Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Eu News

Sugar, flour, rice: Panicked Greeks stock up on essentials

Atenas - Greeks were hoarding cash and food Saturday amid mounting fears the economy could collapse, cracking open their wallets only to stock up on essentials and stripping supermarket shelves in the process.

Greeks fly home to vote in knife-edge referendum

Atenas - With the stakes so high for Greece in Sunday's knife-edge referendum, some Greeks living abroad have flown home to cast their votes in hopes of tipping the outcome one way or the other.

Italy no longer Greece's 'companion in misfortune': Renzi

Rome - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Saturday that his country is no longer a "companion in misfortune" of debt-wracked Greece, as it was three or four years ago.

Radical parties seize Greek vote to push eurosceptic agenda

Rome - Eurosceptic parties at the extreme left and right of the political spectrum are exploiting the Greek referendum set for Sunday to bash the euro currency and advance their own agendas.

Australia solidarity rallies ahead of Greek bailout vote

Melbourne - Hundreds of people rallied in Australia on Saturday in solidarity with Greece, mainly in Melbourne which has a large Greek community, ahead of the make-or-break weekend referendum on austerity measures.

Greece votes on financial future, government - and maybe euro

Atenas - In a historic, rushed referendum on Sunday that looks too close to call, indebted Greece is voting whether to accept worsening austerity or back the government's rejection, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.

Crying Greek pensioner: the story behind the poignant photo

Thessalon - Retiree Giorgos Chatzifotiadis had queued up at three banks in Greece's second city of Thessaloniki on Friday in the hope of withdrawing a pension on behalf of his wife, but all in vain.

'Yes', 'No' voters worlds apart in sleepy Greek town

- In the sleepy town of Argos in southern Greece, the "No" and "Yes" camps are worlds apart ahead of a historic bailout referendum. For one it's about rejecting austerity, the other is haunted by a possible return of the drachma.

Leftist Spanish parties back 'No' vote in Greek referendum

Madrid - Six Spanish leftist parties and platforms on Friday backed a "No" vote in Sunday's Greek referendum on its bailout terms.

Greek PM is hero and villain at rival rallies in divided Athens

Atenas - A warrior for the "No" supporters, an "emperor with no clothes" for the "Yes" camp -- thousands of people demonstrated at rival rallies in Athens Friday where Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was both hero and villain.

Greece PM urges 'No' vote to 'live with dignity in Europe'

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday urged thousands of supporters gathered in Athens to vote "No" in the weekend referendum to "live with dignity in Europe".

Rival Greece referendum rallies swell to 25,000, 20,000 in Athens

Atenas - Rival rallies ahead of Greece's referendum were held in central Athens late Friday, with a pro-government demonstration urging a "No" vote gathering 25,000 people and a nearby "Yes" crowd attracting 20,000, according to police.

Greek PM defends vote, demands 30% debt haircut

Atenas - Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday defended a weekend referendum he hopes will reset bailout negotiations and demanded creditors forgive a third of the country's debt and allow delayed repayments for the rest.

Greece's Varoufakis says debt deal 'in the offing'

Dublin - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Friday it was not "too late" for Athens to reach a deal with its international creditors ahead of Sunday's referendum on bailout terms.

Berlin's firm stance on Greece exposes divergence with Paris

Berlin - Germany has broken ranks with Paris and Brussels in slamming the door on talks with the Greek government on a new bailout deal before Sunday's crucial referendum, analysts say.

Angry EU leaders lash out at Greece, eyeing endgame

Brussels - Suicide, blackmail and lies -- EU leaders have accused Greece of a litany of sins since months of fruitless talks on a debt deal hit the wall, often in surprisingly undiplomatic language.

Greek pro-bailout 'Yes' vote in referendum ahead: Survey

Atenas - The number of Greeks planning to vote 'Yes' in this weekend's referendum in favour of accepting the latest bailout proposals is slightly higher that those opting for 'No', a survey said Friday.

PM urges Greece to vote 'No' as support slips away

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday urged voters to ignore European scaremongering and vote 'No' in this weekend’s referendum as polls showed support swinging behind the 'Yes' campaign.

Protesters urge Greeks to use fake ballot papers in referendum

Atenas - Thousands of Communist Party supporters held a rally in Athens Thursday calling for people to defy the government and vote with fake ballot papers at Greece's upcoming bailout referendum.

Greeks waver between 'Yes' and 'No' ahead of bailout vote

Atenas - In the shade of oak trees in a dusty Athens park, a fierce debate is raging. Is it better to vote 'No' in the upcoming referendum and unshackle Greece from its creditors, or say 'Yes' to Europe?

Greek situation 'deteriorating': Dijsselbloem

Den Haag - Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem warned Thursday that Greece's financial situation is deteriorating, saying a 'No' vote in Sunday's crunch referendum would question whether Athens still had a place within the eurozone.

We can't print drachmas, says Greece's finance minister

Atenas - With speculation swirling that Greece might be forced out of the euro and have to print its own money after a weekend referendum, its finance minister on Thursday said the country no longer had the presses to make drachmas.

