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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
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

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