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ECB leaves emergency liquidity for Greece unchanged 29 July 2015, 15:27 CET
The European Central Bank decided Wednesday to leave its emergency credit lifeline for Greece unchanged, said a source close to the decision who asked not to be identified.

Disneyland Paris rejects price discrimination claim 29 July 2015, 15:22 CET
Disneyland Paris on Wednesday denied allegations that it overcharges customers from certain countries a day after the European Commission said it had launched a probe.

Greek PM warns hardliners with snap vote to approve reforms 29 July 2015, 14:32 CET
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday said he would hold early elections if hardliners in his party continued to resist an unpopular new bailout deal that promised debt relief.

EU probes Disneyland Paris for alleged price discrimination 29 July 2015, 10:41 CET
The European Union said Tuesday it is probing whether Disneyland Paris is overcharging customers from certain countries in breach of the bloc's laws.

Iran's Zarif has 'no concern' about nuclear deal 29 July 2015, 10:15 CET
Iran's foreign minister moved Tuesday to dismiss speculation that his country's nuclear deal with major powers could hit difficulties, saying he had "no concern or worry" about its implementation.

EU moves toward protecting Cyprus's halloumi cheese 28 July 2015, 18:40 CET
A Cypriot cheese, known as halloumi in Greek and hellim in Turkish, moved closer to winning EU legal protection Tuesday when the European Commission published an application to register the names.

Creditor audit chiefs head to Greece to oversee bailout 28 July 2015, 18:43 CET
The head representatives of Greece's international creditors will return to Athens for the first time in nearly a year to oversee work on the country's new bailout, a finance ministry source said Tuesday.

EU slams 'false' Varoufakis claims on Greece 28 July 2015, 18:43 CET
The EU on Tuesday sharply denied claims by Greece's ex-finance minister Yanis Varoufakis that creditors overseeing Greece's bailout also controlled the country's tax agency.

Top EU diplomat due in Iran for nuclear deal talks 28 July 2015, 11:07 CET
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini was due in Tehran Tuesday for talks on implementing this month's historic nuclear deal between Iran and the major powers.

Nigeria's Buhari to visit Cameroon for talks on Boko Haram 28 July 2015, 01:12 CET
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to neighbouring Cameroon on Wednesday for talks with that country's President Paul Biya on combatting the regional threat from Boko Haram, Nigerian officials said.

Saudi FM slams 'aggressive' Iran comments 28 July 2015, 11:33 CET
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Monday denounced "aggressive statements" by Iran, intensifying the verbal sparring between the regional rivals following a global deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.

EU foreign chief in Saudi for talks on Iran, Yemen 27 July 2015, 20:12 CET
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini held talks in Saudi Arabia Monday to explain the agreement she helped broker on Iran's nuclear programme, and to push for an end to Yemen's war.

EU suspends sale of 700 generic drugs made in India 28 July 2015, 18:39 CET
European Union nations have until August 20 to suspend the sale of some 700 generic drugs made in India, the European Commission confirmed on Monday.

Greek PM to take on party critics over unpopular bailout 27 July 2015, 21:32 CET
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday set the scene for a bruising showdown with his critics by demanding a congress at his ruling Syriza party to tackle a brewing revolt over an unpopular EU-IMF bailout.

Secret 'parallel' money plan clouds start of Greek bailout talks 27 July 2015, 22:38 CET
The Greek government and its international creditors began work on a mammoth new bailout Monday overshadowed by revelations that Greece's ex-finance minister Yanis Varoufakis had been secretly planning for a parallel system of liquidity.

Bad loans could sink Cyprus recovery: lenders 27 July 2015, 17:41 CET
Cyprus is making progress on its bailout reform commitments but bad bank loans could derail a fledgling recovery, international lenders said on Monday.

Osborne says 'win-win' scenario possible in EU talks 28 July 2015, 11:38 CET
Britain's finance minister said Monday he believed a "win-win" solution was possible to reform the EU ahead of his country's in-out referendum, as he kicked off a tour of European capitals.

Varoufakis 'parallel' currency ploy sparks uproar in Greece 27 July 2015, 16:03 CET
Revelations by Greece's flamboyant former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis of secret plans for a parallel currency have sparked uproar in the country as the embattled leftist government on Monday began to rebuild tattered trust with its international creditors.

EU foreign chief due in Saudi for talks on Iran, Yemen 27 July 2015, 14:52 CET
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini was due in Saudi Arabia on Monday to explain the agreement she helped broker on Iran's nuclear programme, and to push for an end to Yemen's war.

ECB board member Coeure says Greek debt needs restructuring 27 July 2015, 15:06 CET
ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure said Monday it is no longer a matter of debate that Greece will need its debt restructured and called for greater political integration of the eurozone.

Greece, creditor talks in Athens have started: EU 27 July 2015, 12:57 CET
Representatives of Greece's EU-IMF creditors have arrived in Athens and immediately started talks with Greek authorities on a third bailout package for the debt-wracked government, the EU said Monday.

EU takes France to court over Ryanair aid 28 July 2015, 11:37 CET
The EU referred France to the European Court of Justice on Monday for failing to recover nearly 10 million euros in illegal state aid received by low-cost airlines Ryanair and Transavia.

Britain's Osborne pushes EU reform in Paris 27 July 2015, 10:23 CET
Britain's finance minister was Monday to push the case for European Union reform as he kicked off a European roadshow with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership next year.

A frosty welcome for Greece's hated creditors 27 July 2015, 05:27 CET
In Greece, hospitality is a concept as old as the Acropolis. But the country's hated creditors cannot expect the usual warm welcome when they arrive this week to thrash out a third huge international bailout.

Greece's headache: how to lift the capital controls? 26 July 2015, 11:13 CET
It is just the headache Greece's government does not need right now: how can it loosen the capital controls that are shielding its banks, but strangling the rest of the economy?