Anguished and helpless, Greek diaspora looks to homeland

Berlin - For millions of Greeks worldwide, fond memories of white-washed villages under azure skies have been overshadowed by images of street protests and panicked bank queues -- and fears about the country's European future.

'Grexit' or not, Greece will find kicking euro habit hard

Paris - No matter what the political outcome of the current Greek debt crisis, in practical terms Greece will find it very difficult to turn its back on the euro.

Greece 'No' voters in lead ahead of bailout referendum

Atenas - Almost half of Greeks intend to vote 'No' in a weekend referendum on the terms of its bailout, but capital controls are boosting the 'Yes' camp, a poll showed Wednesday.

Greek pensioners besiege banks to grab cash

Atenas - In chaotic scenes, thousands of elderly Greeks on Wednesday besieged the nation's crisis-hit banks, which reopened to allow them to withdraw vital cash from their state pensions."Let them go to hell!

Merkel says 'Europe's future not at stake' in Greek crisis

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that "the future of Europe is not at stake" from the Greek crisis but warned against striking a compromise at any price that could weaken the EU."Yes, these are turbulent days.

Greece confirms sent 'amended' proposal to creditors

Atenas - The Greek government confirmed Wednesday it had sent an "amended" proposal to its international creditors in the hope of sealing a deal to stave off financial ruin.

Greece asks IMF to push back payment deadline

Atenas - Greece has requested for a key payment to the International Monetary Fund to be postponed from its Tuesday deadline, as the country scrambles to stave off default and a possible messy exit from the eurozone.

Eurozone refuses Greek bailout extension, more talks Wednesday

Brussels - Eurozone finance ministers declined to extend Greece's bailout Tuesday hours before its expiry and a possible IMF default but talks will continue Wednesday after Athens asked for a new aid plan, officials said.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 37 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Eu


Eu Image

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi
Courtesy World Economic Forum
The Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Strasbourg  France  during a plenary session in 2014.
The Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, during a plenary session in 2014.
Wikimedia Commons CC License
A proposed  world s safest truck  design by the EU
A proposed "world's safest truck" design by the EU
AutoExpress
Members of EU NAVFOR take over a pirate skiff.
Members of EU NAVFOR take over a pirate skiff.
EU NAVFOR
Trade unions in Belgium believe the Eurobonds can bring relief to the troubled Euro.
Trade unions in Belgium believe the Eurobonds can bring relief to the troubled Euro.
Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel
Severin Nowacki
PUTIN’S FAWNERS AMONG EUROPEAN POLITICIANS 


Political situation development in the early XXI ...
PUTIN’S FAWNERS AMONG EUROPEAN POLITICIANS Political situation development in the early XXI century in Eurasia witnesses to naked aspiration of Russia to restore its geopolitical positions and former power creating new empire with former Soviet Union countries led by Moscow. Now the central aim is to involve Ukraine under influence of the Kremlin. As former US National Security Advisor of US president Zbigniew Brzezinski has noted, for new empire creation and former power restoring it’
Cyprus is a member state of the European Union.
Cyprus is a member state of the European Union.
EUCyprus
The G20 Deputy’s Meeting and Financial Market Conference in Berlin on May 19-20.
The G20 Deputy’s Meeting and Financial Market Conference in Berlin on May 19-20.
European Ukrainian. The country bargains for a dialogue with EU

These days the world changes prompt...
European Ukrainian. The country bargains for a dialogue with EU These days the world changes promptly and new economic tendencies force to look for new trade areas, labour, as well as perspective directions of strengthening of the European Community. This circumstance explains why Europeans turn more to EU eastern frontiers, and one can hear more persistent discussions on necessity of expansion. However traditionally conservative Europe isn't intended to pass hasty decisions and to extend at th
Aid was promised  but where is the money?

At the end of February of this year the EU leaders in rep...
Aid was promised, but where is the money? At the end of February of this year the EU leaders in reply to changing of State power in Ukraine promised to give financial help, aimed at financial system stabilization and different investment projects realization directed on development of the country economy. Then Elmar Brok, chairman of the EP Committee on Foreign Affairs announced a sum in 20 billion Euros, which will be received by Ukraine for the reform implementation as soon as a new governme
The G20 Deputy’s Meeting and Financial Market Conference in Berlin on May 19-20.
The G20 Deputy’s Meeting and Financial Market Conference in Berlin on May 19-20.
EPJUST holds witness protection symposium at the Filipinas Heritage Library in Makati
EPJUST holds witness protection symposium at the Filipinas Heritage Library in Makati
On 29 April the US administration announced an initiation of the third round of economic sanctions a...
On 29 April the US administration announced an initiation of the third round of economic sanctions against Russia. It’s anticipated they hit the major sectors of Russian economy after the most influential Russian top-managers and business owners have been banned from doing business in the U.S. It is also expected that the EU will join its Western ally in punishing Russia for building up a fire of the civil confrontation in Ukraine
The third round of sanctions against Russia: does it really so painful for German economy?
OFFICIAL: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attends a European People s Party conven...
OFFICIAL: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attends a European People's Party convention in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 2013.
European People's Party

Latest News
Top News