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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
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Greece could be headed for eurozone exit

Jan 5, 2015
Germany reportedly warns Greece that it could be forced out of the euro. Is that such a bad thing?
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Angela Merkel, Grexit
Beleaguered-looking Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras gives a press conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France.

Greece political developments stir European debt fears

Dec 29, 2014
Greece has called early national elections next month. They could bring to power a party that opposes current bailout deals.
Posted In: Greece, antonis samaras, syriza party
Olive oil.

Oil prices shoot sky-high. Olive oil, that is.

Dec 25, 2014
A lousy crop means high prices. At least for the real thing.
Posted In: Oil, oil prices, olive oil, Greece
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek election move rattles investors

Dec 9, 2014
Greece's prime minister moves presidential election forward, hoping it will help his candidate and policies.
Posted In: Greece, Economy, antonis samaras, syriza party

Greece assumes EU presidency as its own debt crisis continues

Jan 8, 2014
Today, Greece takes over the presidency of the European Union for the next 6 months.
Posted In: European Union, Greece

Greece takes over as EU president

Jan 1, 2014
Greece takes over as president of the European Union today. Marketplace host, David Gura talks to the BBC's Mark Lowen in Athens about what the country's tenure could look like.
Posted In: Greece, EU, European Union

Young Greeks struggle with lack of work

Dec 16, 2013
Many Greeks in their late twenties or early thirties live at home, dependent on their parents.
Posted In: Greece, youth unemployment, European debt crisis

What does 74% youth unemployment feel like?

Dec 16, 2013
Italy's prime minister calls youth unemployment his country's "true nightmare."
Posted In: Europe, spain, Greece, European debt crisis

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