Wednesday, May 25, 2022

All posts tagged "Greece"

  • Disabled Greeks protest as more austerity looms

    ATHENS, Greece – Disabled people and patients with chronic illnesses from around Greece protested in central Athens Friday against austerity measures as the government races to clinch a new deal with bailout lenders. Protesters in wheelchairs carried...

    • Posted December 2, 2016
  • Greece hopes for debt relief as strikes hit services

    A 24-hour strike by unions representing civil servants and others saw ferries to and from Greek islands halted and public services disrupted

    • Posted November 24, 2016
  • Greece says bailout hard line could be ‘social disaster’

    ATHENS, Greece – A new round of talks between Greece’s government and international creditors paused Tuesday, with Athens accusing bailout hardliners of proposing tough new cuts that would be a “social disaster.” Greece wants to overcome differences...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
  • Greece sticks with high growth target in 2017 budget

    ATHENS, Greece – The Greek government says the country’s economy is set to grow a decade-high rate of 2.7 percent next year despite maintaining high taxes linked to international bailout agreements. The government stuck to its ambitious...

    • Posted November 21, 2016
  • Greece starts new talks with creditors, eyeing debt relief

    ATHENS, Greece – The Greek government has launched a new round of talks with bailout creditors on demanded reforms and cutbacks, whose success could lead to a lightening of the country’s debt load. The negotiations started in...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
  • Greece Starts New Talks With Creditors, Eyeing Debt Relief

    ATHENS, Greece — The Greek government has launched a new round of talks with bailout creditors on demanded reforms and cutbacks, whose success could lead to a lightening of the country’s debt load. The negotiations started in...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
  • Obama offers Greeks reassurance about US commitment to NATO

    Trump's election win has caused international concern about a possible withdrawal from the alliance

    • Posted November 15, 2016
  • Greek tourism enjoys best summer season on record

    LONDON — Greece’s tourism sector appears to be reaping the rewards from a period of relative political stability as well as attracting many travelers who had shied away from other Mediterranean hotspots, like Turkey and Egypt, following...

    • Posted November 7, 2016
  • Greece awaits Obama trip amid tough bailout talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s government says it was facing pressure from the International Monetary Fund to aggressively scale back union powers and employment rights, as the White House confirmed Tuesday that U.S. President Barack Obama will pay...

    • Posted October 25, 2016
  • Greece’s Tsipras demands debt relief deal by Christmas

    ATHENS, Greece – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed to impose a new round of austerity measures in the next few weeks, but said the country would demand a debt relief deal from bailout lenders by Christmas....

    • Posted October 13, 2016