May 16, 2012 The country will try again to form a government. Meanwhile, its president worries about million so euros being pulled out of Greek banks. And talk of a "Grexit" from the euro zone is increasing.
"The popular verdict clearly renders the bailout deal null." -Alexis Tsipras
May 9, 2012 Will Greece leave the euro? Every time the question arises, a Greek exit seems a little more plausible.
May 7, 2012 If Greece abandons the euro, its already awful economy will get even worse.
In Paris on Sunday, supporters of newly elected president Francois Hollande celebrated.
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May 7, 2012 The election of Socialist Francois Hollande in France and the rejection of austerity policies in Greece raise serious questions about the future of the euro and the fate of the continent's economic union.
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Demonstrators clashed with riot police in Athens overnight.
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April 5, 2012 Overnight, Molotov cocktails and tear gas canisters were flying in Athens as what had been peaceful gatherings turned violent. A 77-year-old man's public suicide has reignited anger over austerity measures. He has put a human face on financial pain.
March 9, 2012 Say you bought insurance that was supposed to pay out if you got into a car accident. Then you got into a car accident. And a committee met and decided that, actually, you did not get into a car accident.
The European Union flag flies in front of the Parthenon in Athens. Greece's EU partners are about to give it another massive bailout.
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March 9, 2012 Most of its creditors have agreed to swap their bonds for others worth much less — a move that was needed before Greece could get a much-needed $172 billion bailout.
February 21, 2012 Greece just got its latest bailout. Here's why it won't be the last.
February 21, 2012 Though other member nations of the eurozone put together a $170 billion rescue package, much more likely must be done to keep Greece afloat, experts say.
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February 17, 2012 If you say "That the current process is a can-kicking farce. We should just plan for a straightforward default on the debt", turn to 22.
February 12, 2012 The Greek Parliament has approved a crucial austerity and debt-relief bill to keep the country out of bankruptcy and remain a part of the eurozone.
February 10, 2012 Oreos in China. A van-based visa business. A stock index. And a way to save Greece.
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Protesters write on the wall of the National Bank of Greece during a demonstration involving thousands in Athens on Friday.
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February 10, 2012 Four Greek Cabinet ministers have resigned in opposition to austerity measures. The uncertainty has driven down the euro and led to fiery protests on the streets of Athens.
February 9, 2012 The indebted nation needed to agree to more cuts in pensions and other programs. Now it's in line to receive about $173 billion more in financial aid.
Communist party lawmaker Liana Kanelli enters her car after protesters threw yogurt on her face as she tried to reach the Greek parliament during a 48-hour general strike in Athens in 2011.
January 30, 2012 Whether throwing it, dumping it or serving it, protesters have used food to express their discontent with public figures for centuries. The delivery of 500 tacos to a Connecticut mayor's office is just the latest incarnation.
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