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Greek PM Tsipras urges creditors to stop punishing Greece

In an op-ed to Wall Street Journal, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urges creditors to “end punitive approaches of the past”. He stresses that the differences between the International Monetary Fund and the Europeans are harming the Greek economy. The recent economic crisis persuaded the international community that long-term economic …

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Refugees pay €1,000-€14,000 to smugglers in order to escape Greece

Migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, stuck in Greece, are turning to a barely disguised smuggling market for passage to other European countries. With borders to FYROM, Albania and Bulgaria closed, human traffickers promise new routes and new ways to take the desperate refugees and migrants all way to Germany …

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WSJ: Greece’s crisis in numbers

Recession? Unemployment? Poverty? Over-taxation?  Padlocks in businesses? Braindrain? It’s all there. In an article posted on Wall Street Journal. Pure and official statistics. The Numbers: Greece in Crisis Greece is reeling from the effects of the biggest economic crisis in its recent history. Here are some statistics underscoring the severity …

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WSJ: IMF secret docs May 2010 “Greece’s rescue program was not sustainable”

Minutes of International Monetary Fund board meetings held in May 2010 and published by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday have highlighted the concern of many country representatives that the Greek bailout was not sustainable. One of the key criticisms expressed during meetings held before Athens agreed its first bailout …

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Greece’s Creditors Dispute on Greek Bailout, While Germans Speak of Fresh Debt Restructuring

Greece’s economy, debts, loans and inability to take the problems under control spark fierce discussions not only among the locals like taxpayers and tax-evaders, unionists and unemployed, employees and pensioners, representatives of political parties. Equally involved in the dispute are the country’s international and European creditors, taxpayers around Europe and economists. However …

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IMF Pushes EU Lenders To Reduce Greece’s Debt

That’s enlightening. The International Monetary Fund allegedly pushes European governments to ease the burden of borrowed sums to Greece. The IMF claims, it is under pressure by its own members about the huge amounts they have lent to Euro Zone. Speaking to Wall Street Journal under conditions of anonymity, IMF …

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WSJ: Don’t Discount the Role of Military in Greece

As if the pressure ahead the new austerity measures were not enough, conspiracy theorists from the USA jumped and landed in our lives as well. An commentary with the title”Greece: Don’t Discount the Role of Military” the author claims some coup possibilities in the debt-ridden country. No, do not expect a thorough …

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