Greece shall submit “a list with specific reforms” to bailout

The Greek Government must submit a “complete list of specific reforms” in the coming days, according to the terms of an agreement reached early Friday with creditors and that “entrains” again the bailout to Greece. The agreement was reached at a...

Greece will decide their reforms from now on, according to Minister of Economy

The Greek Minister of Finance, Yanis Varufakis, said yesterday that the agreement reached with the Eurogroup to ensure the financial assistance will enable Greece to determine its reforms from now on. “We have left behind the time when Greece was treated as a foreigner....

Negotiations between Greece and the eurozone ended without agreement

The negotiations between Greece and its partners in the eurozone ended this February 16th without agreement and an ultimatum to Athens this week to ask for an extension of its bailout program. “It is very clear that the next step should come from the Greek authorities...

Greeks protest against austerity measures imposed by the EU

Over 25,000 protesters gathered yesterday in different parts of Greece to support the new leftist government of Alexis Tsipras and protest against austerity measures imposed by the European Union (EU). In the capital, Athens, at least 18,000 people were gathered last night, while...

Russia is ready to examine request of financial assistance from Greece

Russia “will examine” any application for funding from the Greek government, which also suffers from “the illegitimate line of Westerners,” said on Wednesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who received his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias....

Alexis Tsipras is elected as president of Greece

The Syriza leftist coalition, led by Alexis Tsipras, yesterday won the general elections in Greece at obtaining between 36% and 38% of the vote, according to final surveys to exit polls. In a first reaction, the leftist Syriza spoke of “a historic victory that gives hope to...

Greece: Election campaign starts by early elections

Greek parties have already started the campaign with a view to early elections of January 25, an appointment at the polls rejected by most citizens. Prime Minister Andonis Samaras, yesterday formally requested the President of the Republic, Karolos Papoulias, to dissolve...

Number of deaths in Greek ferry fire rises to 12

Ten people died in total on Sunday, in the fire at the “Norman Atlantic” ferry, off the Albanian coast on the Adriatic Sea and 427 were rescued, but uncertainty remains about the actual number of passengers on board. The previous balance counted eight dead, but...