row with Germany

Are the images a fake or are they real? A German TV prankster has “admitted” to faking a video showing Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister

Are the images a fake or are they real? A German TV prankster has “admitted” to faking a video showing Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister

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Varoufakis says video of him giving Germany 'the finger' is faked

Video footage has emerged that purports to show Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis giving Germany a rude gesture known as the ‘Stinkefinger.’

Video footage has emerged that purports to show Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis giving Germany a rude gesture known as the ‘Stinkefinger.’

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Greeks optimistic of new credit deal ahead of eurogroup talks

The Greek government remains firmly opposed to implementing more stringent austerity measures but Athens’ stance has renewed optimism that a deal is

The Greek government remains firmly opposed to implementing more stringent austerity measures but Athens’ stance has renewed optimism that a deal is

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Greece increasingly isolated as it digs in heels over bailout

Greece is looking increasingly isolated as Athens insists it will not accept a continued bailout to avoid bankruptcy because that includes the hated

Greece is looking increasingly isolated as Athens insists it will not accept a continued bailout to avoid bankruptcy because that includes the hated