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Renee Maltezou

Renee Maltezou

    Greece to default without aid from lenders
    Greece to default without aid from lenders
    Greece will not be able to pay the International Monetary Fund on June 5 unless foreign lenders disburse more aid to the debt-ridden country.
    Hostile reception to Greece's request for loan extension
    Hostile reception to Greece's request for loan extension
    EU paymaster Germany criticised the Greek proposal as "not a substantial solution" as it failed to fulfil bailout conditions.
    Austerity vote rallies Greek masses on strike day two
    Austerity vote rallies Greek masses on strike day two
    Day two of protests in Greece have seen demonstrators march to Parliament against austerity measures required by the IMF and the European Union.
    Greek police clash with austerity protesters
    Greek police clash with austerity protesters
    Greek police with teargas and batons fought hooded youths near Parliament on Tuesday as violence broke out at a rally against anti-austerity measures.
    Greeks rage against austerity while EU squabbles
    Greeks rage against austerity while EU squabbles
    Greeks raged against a wave of austerity on Wednesday after finance ministers failed to agree how to make private creditors contribute to a bailout.
    Greek police clash with anti-austerity protesters
    Greek police clash with anti-austerity protesters
    Protesters clashed with police and set fire to cars and a hotel in Athens on Wednesday as tens of thousands marched against austerity measures.
    Fears of Greek contagion sweep global markets
    Fears of Greek contagion sweep global markets
    Greece's economic crisis sent shivers of fear through global markets on Thursday over concern it could spread like wildfire through Europe and beyond.
    Nigerian leader Yar'Adua dies
    Nigerian leader Yar'Adua dies
    Nigeria president Umaru Yar'Adua has died, an official at his office confirmed late on Wednesday.