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EU Leaders Consider Drastic Measures to Save Migrants in the Mediterranean

European Union member-states' leaders are considering ways to double the financial sources they could use in order to prevent tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea...

Pimco: Chances of a Grexit Stand at 30%

The chances of Greece ending up outside the single European currency due to an accident (Graccident) stand at 30% and if it does then that...

German Chancellor Merkel Pushes for Reforms, Greece Has Done Its Part, PM Tsipras Says

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a meeting earlier today on the sidelines of the European Union summit on migration policy....

FIFA-UEFA Send Ultimatum to Greek Sports Minister Over Proposed Sports Bill

FIFA and UEFA sent an ultimatum to Greece that the country’s national football team and domestic clubs run the risk of being excluded from international...

US Secretary of State Kerry: Cyprus Problem Begging for Solution

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that the Cyprus problem is begging for an international solution and progress in United Nations-backed peace talks. Speaking before...

Top Greek Businessman Pays €1.8 Mln After Arrest for Unpaid Taxes

One of Greece's top businessmen, Ellaktor Managing Director Leonidas Bobolas, appeared before a public prosecutor after his arrest by the Financial Crime Unit today, accused of...

Greece, Bulgaria and Romania Agree on Constructing ‘Vertical Gas Corridor’

The Energy Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania agreed on the construction of a gas interconnection grid, which is scheduled to begin on March...

European Officials Have Limited Expectations on Greek Issue Ahead of Eurogroup

The German Finance Ministry is rather skeptical ahead of Friday's Eurogroup in Riga, Latvia, where Greece's proposed reforms list will be examined. According to Finance Minister...

ECB Executive: Eurozone Needs Greece

European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Benoit Coeure highlighted earlier today that the rest of the Eurozone needs Greece to stay in the currency...

Eurogroup President: Grexit Not An Option

His expectation that a deal will soon be reached between Athens and its creditors expressed Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem earlier today. As he explained, Greece's presence...

Gazprom CEO Visits Athens and Guarantees Gas Transit Through Greece

Colossal Russian energy company Gazprom chief Alexei Miller said his country guarantees annual supplies of up to 47 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Central...

President Anastasiades Calls For Unity Ahead of Cyprus Problem Talks

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades called for unity today in order to achieve the necessary conditions for a peaceful settlement of...

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