Tag: Greece

US talks on T-TIP and Eurozone economy with Greek officials in Athens

Newsroom24x7 Desk Athens : U.S. State Department (Principal Deputy Assistant) Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs is scheduled to visit Athens and discuss the economic state of affairs in the Greek territory. The visit, scheduled to take place on October 26-27, would focus on agenda which Kurt Tong (U.S. State Department Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary

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Greece okays new austerity and makes way for reform package bill

Newsroom24x7 Desk Athens : Greece has moved a step forward in which Athens has promised to present a new comprehensive plan to overhaul the ailing pension system by the end of 2015.The new Left-led government passed the first crucial test since taking office after the September 20 snap general elections. 154 of total 155 members

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Sunday poll result does not indicate a “rupture” with Europe: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Newsroom24x7 Desk Athens: Voters in Greece, a country bathed by the  Mediterranean  in Europe that has gone into a into a tailspin of debt and and is facing a massive economic crisis, on Sunday overwhelmingly (61%) gave a referendum against the tough bailout terms of international creditors. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has taken the

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“Tension between Europeans”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris, Jan. 30: The Monde.fr– the online edition of Le Monde, has drawn attention towards Greece with the news item titled “Greece: first little tension between Europeans” The news by Cecile Ducourtieux says:  Germany’s Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament Thursday, Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the President of the Eurogroup (Ministers of Finance

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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