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Courts to stay shut until July 8
29 Jun 2015 at 12:16pm
Greece?s courts will be closed from Tuesday until July 8, according to instructions issued on Monday by Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos.
Thessaloniki woman mugged after making ATM withdrawal
29 Jun 2015 at 12:09pm
A woman was mugged in Thessaloniki after withdrawing cash from a bank ATM. According to witnesses, the woman was attacked by two men who grabbed her purse, which contained 1,250 euros, and ran off with it.
Pharmacists assure there are no problems with drug supply
29 Jun 2015 at 10:15am
The Greek association of pharmacies has issued a statement assuring Greeks there are no drug shortages, in an effort to stem concerns on the first day of capital controls.
Cypriot president supports Greek request for extension
29 Jun 2015 at 10:13am
Cyprus's president has sent a letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras saying he supports his request for an extension of a few days to the country's bailout.
EU leaders urge Greeks to vote 'yes' to stay in euro
29 Jun 2015 at 10:06am
European leaders Monday pleaded with Greek voters to back hotly disputed bailout proposals in a crunch referendum or face leaving the euro as bank closures left many in Greece scrambling to find cash.
Samaras challenges Tsipras to TV debate
29 Jun 2015 at 10:03am
Greek conservative opposition leader Antonis Samaras is challenging Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to a TV debate on the referendum.
Renzi calls Greek referendum a vote on euro
29 Jun 2015 at 9:51am
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday that Greeks will be effectively voting on whether to stay in the euro in Sunday's referendum on bailout conditions set by the country's creditors.
Spain says Greece can still negotiate debt deal
29 Jun 2015 at 9:43am
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Monday that Greece still has time to reach an agreement with its bailout creditors before its existing aid program ends on Tuesday night.
Poll shows chances of Greece euro exit balancing on knife's edge
29 Jun 2015 at 9:01am
Greece is almost certain to miss a 1.6-billion-euro payment to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday but it's touch-and-go whether it will have to leave the eurozone, a snap Reuters poll found.
Default veteran Argentina expresses solidarity with Greece
29 Jun 2015 at 8:40am
Argentina, which defaulted on a mountain of debt more than a decade ago, expressed solidarity with Greece Monday as it inches toward missing a critical debt payment.
Referendum asks Greeks simply to accept or reject creditors' plan
29 Jun 2015 at 8:23am
The Greek government on Monday published the text of the question it plans to put to citizens in a referendum on Sunday, asking them to decide whether or not to accept the demands made by international lenders in return for fresh cash to keep Greece from defaulting on its debts.
Eurogroup chief says door remains open to Greece
29 Jun 2015 at 8:02am
The door remains open for negotiations with Greece even after talks with creditors collapsed over the weekend, Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Monday.
Schulz says he's willing to visit Greece ahead of referendum
29 Jun 2015 at 7:56am
The president of the European Union's parliament says he is willing to go to Greece and campaign ahead of the referendum there to convince the Greeks to vote for a bailout proposal that creditors have made.
German chancellor open to talks with Greece after referendum
29 Jun 2015 at 7:51am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down prospects of a breakthrough with Greece in the coming days, but said she stood ready to restart talks with the government in Athens after a planned referendum on Sunday.
Greece's neighbors take measures to shield banks, economies
29 Jun 2015 at 7:45am
Greece's regional neighbors took measures Monday to protect their banks and economies from the escalating financial crisis there and the possibility of a Greek exit from the euro.