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Euro zone to decide terms of Greek bailout exit, debt relief in June

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BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers will decide next month on all measures, including further debt relief, needed for Greece to exit its bailout successfully, their chairman said on Thursday.

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Euro partners warn new Italy government against "suicide mission" 24 May 2018

BRUSSELS Italy's partners in the euro lined up in Brussels on Thursday to urge the new government in Rome to stick to EU budget rules or risk following Greece into financial calamity that would hurt the whole of Europe.

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Greece aims to resolve Eldorado standoff over metallurgy plant soon 22 May 2018

ATHENS Greece aims to resolve a long-standing standoff with Canada's Eldorado Gold Corp. over its development plans in the coming weeks, the energy ministry said on Tuesday.

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Greece seen meeting fiscal targets, no fiscal gap in 2018-9 - PM 21 May 2018

ATHENS Greece and its foreign creditors agreed that the country will meet its fiscal targets in the coming years and there will be no fiscal gap in 2018 and 2019, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his cabinet on Monday.

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'Born to kill' Texas shooter a quiet teenager in trench coat 19 May 2018

SANTA FE, Texas He was a quiet Texas teenager who danced with his Greek church group and played football. He had a passion for symbology and Japanese history.

Greek village 'lost for words' over news of Texan teen gunman 19 May 2018

ATHENS The family of the Texan teen gunman were "quiet, peaceable people" who never raised eyebrows in the Greek village where his father spent his youth, residents said on Saturday.

RPT-Hedge funds bet on big turnaround by Italy's mid-tier banks 16 May 2018

LONDON, May 15 Major hedge funds have picked Italian mid-tier banks as one of Europe's few remaining recovery plays, betting they will shed billions of euros in bad loans.

Hedge funds bet on big turnaround by Italy's mid-tier banks 15 May 2018

LONDON, May 15 Major hedge funds have picked Italian mid-tier banks as one of Europe's few remaining recovery plays, betting they will shed billions of euros in bad loans.

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All lights 'set on green' for end to Greek bailout, says Luxembourg finance minister 11 May 2018

DEAD SEA RESORT, Jordan Greece's exit from a bailout programme instituted by the euro zone and International Monetary Fund looks set to proceed in August, Luxembourg finance minister Pierre Gramegna said on Friday.

Greece's Piraeus Bank more profitable in first quarter as provisions fall 10 May 2018

ATHENS Greece's largest lender by assets, Piraeus Bank , reported a rise in first-quarter net profit, excluding one-off items, thanks to lower loan-loss provisions.