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News Greece » Government: Five tests that will judge Greece’s bailout exit

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/41ca28b0-fba4-11e7-a492-2c9be7f3120a
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

More than €16bn of Greek government bonds are set to mature in 2018, according to data from Thomson Reuters — most of which is short-dated revolving paper. Greece’s successful return to the markets last summer brought in €3bn of fresh borrowings ...

News Greece » Government: Greece gets green light for fresh bailout cash

News channel or source: https://www.enca.com/world/greece-gets-green-light-for-fresh-bailout-cash
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

"This reflects the huge effort and excellent cooperation between the Greek government and the institutions" representing Greece's creditors, said Centeno. "The next disbursement will amount to 6.7 billion euros" to cover debt servicing, arrears and to ...

News Greece » Government: Greece gets fresh cash on road to leaving bailout

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/greece-gets-green-light-for-fresh-bailout-cash/article/512809
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Greek government insists that the changes are limited, and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejected criticism "as a shameless lie" that his left-wing administration was out to make strikes illegal. Debt-laden Greece has received three multi-billion-euro ...

News Greece » Government: S&P upgrades Greece by one notch to 'B'

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-ratings-s-p/sp-upgrades-greece-by-one-notch-to-b-idUSKBN1F82PD
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

"Our ratings on Greece are supported by the unusually low cost of servicing much of its general government debt burden and official creditors' ongoing support in the form of very long-dated concessional loans and debt relief," S&P said in a statement.

News Greece » Government: Greece Set to Enter Next Bailout Phase as Day-After Talks Near

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/markets/2018/01/22/greece-set-to-enter-next-bailout-phase-as-day-after-talks-near
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

as the government seeks to prove it has regained full market access ahead of the expiry of its bailout in August. A key question that looms, however, is what kind of arrangement the country will enter into once it exits its bailout. Greece currently owes ...

News Greece » Government: The working class moves against Greece’s Syriza government

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/19/gree-j19.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

This week, tens of thousands of workers in key industries in Greece took strike action against European Union (EU) austerity measures imposed by the Syriza (Coalition of the Radical Left) government. This action took place amid a rising wave of strikes and ...

News Greece » Government: Why Greece, Macedonia fight over nation's name

News channel or source: https://www.stripes.com/news/europe/why-greece-macedonia-fight-over-nation-s-name-1.507409
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Greece's position is complicated by the fact that its current government is a coalition of the left-wing Syriza party and the small nationalist Independent Greeks. The small party's leader, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, has voiced opposition to ...

News Greece » Government: Muslim Refugees Team Up With Anarchists To Shame Greece

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/01/muslim-refugees-anarchists-city-plaza-greece/550067/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Ten days after the deal was made, Greece’s right-wing Minister of National Defense, Panos Kammenos, received an annually recurring $74 million for his defense budget, from the funds the Greek government received from the EU. Detention camps, guarded by ...

News Greece » Government: EU official: Greece closing in on end of bailout years

News channel or source: http://mynorthwest.com/871028/eu-official-greece-closing-in-on-end-of-bailout-years/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Greece should finance itself by borrowing direct from global investors. Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said Thursday in a local radio interview that European officials have made clear the country is emerging from its bailouts.

News Greece » Government: Greece’s debt relief is ‘highly probable and advisable’, says EWG chief

News channel or source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/greeces-debt-relief-is-highly-probable-and-advisable-says-ewg-chief/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The government aims to a “clean exit” from the bailout and ... post-programme supervision until 75% of their debt has been repaid. “Which in the case of Greece, which has such massively favourable financing conditions already – something people ...