Greek restaurant and hotel owners unhappy with migrant camps

Dec 30, 2019
They say overcrowded camps of migrants are driving away tourist business.
Migrants protesting in the town of Samos, Greece.
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What to look out for in Europe in 2019

Jan 4, 2019
With Brexit looming and amid economic uncertainty, Europe faces some strong headwinds.
The Berlaymont building, the headquarters for the European Commission, in Brussels.
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The euro is a mixed blessing for Greece

Aug 17, 2018
As the country prepares to exit years of IMF-EU bailouts, views differ on the European Union's common currency.
The Greek flag and the flag of the European Union fly above a government building in Athens, Greece.
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Greece leaves bailouts behind; wonders what's ahead

Aug 15, 2018
Some Greeks fear their country may struggle once bailouts end.
A man waves a Greek flag in front of the Greek parliament during a pro-European rally on July 9, 2015 in Athens, Greece.
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Greece emerges from bailouts, but Greeks remain skeptical

Aug 14, 2018
The country's economy is improving, but many still bear the scars of the crisis.
In this photo illustration, a one euro coin stands on a map of Greece showing the city of Athens.
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Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis explains how the debt crisis was a Greek tragedy

Nov 3, 2017
"When you treat one European people as expendable and as collateral damage in a kind of war, a dirty war...you're condemning Europe to constant fragmentation and disintegration at the economic, financial and moral level."
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speaks at the official launch of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025.
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In Europe, signs of economic recovery

Jun 8, 2017
These past few years have been rough for the European economy. The Greek debt crisis; shaky banks in Italy; widespread unemployment in Spain. Now, though, there are signs that things are picking up. The European Central Bank, which frames economic…

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Grexit talk resurfaces as EU finance ministers meet

Feb 17, 2017
Greece's debt problems rear up again as creditors demand more concessions.
A man looks at newspapers bearing the headline "The nightmare of Grexit" last month.
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IMF issues warning over Greek debt

Feb 9, 2017
Greece is about to default on its bonds — again.

Global economy still grappling with debt

Dec 22, 2016
Almost a decade after the European financial crisis started to report the financial troubles that brought about the Crash of 2008, banks, governments, and people are again heavily in debt
 Pensioners take part in an anti-austerity demonstration in central Athens on December 15, 2016. 
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