Greek crisis

 
[Video]Between a rock and a tragic place
[Video]Between a rock and a tragic place
Eskom is refused an electricity hike, while Greece has to decide if it wants to leave the eurozone.
Canny Greeks resort to retail therapy of another kind
Canny Greeks resort to retail therapy of another kind
It has been a busy day at the market in downtown Volos. Angeliki Ioanitou has sold a decent quantity of olive oil and soap, and her friend Maria has...
Greek public health policies 'punish those most at risk'
Greek public health policies 'punish those most at risk'
A strategy that ignores the root causes of disease outbreaks and penalises those most at risk.Reveka Papadopoulou, the general director...
Greece's arms spree ends in defeat
Greece's arms spree ends in defeat
How could a set of such mismatched economies hope in the longer term to be served by a common currency when the essence of how modern economies...
Enraged Greeks round on unsympathetic Lagarde
Enraged Greeks round on unsympathetic Lagarde
Less than a month before the crisis-hit country heads to the polls.Greece is mired in an ever-worsening recession featuring cutbacks...
In tough times, Greeks bear gifts
In tough times, Greeks bear gifts
Spyros Gkelis, a smart and hard-working biology lecturer from Thessaloniki, sees it like this. "If someone shoves you," he said, "you know, like...
Gordhan's cautious lead
Gordhan's cautious lead
As the Greek debt crisis escalated last month we drew some gloomy conclusions about its potential impact on the South African economy and called on...
Greece's recovery plan an economic death spiral
Greece's recovery plan an economic death spiral
The International Monetary Fund has a clear idea about what is wrong with Greece. The eurozone's weakest link has a serious fiscal problem, with...
Anger engulfs Athens
Anger engulfs Athens
At 2.03pm on Wednesday, on the third floor of a neoclassical building in the heart of Athens, three people died -- and Greece changed.
EU, IMF agree $1-trillion emergency fund
EU, IMF agree $1-trillion emergency fund
Global policymakers unleashed an emergency rescue package worth about $1-trillion to stabilise world financial markets and prevent the Greek debt...
New regulations likely as US probes big stock dive
New regulations likely as US probes big stock dive
President Barack Obama said on Friday that regulators would look for ways to prevent a repeat of Thursday's mysterious stock market meltdown,...

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