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Tsakalotos on IMF candidacy: “My hands are tied”

Former finance minister and high-ranking member of left-wing SYRIZa, Euclid Tsakalotos, commented on media reports that his name was on the list of those to potentially replace Christine Lagarde as Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund. In a post on Facebook, Tsakalotos wrote that he had to consult the …

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Germany ordered a robot comment on Greece’s Bailout Program Exit

All Greece’s creditors added their spice and herb to the August 20 celebration sauce. Except Germany. Berlin chose to keep low profile and refrained from joining  the European fanfare. Instead, the master of the eurozone and the merciless judge and ruthless accountant came forward with a statement even the technocrat …

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Scarlett Johansson surprised Greek FinMin wanted to go for cocktails with her VIDEO

Hollowood start Scarlett Johannson was quite surprised to hear that Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos wanted to go for cocktails with her. Tsakalotos expressed his wish during a debate about primary surpluses in finances committee of the Greek parliament, last week. The issue was about the agreement Greece has to …

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Varoufakis to meet Draghi and Schaeuble, Feb 4-5/2015

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. The Greek FinMin announced his upcoming appointments in Germany speaking to reporters while in Rome today, Athens News Agency reports. State NERIT TV reported …

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EU Commissioner Moscovici urges Greek voters to support “Europe” & “growth-friendly reforms” (lol)

Short after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced that early election will take place on January 25th 2015, Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, issued a statement urging voters to support Europe. In his statement Moscovici claimed that the reforms are “growth-friendly”, there where millions of …

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Greek PM Samaras: New Day Begins for All Greeks

With a laconic statement at 3 o’clock in the morning an obviously exhausted Greek Prime Minister hailed the European Union-International Monetary Fund agreement. Giving a Greek touch to the famous line of Scarlett O’ Hara “Tomorrow is another day”, Antonis Samaras said: “Everything went well. We all fought for this. Tomorrow a …

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German FinMin: Blatant Intervention in Greece’s Democratic Procedures

The boldness of some EU so-called “partners” of Greece has apparently no limits. Just hours before the Eurogroup teleconference on Wednesday evening and after conservative coalition partner Antonis Samaras sent his written commitments to the country’s lenders, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble made a blatant intervention in Greece’s democratic procedures. …

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