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    1. Fast FT

      August 24, 2016

      Greek government will not intervene in stats row

      Greece’s finance minister has expressed his surprise at Brussels’ demand that Athens defend its independent statistics...

    2. Fast FT

      August 24, 2016

      EU calls on Greece to defend statistics office

      Brussels has called on the Greek government to defend the credibility of the country’s economic data, warning any...

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    1. August 19, 2016

      Turkish soldiers asylum case strains Athens and Ankara relations

      The first of eight Turkish military officers who fled the country after a failed coup appeared before a Greek asylum...

    2. August 15, 2016

      Why the fate of Greece’s chief statistician matters

      No one loves the messenger who brings bad news. The sentiment expressed by Sophocles is as much in evidence as ever in...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      August 10, 2016

      Sleeping in Athens

      A migrant girl sleeps under a mosquito net outside the former international airport in Athens, currently used as a...

    4. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      S&P upgrades four Greek banks

      Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s upgraded its ratings on four Greek banks after Athens partly relaxed capital controls...

    5. July 31, 2016

      ‘Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice’, by James K Galbraith

      It is just over a year since the referendum that nearly took Greece out of the euro, when voters rejected the austerity...

    6. Brussels Blog

      July 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: IMF's Athens Hangover

      By Arthur Beesley in London Europe is transfixed these days by Brexit, terrorism, migrants and the populist advance....

    7. beyondbrics

      July 25, 2016

      Having already failed, the Rio Olympics may now succeed

      Judging by media reports and official statements, this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were a flop well before...

    8. July 20, 2016

      Governance drive pushes Michalis Sallas to quit Piraeus Bank

      A European drive to improve corporate governance in Greece’s banking system has claimed the head of Michalis Sallas,...

    9. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Chairman of Piraeus bank quits after 25 years

      Michalis Sallas, the long-serving chairman of Piraeus bank, has quit after more than a quarter of a century at the helm...

    10. July 6, 2016

      Italy state rail operator makes binding bid for Greek counterpart

      Italy’s Ferrovie dello Stato tendered the only binding offer on Wednesday for TrainOSE, the Greek state rail operator,...

    11. June 22, 2016

      ECB votes to reinstate measure to aid troubled Greek banks

      Greece’s banking system on Wednesday took a big step towards its rehabilitation, after monetary policymakers backed a...

    12. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Greece gets €7.5bn bailout injection to avoid summer default

      Greece will receive its second injection of rescue money under its €86bn bailout programme after European creditors...

    13. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      Greek bond yields back up at 8%

      Greece looks set to get the green light for its first disbursement of bailout cash since late 2015 this week, but all...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      June 13, 2016

      Greek migrant camp

      Refugees are seen in the unofficial camp for migrants and refugees situated at the Athens 2004 Hellenikon Olympic...

    15. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Greece set for €7.5bn bailout cash before Brexit vote

      Greece has been given the first of a number of green lights for its latest disbursement of rescue cash, ensuring the...

    16. June 7, 2016

      Painful choices still hang over Greece

      Is there a path towards making Greece a successful self-financing economy within the eurozone? What would be required...

    17. Fast FT

      June 6, 2016

      Greek government arrears hit €6.7bn in 2016

      Bring on the disbursement. In another sign of the perilous state of Greece’s public finances, Athens’ government...

    18. June 2, 2016

      ECB holds back on ultra-cheap loans to Greek banks

      The European Central Bank has dealt a blow to Greece’s attempts to rehabilitate its ailing financial system, saying it...

    19. Fast FT

      June 2, 2016

      Greek bonds and bank stocks slide amid waiver delay

      Greek bank stocks and government bonds have slipped after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said the ECB had...

    20. The World

      June 2, 2016

      ECB June rate decision - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 15:30 on 2 Jun 2016. The European Central Bank is “ready willing and able” to do more...

    21. Fast FT

      June 2, 2016

      Draghi: no decision on Greek waiver today

      Not now, Athens. ECB president Mario Draghi says the central bank has not yet taken a decision on whether to accept...

    22. May 30, 2016

      Syriza faces backlash over law allowing offshore holdings by MPs

      Greece’s leftwing government is under fire for slipping a measure that allows MPs to hold stakes in offshore companies...

    23. May 27, 2016

      Ai Weiwei brushes aside criticism of show

      Europe’s response to its migration crisis has been a source of enormous controversy — and that was before Ai Weiwei...

    24. May 27, 2016

      Greece’s debt deal is not a game-changer

      On Wednesday, Greece’s creditors agreed to release more than €10bn in bailout money and to consider ways of...

    25. May 26, 2016

      Greek debt deal reflects shifting powers among IMF members

      The International Monetary Fund stepped back from confrontation on Greece this week — to the delight of eurozone...

    26. May 25, 2016

      ECB set to accept Greek bonds as collateral

      Eurozone central bankers are set to take a big step towards rehabilitating Greece’s banking system next week by...

    27. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Greece hopeful for new ECB bond waiver next week

      Greek officials are optimistic that the eurozone’s top monetary policymakers will take a big step towards...

    28. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Four things to expect after Greece's debt relief deal

      Greece’s creditors agreed a wide-ranging deal to secure debt relief for the country, after marathon talks in Brussels...

    29. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Stocks get their mojo back; oil nears $50 again

      Global stocks are in bullish mood as oil prices rally back toward $50 a barrel, Greece seals a new debt deal, and...

    30. May 24, 2016

      Greek police start to move migrants out of Idomeni camp

      Greek police have begun transferring refugees and migrants from a tent camp at Idomeni next to the shuttered border...

    31. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Three things to expect from today's Greek eurogroup

      Eurozone finance ministers will be meeting in Brussels later this afternoon for their latest round of negotiations over...

    32. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      IMF calls for immediate Greek debt relief

      The International Monetary Fund has called on European creditors to provide “upfront” debt relief for Greece, in its...

    33. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Can Greece really pay back its debt?

      Greece’s international creditors have spent the last two weeks trying to thrash out measures they can agree on to...

    34. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Greek bonds jump bailout on hopes

      Bring on the debt relief. Yields on 10-year Greek government debt have fallen to their lowest level since mid-November...

    35. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Week ahead: US GDP, G7 summit, Greece

      The timing of the next rate rise dominated markets this week and next week attention turns overseas as investors focus...

    36. May 20, 2016

      Greece’s creditors eye IMF debt deal

      Greece’s international creditors are discussing a plan to drastically scale back the International Monetary Fund’s...

    37. The Exchange

      May 20, 2016

      The solution to Europe's migrant crisis has shaky foundations

      Anxiety over Brexit continues, but northern Europe is now enjoying a first sigh of relief from the migrant crisis. The...

    38. May 19, 2016

      Berlin seeks to reach Greece deal with IMF

      Germany and the International Monetary Fund are trying to narrow their differences over the Greek financial rescue and...

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