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Greece expects boost in Tourist Numbers

The number of tourists heading to Greece for their holidays is expected to rise this year, giving some financial life blood …

EU to give Greece emergency funding for refugee crisis

European Commission officials announced new emergency funding for Greece on Thursday to help the country deal with the refugee …

Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring

A Russian man suspected of laundering at least $4 billion of criminal funds by switching them into the digital currency bitcoin …

Don't Be Greedy, Greece

Greece has decided to brave the waters with a new five-year benchmark bond, the first fresh deal for nearly three years. Fortune …

Greece may be heading for bond market test ‘in days’

Greece is expected to return to the bond markets in 2018, but having secured its third bailout programme Athens may test the …

Germany benefiting financially from Greece's debt

As Greece struggles financially with unemployment and cuts to wages and pensions, Germany has earned €1.3 billion on the various …

Greece’s return to bond markets could be an important error, analyst says

Greece is preparing to return to the bond markets but an early move could be costly, an analyst told CNBC on Thursday.

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Greece’s market return may be imminent, say bankers and investors

Greece could return to financial markets in the next few weeks, investors and bankers close to the discussions say, raising …

Euro Zone, IMF Eye Compromise to Unblock Loans for Greece

Euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund are likely to strike a compromise on Greece on Thursday, paving …

Despite Economic Problems, Greece's Tourism Looking Good In 2017

The past few years have been tough ones for the Greek economy and for its tourism industry. As a traveler who has written …

Greece denies bailout claim

Greece denies a German newspaper report claiming it is considering opting out of receiving more bailout money if lenders can't …

Greece warns recovery threatened if debt deal is blocked at next talks

Greece on Monday issued a panic warning that its recovery would be thrown into doubt if Brussels blocked a debt deal at the …

Greece's Energean Signs First Deal to Supply Gas to Israel

Energean Oil & Gas Group signed contracts to supply private Israeli power plants with natural gas, the first deals to compete …

Evidence points to Greece and Bulgaria as birthplaces of mankind

A recent discovery has the potential to debunk experts' belief that human lineage first split from apes and started in Africa.

No bailout funds for Greece as eurozone finance chiefs fail to agree deal

Eurozone finance ministers have failed to agree a debt relief plan for Greece, raising the prospect of a summer crisis for …

Once again, Greece has Europe's finance ministers tied in knots

Greece will receive billions of euros to repay the institutions it has borrowed money from in time for a crucial July deadline, …

Greece urges creditors to strike new debt relief deal


Greece has urged its creditors to agree to a new debt relief deal in talks that could pave the way for the release of vital …

Tax authorities to chase undeclared properties in Greece


Finance Ministry inspectors are about to start seeking out the owners of undeclared properties, while the law will be amended …

Greece adopts more austerity measures in bailout bid


Greece's parliament has approved a new package of austerity measures needed to release the next instalment of its multi-…

Greece and China sign 3-year action plan for railroads, ports and airports 2


Greece and China signed a “three-year action plan” for joint projects over the weekend that will see Greece claim a share …


Nick Kalikajaros 2017