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  1. Greece told to move 'urgently' on detailed debt planRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Australian

    Greece was told Saturday to urgently deliver a detailed fiscal and debt plan to official lenders as the IMF-World Bank spring meetings wound up amid escalating worries of a looming default. As Athens' talks with creditors continued in Paris, both IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi warned in Washington that Greece has not provided enough information about how its economic and reform plans will impact its finances.

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  2. Greece told to move 'urgently' on detailed debt planRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Greece was told on Saturday to urgently deliver a detailed fiscal and debt plan to official lenders as the IMF-World Bank spring meetings wound up amid escalating worries of a looming default. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi holds a press conference at the IMF/WB Spring Meetings in Washington, DC.

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  3. Greece, creditors to hold more debt talks SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watersblogged

    Greece and its international creditors will meet Saturday in Paris to discuss Athens' massive debt bailout programme and reforms it must adopt in exchange for urgently needed funds, sources said. Progress in the talks has so far proved elusive while Athens is running out of money to pay its creditors, raising the risk of a default and a potentially chaotic exit from the single currency bloc.

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  4. Greece bailout plan still lacking, European Central Bank chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Greece needs to urgently do much more to present an acceptable plan to gain further EU financing, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi says. With the clock ticking on Greek negotiations with the European Union for the release of another 7.2 billion euros bailout funds, Mr Draghi said Greece's framework for bailout financing going ahead is still lacking.

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  5. Draghi Says Urgent Need for Greece to Strike Bailout DealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, speaks during news conference at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C., on April 18, 2015.

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  6. Riga summit to give new start to Armenia-EU talks- MP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, April 18, / ARKA /. In an interview with Sputnik-Armenia radio station Tevan Poghosyan, a member of the Armenian parliament committee on foreign relations, said Armenia and the European Union will launch a new round of talks at the Eastern Partnership summit, scheduled to take place on May 21-22 in Riga, Latvia.

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  7. US piles pressure on Athens as Greek crisis roils marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    The United States piled pressure on Greece Friday to agree to key reforms to obtain new EU financing, but equity markets sank in fear that Athens is headed for default. Stepping into the latest European financial crisis, both President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Greece needs to reach a deal that will get it $7.2 billion euros more in bailout financing from the European Union.

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  8. Athens eyes billions worth of Russian gas cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deutsche Welle

    Moscow is prepared to pay billions to Athens in exchange for a gas pipeline deal, according to German and Greek media. The deal would have the potential to turn around Greece's economic crisis, one observer has said.

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  9. IMF urges EU to slim down its demands on GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business News

    The International Monetary Fund has urged EU negotiators to slim down their list of demands in debt talks with Greece amid fears that time is running out to reach a deal. The intervention by one of the country's three main lenders came as the UK chancellor, George Osborne , said the impasse posed the biggest immediate threat to the global economy.

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  10. DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 29Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks at the Bloomberg summit. NEW YORK - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens speaks at an American Australian Association luncheon hosted by Goldman Sachs - 1630 GMT.

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  11. Greece Faces EU Tough LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    If the EU countries were individual people, then next week's finance ministers' meeting would look like an intervention: "We love you, but you have to change your ways." Both Europe and its once and future member Greece recognize that however big a problem Greece might be, it's wisest to keep the problem in-house and work the problem together.

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  12. Greece's Main Creditors Said to Be Unwilling to Allow Euro ExitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's finance minister, speaks during a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C., on April16.

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  13. Greece, creditors to hold more debt talks in Brussels on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Greece and its international creditors will meet Saturday in Brussels to discuss Athens' massive debt bailout program and reforms it must adopt in exchange for urgently needed funds, the EU said Friday. Progress in the talks has so far proved elusive while Athens is running out of money to pay its creditors, raising the risk of a default and a potentially chaotic exit from the single currency bloc.

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  14. Greece, creditors to hold more debt talksRead the original story

    Friday | The Standard

    Greece and its international creditors will meet tomorrow in Brussels to discuss Athens' massive debt bailout programme and reforms it must adopt in exchange for urgently needed funds, the EU said. Progress in the talks has so far proved elusive while Athens is running out of money to pay its creditors, raising the risk of a default and a potentially chaotic exit from the single currency bloc.

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  15. Auction of historic Agenskalns water tower in Riga cancelled after public pressureRead the original story

    Friday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The municipal waterworks company Rigas udens (Riga water) will cancel the April 30 auction of the historic Agenskalns water tower, and set up a task force to develop a concept on how the water tower could be utilized in order to make it available for the public.... Read more...

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  16. Armenia Participates At Highest Level In Eastern Partnership's Institutions - Steven BlockmansRead the original story

    Friday | Groong

    ARMENIA PARTICIPATES AT HIGHEST LEVEL IN EASTERN PARTNERSHIP'S INSTITUTIONS - STEVEN BLOCKMANS 13:03 17/04/2015 >> POLITICS Armenia continues to participate at the highest political level in the multilateral institutions of the Eastern Partnership, Steven Blockmans, senior research fellow, the head of the 'EU foreign policy' and 'politics and institutions' units of the Centre for European Policy Studies CEPS , said at the internet press conference organized by "Region" Research Center.

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  17. Greece Defiant As Clock Ticks On Debt DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LBC 97.3

    The Greek finance minister has said his country will not sign up to demands Greece cannot meet as creditors continue to refuse to release frozen bailout aid. Yanis Varoufakis was speaking in Washington as the International Monetary Fund's Spring Meeting was dominated by the financial crisis facing Greece.

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  18. 12:50 S&P downgrades Greece ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AkiPress

    The Standard and Poor's rating agency downgraded Greece's credit grade further into junk status Wednesday, saying the country's financial commitments would be unsustainable without "deep economic reform or further relief." The agency downgraded Greece to CCC+ from B-, with a negative outlook "given the risk of further worsening in liquidity for the sovereign, the banks, and the economy."

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  19. Greek bond yields soar as debt default fears swellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Mounting fears of a Greek debt default sent the country's borrowing costs surging Thursday and prompted one prominent U.K. bookmaker to stop taking bets on the possibility of Greece leaving the euro. The jitters were triggered initially by a report in the Financial Times that the Greek government recently made an "informal approach" to the International Monetary Fund to have bailout repayments delayed.

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  20. EU energy ministers' meeting focuses on energy efficiency, regional cooperationRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    An informal meeting of European Union energy and environment ministers, which took place here from Tuesday to Thursday, focused on energy efficiency and regional cooperation as the bloc seeks to build a European energy union. "The presidency believes that a common EU strategy for heating and cooling should set a vision for the sector to enable the use of synergies and get the maximum benefit for consumers, the environment and the economy," said Latvian Economy Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola.

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