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Greece says fiscal success means pension cuts, tax hikes not needed

09 Sep 2018

THESSALONIKI, Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, seeking re-election next year, said on Sunday that Greece would not need to cut pensions or raise taxes as planned because it was beating the budget targets agreed with its lenders.

Greece says fiscal success means pension cuts, tax hikes not needed

09 Sep 2018

THESSALONIKI, Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, seeking re-election next year, said on Sunday that Greece would not need to cut pensions or raise taxes as planned because it was beating the budget targets agreed with its lenders.

Greek banks' bad loan reduction in line with target

06 Sep 2018

ATHENS Greek banks made further progress during this year's second quarter in reducing their exposure to doubtful and non-performing loans, central bank data showed on Thursday.

Tsipras declares 'day of liberation' after Greece exits bailout

21 Aug 2018

ATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hailed the end of a "modern-day Odyssey" on Tuesday after Greece emerged from nine years of bailouts, saying it should never forget the harsh lessons learned under tight financial supervision by its creditors.

Greece ends bailout odyssey but Athens not in festive mood

20 Aug 2018

ATHENS Greece emerged from the biggest bailout in economic history on Monday after nine years of creditor-mandated austerity, with European institutions hailing the exit a success but jaded Greeks finding little reason to celebrate. | Video

Greece ends bailout odyssey but Athens not in festive mood

20 Aug 2018

ATHENS Greece emerged from the biggest bailout in economic history on Monday after nine years of creditor-mandated austerity, with European institutions hailing the exit a success but jaded Greeks finding little reason to celebrate. | Video

Greece ends bailout odyssey but Athens in no festive mood

20 Aug 2018

ATHENS, Aug 20 European institutions hailed Greece's exit from its final bailout on Monday, expecting the debt-burdened euro zone member to stand on its own feet after nine years of financial nursing but the mood in Athens was subdued as many problems remain.

Greece set to exit bailout, still faces daunting challenges

20 Aug 2018

ATHENS Greece exits the last of its three bailouts on Aug. 20 and hopes to be able to borrow again in international markets after a nearly nine-year debt crisis that shrank the economy by a quarter and forced it to implement painful austerity measures. | Video

Greece under tight watch post-bailout, can be a 'success story': ESM

19 Aug 2018

ATHENS Greece will be more tightly monitored after it exits its bailout program than other euro zone countries that received similar loans, the head of the bloc's rescue mechanism told a Greek newspaper on Sunday.

'I'm looking for my mum,' says young woman as number of dead from Greek fire rises

25 Jul 2018

ATHENS The number of dead from a fire which ripped through a Greek coastal town reached at least 81 on Wednesday as frantic relatives tried to track down people missing from the inferno and officials began the grim task of identifying bodies. | Video

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