Thomsen: The Greek Debt has Become Highly Unsustainable

IMF΄s Paul Thomsen stated that the Greek debt has become "Highly Unsustainable" and he urged Greece΄s Eurozone partners to proceed to a significant lightening of the Greek debt. He added that the reforms will suffice in order to bring the country back to a path of growth.

Djisselbloem: 15% of the Greek GNP Must be the Limit for Debt Repayment

The president of the Eurogroup, J.Djisselbloem stressed that its 19 members have agreed that a re-profiling [...]

Former IMF Chief Economist: The Greek Program Will Fail Due to Too Much Austerity

According to Olivier Blanchard the Greek bailout program is in danger of failing due to the lack of structural reforms and measures for economic growth.

The head of the IMF asks for a viable Greek Debt and More Reforms.

The President of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, called for more drastic reforms, in particular in the pension section and the bank management in Greece. At the same time she asked that [...]

Schaeuble: "I am not Responsible for the Greek Crisis"

During his visit at the Science Po University in Paris, the German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, engaged in a conversation with the students. As the German paper Suddeutsche [...]

Merkel: The Dublin Agreement About the Refugees is Antiquated.

In a speech given in common with the French President F.Hollande to the European Parliament, A.Merkel noted that the current European directives concerning those who ask for asylum [...]

Hollande insists on the lightening of the Greek debt

Negotiations with Greece must now focus on the lifting of the debt burden, F.Hollande said in his address to the European parliament.

IMF: There is Still Danger of a New Crisis in Greece

According to an IMF report Greece is still in danger of becoming a destabilizing factor in the Eurozone.

Greek Prime Minister presents government policy statements

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says that restoring economic stability a return to growth, combined with substantial debt relief and administration reforms, are the priorities of [...]

Death, solidarity and political games in the Aegean

by Costas Efimeros
People usually talk about the weather when they are feeling awkward or when they have nothing else to say. Not all of them though. In the case of the islanders and the members of the [...]

Three +1 Candidates for the Leadership of Main Opposition Party ND

by Christos Ntatsios
After two electoral defeats the main opposition party in Greece, New Democracy (ND) is heading for a national conference in order to elect its [...]
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The Hidden Side of Sanctions Against North Korea
The economy of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has suffered through decades of international sanctions -that were intensified after the two nuclear tests of 2006 and 2009-and the imposition of extended controls over its economy and trade by the UN Security Council (UNSC).
The Hidden Side of Sanctions Against North Korea
The Guardian
The lenders are the real winners in Greece – Alexis Tsipras has been set up to fail
The Greek leader won on three promises the troika will make it hard for him to keep
The lenders are the real winners in Greece – Alexis Tsipras has been set up to fail
Foreign Policy in Focus
How Greece’s Creditors Trounced Syriza
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.
How Greece’s Creditors Trounced Syriza
The New York Times
Europe Lacks Strategy to Tackle Crisis, but Migrants March On
BUDAPEST — Europe’s failure to fashion even the beginnings of a unified solution to the migrant crisis is intensifying confusion and desperation all along the multicontinent trail and breeding animosity among nations extending back to the Middle East.
Europe Lacks Strategy to Tackle Crisis, but Migrants March On
Response, or opportunism?
Several major humanitarian agencies have announced plans to expand, launch and upscale operations in response to the European refugee crisis in the past week. Faced with European governments apparently unable to cope with the influx, aid agencies say their services are needed.
Response, or opportunism?
Der Spiegel
΄I Feel like I Am Dead΄: Alan Kurdi΄s Father Tells His Story
The photograph of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian refugee who perished on his way from Turkey to Greece, sent shockwaves around the world. Now his father Abdullah describes his ordeal.
΄I Feel like I Am Dead΄: Alan Kurdi΄s Father Tells His Story
The Nation
Yemen, the World’s Next Great Refugee Crisis
As the civil war heats up amid intervention by the Gulf monarchies, thousands are fleeing every day.
Yemen, the World’s Next Great Refugee Crisis
New York Times
Yanis Varoufakis: How Europe Crushed Greece
Since the beginning of Greece’s financial crisis in 2010, two prime ministers have been swept from office after they were forced to adopt an unfeasible package of austerity measures in exchange for a bailout from the troika, as the eurozone authorities — the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund — are known. It pains me to watch the same fate befall a third prime minister, my friend and comrade Alexis Tsipras.
Yanis Varoufakis: How Europe Crushed Greece
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With a NO we are not bidding farewell to Europe

Dear fellow citizens of Europe,

The discussion about what the Greeks should do in this referendum has reached such a level of tension that it has become very difficult for [...]

Crisis-ridden Greece hit by tax avoidance through the Netherlands

Athens, 30 March 2015 – A new report by the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) reveals that while Greece endures harsh austerity measures imposed by the European [...]

What did Varoufakis sign - The story behind the scenes

During the past few hours, the case of the four-month extension of the loan agreement has rekindled. Dora Bakogianni, a prominent MP of New Democracy, asked when the Members of the [...]
Ioanna Meitani

Why Golden Dawn΄s trial concerns us all

The upcoming trial of Golden Dawn members is a matter for the whole of society, because the outcome will affect us all.
AK Malaboca

Greek activists welcome much needed breathing space

Many Greeks have low expectations of SYRIZA, but with the coalition in power a space has opened up that allows for the creation of an alternative economy.

Chantal Mouffe: ΄The crisis of representative democracy and the need for a left-wing populism΄

Straight Out Of Camera
Refugees and migrants disembark the ship "El. Venizelos ", Pireaus
Alexandros Michailidis / SOOC
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