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  1. Markets unnerved by Greek leader's tough talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Athens, Greece a Investors hammered Greece's markets Monday after the country's new government renewed a pledge to seek bailout debt forgiveness and dubbed the rescue package a "toxic fantasy" - comments that presage a clash with European lenders at high-stakes meetings this week. Amid wider European losses, Greek shares closed down 4.75 percent after dropping as much as 6 percent, continuing a negative run.

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  2. New Greek govt vows to grant same-sex couples legal statusRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | KSWO

    ... a scrapbook filled with black and white photos of Cleveland ballplayers from the early 1900s - but not... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's new left-wing government has promised to grant same-sex couples legal status, in response to a 2013 ...

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  3. Markets unnerved by Greek leadera s tough talk on bailoutRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | KDWN

    ... Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, casually dressed and wearing a backpack, was surrounded by TV crews. ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Investors hammered Greece's markets on Monday after the country's new government renewed a pledge to seek bailout debt ...

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  4. GREECE: Eurofast relocating to new premises in AthensRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Financial Mirror

    Eurofast Athens, the Greek office of the boutique professional services group with a strong presence in south east Europe and the eastern Mediterranean, is moving offices this week and is relocated as of Monday, February 9, at: 12, Theophanous Street, 11523, Ampelokipoi, Athens, Greece. The firm's telephone numbers and email addresses remain the same: Tel.: +30 210 8257720 Fax: +30 210 8257721 Email: info@eurofast.eu "The relocation of our office is part of our commitment to high quality services ensuring that our new premises are equipped with state of the art technology and conferencing system which will strengthen our team," said Andreas Strovolides from Eurofast's Coordination Department in Cyprus.

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  5. Monday Morning Business BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... sales surged about 17 percent to 2.94 trillion yen ($24.7 billion), which was better than forecasts. ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange opened sharply lower after Greece's new government renewed a pledge to seek bailout debt ...

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  6. S&P downgrades Greek credit rating amid concerns over cashRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | KDWN

    ... between Greece and its creditors. Moody's rates Greek government bonds at "Caa1," deep into junk status. ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The pressure on Greece's new government to reach a deal with bailout creditors ratcheted up Friday as Standard & Poor's ...

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  7. Greek premier proclaims end to austerity in policy statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    ATHENS, Greece - Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras set his leftist government on a collision course with Greece's creditors Sunday, proclaiming an end to the era of austerity and "five years of bailout barbarity." Tsipras presented his government's policy statement to Greek lawmakers which included, as he had forewarned, all the promises made by his radical left party, Syriza, in its manifesto before last month's election.

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  8. Greek left gov't rejects austerity, extension of bailout programRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Greece 's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks with Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction Nikos Voutsis , as Deputy Prime Minister Giannis Dragasakis looks at his tablet before new government's policy statement at the parliament in Athens, Greece, Feb. 8, 2015. Greece's new government will stick to its anti-austerity agenda and will not request an extension of the current bailout program which expires on February 28, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday during a closely watched policy statement at the parliament.

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  9. Defiant Tsipras Vows to Reverse Greek Bailout MeasuresRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister, front center, stands alongside Giannis Dragasakis, Greece's deputy prime minister, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for the new government held at the Greek Parliament building in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 5, 2015. Photographer: Yannis Kolesidis/Pool via Bloomberg -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed to increase the minimum wage, restore the income tax-free threshold and halt infrastructure privatizations in a speech that sets him on a collision course with the country's creditors.

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  10. Tsipras Says Greece Seeks Bridge Accord Until JuneRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister, front center, stands alongside Giannis Dragasakis, Greece's deputy prime minister, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for the new government held at the Greek Parliament building in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 5, 2015. Photographer: Yannis Kolesidis/Pool via Bloomberg -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told lawmakers in Athens that the government is seeking a bridge agreement to provide government funding until June, when he hopes to have a more lasting arrangement with international creditors.

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  11. Tsipras Outlines Plans to Break Free From Bailout ProgramRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister, front center, stands alongside Giannis Dragasakis, Greece's deputy prime minister, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for the new government held at the Greek Parliament building in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 5, 2015. Photographer: Yannis Kolesidis/Pool via Bloomberg -- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will outline his plans to keep Greece financially afloat while breaking free from its bailout program when he addresses the nation's parliament on Sunday. 2 comments

  12. Tsipras Charts Path Forward for Greece as Funds at RiskRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister, front center, stands alongside Giannis Dragasakis, Greece's deputy prime minister, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for the new government held at the Greek Parliament building in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. Photographer: Yannis Kolesidis/Pool via Bloomberg -- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will chart a path forward for Greece in parliament on Sunday, two days after the head of the euro-area finance ministers' group shot down his proposal to avoid being shut off from funding at the end of the month.

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  13. Flash floods hit Greece, Albania, force evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... speeds of up to 10 Beaufort hit many areas throughout the country, causing damage to infrastructure a... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Flash floods caused by heavy rains have hit northwestern Greece and southern Albania, forcing the evacuation of hundreds ... 2 comments

  14. Greece's new prime minister says he won't clash with creditors, will pay debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... renege on key bailout commitments required for repayment of a 240 billion euro ($270 billion) rescue package. ATHENS, Greece - A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has ...

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  15. Cease-fire talks resume on UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... off new sanctions; although a Russian envoy arrived for the talks, Russian-backed separatist leaders did not. ATHENS, Greece - A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the ...

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  16. Swedish Doom Act, Sorcerer, Sign To Metal BladeRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... back together to play the Hammer of Doom festival in Germany and a year later the Up The Hammers festival in Athens, Greece. Both shows were received extremely well and the thoughts of putting together a new album started to take form. In the end it ...

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  17. Greek leader tamps down rhetoric, vows to pay off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... for repayment of a 240 billion euro ($270 billion) rescue package. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, Pool) ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has ...

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  18. Greek FinMin Dismisses Further Negotiations with TroikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Sofia News Agency

    Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speak during a press conference following a meeting at the Finance Ministry in Athens, Greece, 30 January 2015. Photo: EPA The new Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced on Friday that his government was not willing to continue negotiations with the troika of international creditors.

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  19. Germany's warning to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... do after the country's bailout program runs out at the end of February. (Lefteris Pitarakis/Associated Press) ATHENS, Greece - Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the ...

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  20. Varoufakis rejects Greece bailout talks with EU-IMF troikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ATHENS Greece's new left-wing finance minister Yiannis Varoufakis said Friday the anti-austerity Syriza-led government will not negotiate over the Greek bailout conditions with the "troika" team from the EU and IMF. Varoufakis said he was seeking direct talks with euro zone leaders, to try to cancel more than half the money Greece owes.

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