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A copy of S. 2280, a bill which would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, is arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C.

Keystone XL vetoed, and the Eurozone kicks the can

Feb 24, 2015
The line of the day goes to President Obama, by way of the Marketplace Desk of News We Could have Told You Yesterday.
Posted In: Keystone XL, Greece, Eurozone, veto
Bathers relax at the pebble and sand beach beside turquoise waters at Porto Katsiki, on the island of Lefkada, Greece.

Germany says no to a six month extension for Greece

Feb 19, 2015
A conversation with economist Elena Panaritis, advisor to the Greek government.
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Euro zone

Brussels finance talks have Greeks feeling cornered

Feb 17, 2015
Many Greeks leaving the eurozone as a huge waste of time and money.
Posted In: Greece, bailout, Eurozone
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis attend a meeting with Belgium's prime minister.

Game theory may come into play in Greek negotiations

Feb 13, 2015
Greece's finance minister studied game theory, but we all sort of practice it.
Posted In: Greece, international, European Union
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, in scarf, greets German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble during a Eurogroup finance ministers meeting Feb. 11, 2015, in Brussels.

Is that Greek's finance minister or an action film star?

Feb 11, 2015
Economist Varoufakis radiates "masculinity you usually find only in Greek statues."
Posted In: Greece, Euro Eurozone, European debt crisis
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

What if Greece really does leave eurozone?

Feb 9, 2015
As the country rejects austerity programs, other members fret about the impact.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, Yannis Varoufakis
In a previous meeting last fall, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel walks with President Obama in Brisbane, Australia.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits President Obama

Feb 9, 2015
Conflicts facing European continent are likely to be at the top of their agenda.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, ukraine, Greece
Yanis Varoufakis arrives at the presidential palace to be sworn in as the Finance Minister under the country's new left wing government in Athens, Greece.

Europe resists Greece's charm offensive

Feb 5, 2015
Finance minister struggles to win support for Greek anti-austerity policies.
Posted In: Greece, debt, greek bailout
Alexis Tsipras, head of the leftist Syriza party, listens to a question during a press conference Friday in Athens.

Why Greece stays in the eurozone

Jan 23, 2015
Greeks trust European officials more than their own politicians, fear financial turmoil.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone
Voting booth is prepared in Athens for Greek elections that were held over the weekend.

Greece prepares to vote, eurozone worries

Jan 23, 2015
The party leading in the polls wants to renegotiate Greece's bailout deals.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, elections

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