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Greece Budget

Nation In Shock: Suicides Have Greeks On Edge

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2012 | World

By Erik Kirschbaum ATHENS, April 28 (Reuters) - On Monday, a 38-year-old geology lecturer hanged himself from a lamp post in Athens an...

Greece Needs To Keep Slashing Its Budget

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business

By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS, March 13 (Reuters) - Greece will have to slash a further 5.5 percent of GDP in government spending in 2...

Greek Official: Budget Deficit Is Worse That We Said It Would Be

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

LAGONISSI, Greece — Greece's finance minister on Wednesday said talks with banks for a debt reduction deal worth euro100 billion ($127 billion) ...

Greek Workers Plan General Strike To Protest Austerity Budget

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greek unions will kick off the month of December with a 24-hour general strike – the first major walkout since the appoin...

Greek Debt Inspectors Suspend Review After Disagreements

AP | By GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

By GABRIELE STEINHAUSER, Associated Press BRUSSELS -- Disagreements over Greece's massive budget deficits and how to make up for the funding shortf...

Unexpectedly Large Recession Causes Greece To Miss Budget Targets

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

A deeper-than-expected recession caused Greece's central government deficit to widen by almost one third in the first half of the year, widely mis...

Ireland Expects Debt Restructuring Within Three Years, Report Says

Posted 07.08.2011 | Business

Ireland's government expects the country's debts will be restructured within the next three years, The Irish Mail on Sunday reported, citing an un...