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Germany, France press Greece to make fast, credible proposals

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PARIS/ATHENS - France and Germany told Greece on Monday to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity. | Video

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French, German leaders urge Greece to offer quick proposals 06 Jul 2015

PARIS - Leaders of France and Germany told Greece's government the door for negotiations with creditors remained open but urged it to make credible proposals at a euro zone summit to reach a cash-for-reform deal and so avoid a euro zone exit.

France tries to keep path open for Greece accord 06 Jul 2015

PARIS - France urged Greece on Monday to come back to the negotiating table with new proposals, insisting a cash-for-reform deal was possible even as the country's resounding 'No' vote prompted growing German calls for its exit from the euro zone.

German calls for Grexit mount as EU stunned by 'No' vote 05 Jul 2015

BRUSSELS/BERLIN - France and Germany called for an emergency summit of euro zone leaders to discuss Greece's stunning referendum vote on Sunday to reject bailout terms, as calls mounted in Berlin to cut Athens loose from Europe's common currency.

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Migrants disrupt cross-channel tunnel services at Calais 04 Jul 2015

LONDON - Dozens of migrants trying to stow away on vehicles crossing the Channel by tunnel between France and England broke through perimeter fences at Calais overnight, temporarily halting traffic, a Eurotunnel spokesman said on Saturday.

Greek crisis hitting outlook for IPOs - Euronext Paris chief 03 Jul 2015

Aix-en-Provence, France - Greece's debt crisis risks is clouding the outlook for stock market listings after a flurry of flotations in the first half of the year, the head of Paris' stock market Anthony Attia said in an interview on Friday.

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Exclusive - ING on course to win auction for HSBC's Turkish bank: sources 02 Jul 2015

ISTANBUL/LONDON - Dutch lender ING Group is set to win the auction to buy HSBC's Turkish business, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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France, Britain to step up action to dissuade migrants 02 Jul 2015

PARIS - France and Britain agreed on Thursday to step up efforts to discourage migrants from Africa and the Middle East trying to stow away on vehicles crossing the Channel between the two countries.

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Exclusive - ING on course to win auction for HSBC's Turkish bank: sources 02 Jul 2015

ISTANBUL/LONDON - Dutch lender ING Group is set to win the auction to buy HSBC's Turkish business, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Striking ferry workers to ease blockade of Calais port 02 Jul 2015

CALAIS, France - Striking ferry workers blocking access to Calais port in northern France agreed on Wednesday to let some boats through, partly lifting a blockade in its third day.