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EU Commission clears Greek budget, but sees need for speedy reform

21 Nov 2018

ATHENS The European Union's executive gave the thumbs-up to Greece's first post-bailout budget on Wednesday, but said the country had to speed up reforms to qualify for any future disbursements under debt relief measures.

Greece working on plans to help banks tackle bad debt mountain - sources

13 Nov 2018

ATHENS Greece is working on at least two different plans to provide asset protection to help its banks offload sour loans, bankers and sources close to the matter said on Tuesday.

Greece working on plans to help banks tackle bad debt mountain - sources

13 Nov 2018

ATHENS, Nov 13 Greece is working on at least two different plans to provide asset protection to help its banks offload sour loans, bankers and sources close to the matter said on Tuesday.

Greek university halts classes to protest over drug use on its doorstep

24 Oct 2018

ATHENS Classes were called off at Athens University of Economics and Business on Wednesday in a protest by staff about the increasing number of addicts injecting drugs at its entrance and in surrounding streets.

Greece, Turkey snipe over maritime borders

23 Oct 2018

ISTANBUL/ATHENS Turkey warned Greece on Tuesday it would not tolerate a shift in Greece's maritime border, drawing a sharp rebuke from Athens that it would decide when and how it exercises its sovereign rights.

Greek foreign minister quits in Macedonia name row

17 Oct 2018

ATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the resignation of his foreign minister on Wednesday, Greece's first major political casualty in a drive to end a decades-old name dispute with Macedonia.

Greek PM to promise economic relief after years of bailout austerity

07 Sep 2018

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to announce on Saturday some economic relief for Greeks who have swallowed the bitter pill of austerity during years of financial crisis, in a keynote policy speech that may be overshadowed by protests.

Greek PM gives his cabinet a touch-up ahead of 2019 elections

28 Aug 2018

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras lightly rejigged his cabinet on Tuesday ahead of a general election next year to shore up ebbing support from a public battered by austerity from financial bailouts.

Tarnished by bailout, Greek PM eyes reshuffle before election

28 Aug 2018

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras saw his interior minister take up a key post in his leftist Syriza party on Monday, heralding a cabinet reshuffle to shore up waning support after painful bailouts.

Greek PM meets survivors in fire-stricken town as families mourn dead

31 Jul 2018

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met survivors of a wildfire that killed at least 91 people during his first visit to the town of Mati on Monday, as rescue teams kept recovering bodies and families mourned their dead. | Video

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