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post 27 April 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Syriza's reshuffle: step forward a non-erratic Marxist

After a frantic weekend the Greek government sought to break the deadlock in its talks with lenders today by reshuffling its negotiating team.

post 20 April 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greek cash call before critical Eurogroup

While the Riga Eurogroup meeting on Friday is not the last chance Greece has to be rescued, it is probably the last chance for it to achieve a result outside of crisis measures.

post 13 April 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece: why something has to give

Negotiations over a new bailout for Greece are approaching a critical stage. And if the country runs out of cash, it might just feel like the end of the world for many Greeks.

article 12 April 2015 World, Greece
Greek rocket war
Greek churches unleash firework battle to usher in Easter

Two village churches launch fusillades of rockets against each other in an explosive celebration of Easter.

post 23 March 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece: Tsipras meets Merkel for eurozone crisis talks

It's the meeting that had to happen. A radical left-wing Greek prime minister and a centre-right German chancellor whose ministers have been urging her to throw Greece out of the eurozone.

post 17 March 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Don't pass new anti-poverty law, commission tells Greece

At less than 24 hours' notice the European Commission has vetoed a key law set to be passed by the Greek parliament tomorrow.

post 02 March 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greek European deal: where are we?

The European deal done six days ago was supposed to stabilise the Greek debt crisis. But the situation in Greece is still critical.

video 27 February 2015 World, Greece

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German MPs approve Greek bail-out deal

Germany's Parliament approves the four-month extension of Greece's bailout by a huge majority, bringing the final hurdle - getting Eurozone backing - into sight.

article 27 February 2015 World, Greece
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Germany to vote on Greek bailout after fresh clashes - video

Dozens of black-clad protesters clash with Greek riot police in the first occurrence of anti-government sentiment since the leftist Syriza party took power a month ago.

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