Greece Austerity Measures

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  • Thousands rally against European austerity on May Day

    Thousands rally against European austerity on May Day

    Workers hit by record high unemployment staged May Day protests across Europe on Wednesday, hoping to persuade their governments of the case for easing austerity measures and boosting growth.

  • Greek protests get violent ahead of austerity vote

    Greek protests get violent ahead of austerity vote

    Hundreds of protesters clashed with Greek riot police Wednesday while more than 80,000 demonstrated outside Parliament, where lawmakers prepared to vote on new austerity measures needed to avoid financial disaster.

  • Greek police plan crackdown ahead of Merkel visit

    Greek police plan crackdown ahead of Merkel visit

    Greek police have increased security and are preparing to close down large sections of the capital Athens to contain protests against Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, who is visiting the city on Tuesday for talks with the country's Prime Minister...

  • Greek government sees first big anti-austerity strike

    Greek government sees first big anti-austerity strike

    Flights and trains were suspended, shops pulled down their shutters and tens of thousands took to the streets on Wednesday in Greece's first big anti-austerity strike since a coalition government took power in June.

  • Thousands march in Frankfurt against austerity measures

    Thousands march in Frankfurt against austerity measures

    The protesters are angry at the misery they say governments are inflicting on people with their response to the crisis.

  • Pranab wants austerity: What other countries are doing

    Pranab wants austerity: What other countries are doing

    Here’s a quick view of the austerity measures announced in the European Union.

  • Govt to introduce austerity measures, Pranab says in Rajya Sabha: Highlights

    Govt to introduce austerity measures, Pranab says in Rajya Sabha: Highlights

    The finance minister addressed Parliament on Wednesday after rupee fell to an all-time low.

  • Greek govt talks fail, country closer to new vote

    Greek govt talks fail, country closer to new vote

    Deeply divided over the value of austerity measures, Greece's wrangling politicians have failed to form a new coalition government, leaving only one more meeting with the country's president before new elections are scheduled for June.

  • World stocks, Euro take European elections in stride

    World stocks, Euro take European elections in stride

    World markets took political upheaval in Europe largely in stride on Monday, a day after voters in Greece and France delivered strong mandates against austerity measures

  • Stock markets could stumble after France, Greece votes

    Stock markets could stumble after France, Greece votes

    Uncertainty about the path forward in Europe may mean a return to extreme market volatility. Greek voters on Sunday voted mostly for two parties that want to change the nation's international bailout terms or even overturn its rescue deal, according ...

  • Greece approves tough salary, pension cuts

    Greece approves tough salary, pension cuts

    Greece's Parliament late on Tuesday approved new cuts in public sector pensions and government spending required to secure a second package of international rescue loans.

  • Dollar rises against euro on Greek fears

    Dollar rises against euro on Greek fears

    The dollar rose against the euro Wednesday on fears that Greece won't be able to avoid a default.

  • Eurozone calls for tighter Greek surveillance

    Eurozone calls for tighter Greek surveillance

    European finance ministers insisted on much tighter oversight of Greece's spending and austerity efforts

  • Greece passes new austerity deal amid protests

    Greece passes new austerity deal amid protests

    Greek lawmakers on Monday approved harsh new austerity measures demanded by bailout creditors to save the debt-crippled nation from bankruptcy, after riots in Athens and other cities left stores looted and burned and more than 120 people hurt. The hi...

  • US stocks gain following latest Greek debt deal

    US stocks gain following latest Greek debt deal

    U.S. stocks rose Monday after Greece's parliament voted for spending cuts so it can get a bailout package.

  • Greece approves austerity to stay in eurozone

    Greece approves austerity to stay in eurozone

    Greece's parliament has approved an austerity and debt-relief bill, crucial for the country to avoid bankruptcy and remain in the eurozone. Lawmakers voted early Monday in favor of the bill that imposes harsh new austerity measures in return for a eu...

  • Greece: more ministers resign over austerity

    Greece: more ministers resign over austerity

    Two more Cabinet members have resigned in Greece to protest European Union demands for more austerity

  • Thousands protest austerity measures in Greece

    Thousands protest austerity measures in Greece

    Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures on Friday, a day after Greece's crucial international bailout was put in limbo by its partners in the 17-nation eurozone. Clashes ...

  • Greek debt deal: Leaders agree to new cuts

    Greek debt deal: Leaders agree to new cuts

    Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and his coalition partners have struck a deal on new cuts demanded by creditors to secure a vital euro 130 billion bailout. A spokeswoman for the prime minister's office says the agreement with the majority Social...

  • Greek party leaders seek deal as bankruptcy looms

    Greek party leaders seek deal as bankruptcy looms

    Greek leaders on Tuesday will seek an agreement on harsh cutbacks demanded to avoid looming bankruptcy.

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