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 Euro coins lay on a 1,000-Drachma note, the currency in Greece before the euro.

How the euro went from unifying force to divisive one

Jul 13, 2015
European unity requires more than a common currency.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greek, Greece, euro
Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters following victory in the election in Athens on January 25, 2015.

Syriza promised hope, but it has yet to come

Jul 13, 2015
Party member is unhappy with the deal but stands by Prime Minister Tsipras.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, Grexit, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, athens, greekcrisis
Jewelry store owner Marianne Le Clere Papalexis

Jewelry store is booming amid Greek crisis

Jul 13, 2015
The influx of customers at the Athens store is looking for real assets like gold.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, jewelry
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal speaks to Vassilis Anastassopoulos, who works at Bairaktaris Tavern.

Restaurant worker loses hope in Athens

Jul 13, 2015
He's given up on his situation, but wants his son to have a better life.
Posted In: Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, Grexit, restaurant, tourism, greekcrisis
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal speaks to Corinna Kozala as she waits in line for €60 at the ATM.

ATM lines in Athens are filled with political chatter

Jul 13, 2015
A woman waits for cash at a second machine; the first ran out of money.
Posted In: Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, Grexit, ATM, greekcrisis
The Greek Parliament building. Shop owner Spiro Koloniadis runs a flower business on the sidewalk by the structure.

Flower store owner in Athens will fight with his heart

Jul 13, 2015
'A little bit confused and very disappointed.'
Posted In: Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, Grexit, flowers, greekcrisis
Crowds gather in the squares of Athens waiting for the results of a referendum vote that asked Greek citizens whether the country should accept a bailout deal from its creditors.

2 Greek women, far apart on the bailout issue

Jul 13, 2015
We revisit a telecom engineer and a psychologist to get their latest opinions.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greeks, Greece, referendum

Deal reached to keep Greece in the eurozone

Jul 13, 2015
Greece now has until Wednesday to pass reforms demanded by the eurozone.
Posted In: Greece, Greek crisis, greek bailout, greekcrisis

Eurozone summit on hold as leaders meet with Greek PM

Jul 12, 2015
They're attempting to reach a deal with Alexis Tsipras by day's end.
Posted In: Greece, greekcrisis, Alexis Tsipras, Angela Merkel, Eurozone

In Greece, firms pay a steep price for the crisis

Jul 10, 2015
Businesses deal with plunging sales and wary suppliers.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greeks, debt