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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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Nigeria president Umaru Yar'Adua has died, an official at his office confirmed late on Wednesday.

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