Greek Government To Seek Two-year Extension To Bailout Term

Greek Bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's new government is to ask lenders for two more years to hit fiscal targets, responding to huge public pressure for a softening of an international bailout but setting up a showdown with its euro zone partners.

Sections:  news   world   
  • Greek PM accuses Spain, Portugal of anti-Athens "axis"
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal on Saturday of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government ... must negotiate a third bailout when the extension expires in June ...
    02/28/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Germany Approves Greek Bailout Extension -- 2nd Update
    BERLIN--Germany's lower house of parliament approved a four-month extension of Greece's bailout Friday, but the majority of ... an opportunity for the AfD because it has brought the two-year-old party's founding issue--protesting Europe's common currency ...
    02/27/2015 - 5:26 am | View Link
  • Greek leader warns of difficulties ahead over bailout crisis
    A handful of countries, including fiscally conservative Germany and Finland, must seek parliamentary approval for the bailout extension. Athens taxi driver Tomas Georgiou, 31, was pragmatic about the agreement: "Certainly the government had to give in on a ...
    02/21/2015 - 8:25 pm | View Link
  • European shares rise to seven-year high on hopes for a Greek deal
    Shares in Greek banks rose sharply. The new Greek government had refused to seek an extension of a bailout by the European Union and International Monetary Fund, which is due to expire on Feb. 28, because of the austerity policies the bailout imposes.
    02/17/2015 - 10:15 pm | View Link
  • Greek Protestors Seek 'Stay of Execution' on Bailout
    They could help the Greek government make its case for less stringent bailout ... billion to 15 billion euros ($16.7 billion to $19.3 billion) to fund a two-year extension to its bailout. He added that the country hopes to be able to do this without ...
    09/26/2012 - 1:51 am | View Link
  • More
  • New Leader in Greece Now Faces Creditors
    “It’s clear that the euro area is going to give Greece another extension of a few months for the new government to be formed and negotiations to begin ...
    03/3/2015 - 6:58 pm | View Website
  • Greek Prime Minister Won’t Seek to Extend Bailout
    In his first major Parliament speech, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece vowed Sunday to honor anti-austerity pledges. Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters
    03/2/2015 - 5:55 pm | View Website
  • Greek government-debt crisis
    Overview . The downgrading of Greek government debt to junk bond status in April 2010 created alarm in financial markets, with bond yields rising so high, that ...
    03/2/2015 - 4:33 am | View Website
  • European debt crisis
    1 Causes; 2 Evolution of the crisis. 2.1 Greece; 2.2 Ireland; 2.3 Portugal; 2.4 Spain; 2.5 Cyprus; 3 Policy reactions. 3.1 EU emergency measures. 3.1.1 European ...
    02/28/2015 - 10:30 pm | View Website
  • Greek government wins confidence vote
    So, Greece’s government has proved that it has the support of a majority in the Athens parliament, and also declared that it will deliver on its electoral promises ...
    02/10/2015 - 3:17 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News