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Greek lawmakers debate third bailout deal 14 August 2015, 08:08 CET
Greek lawmakers were preparing to vote Friday on the terms of the country's third international bailout since 2010, a deal which has split the ruling radical left Syriza party and met with a wary response in Berlin.

IMF awaits steps from Europe on Greek debt relief 14 August 2015, 00:47 CET
The International Monetary Fund said Thursday it wants Greece's European partners to decide on a package of debt relief before determining if it will take part in Athens' next bailout.

Google gets third extension to answer EU case 14 August 2015, 22:14 CET
Brussels has given Google an extension until the end of August to answer an anti-trust case alleging that it abuses its search engine's market dominance, says a company spokesman.

EU expects major increase in Greek debt in 2015, 2016: report 13 August 2015, 22:46 CET
The European Commission expects a major increase in Greece's debt over the next two years, the German daily Die Welt reported Thursday, claiming to have seen Brussels' latest analysis of the debt burden.

Greek ruling party heading for split as bailout vote looms 13 August 2015, 22:45 CET
Greece's ruling Syriza party was heading for a bitter split Thursday, with senior figures trading attacks as parliament prepared to approve the country's third international bailout.

Finland gives green light to Greek bailout 13 August 2015, 16:32 CET
Finland on Thursday gave its approval for a third eurozone bailout package for indebted Greece, with the proviso of numerous preconditions outlined by creditors, Finance Minister Alexander Stubb announced.

Finland gives green light to Greek bailout 13 August 2015, 15:07 CET
Finland on Thursday gave its approval for a third eurozone bailout package to save Greece from default, Finance Minister Alexander Stubb announced.

ECB worried about economic slowdown in China, minutes show 13 August 2015, 15:02 CET
The European Central Bank acknowledged Thursday that its governing council is concerned about the economic slowdown in China, even if the impact appears to be fairly limited for now.

Eurozone given bridge loan option for Greece: official 13 August 2015, 13:47 CET
Eurozone finance ministers meeting Friday to approve a third Greek bailout will also have on the table a bridging loan option to allow Athens to meet a debt repayment if there is no accord, the European Commission said.

Germany, France want details on Greek debt plan: Berlin 13 August 2015, 12:42 CET
Germany on Thursday said Berlin and Paris were seeking further information on Greece's plans to privatise parts of its economy before approving a third bailout package.

Greek lawmakers debate third bailout deal 13 August 2015, 22:42 CET
Greek lawmakers were preparing to vote Thursday on the terms of the country's third international bailout since 2010, which have split the ruling radical left Syriza party and met with a wary response in Berlin.

Colombian ship joins EU counter-piracy operation 12 August 2015, 23:17 CET
A Colombian navy patrol boat has joined the European Union's counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia, Spain's defence ministry, which leads the force, said Wednesday.

Germany to raise 'questions' on Greece draft deal at Eurogroup 12 August 2015, 18:22 CET
Germany plans to raise questions about a draft bailout deal between creditors and Greece at a Eurogroup meeting this week, the finance ministry said Wednesday.

Greece bailout deal 'will not work': Varoufakis 12 August 2015, 17:57 CET
Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on Wednesday warned that the latest bailout deal was doomed to fail despite Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras saying he was "confident" of ending economic uncertainty.

Eurozone finance ministers to meet Friday on Greek bailout deal 12 August 2015, 17:57 CET
Eurozone finance ministers will meet Friday to give their verdict on a third massive bailout deal for Greece, an official said Wednesday.

Finland to decide on Greek bailout quickly: minister 12 August 2015, 17:27 CET
Finland will examine the details of a third international bailout for Greece and take a position as soon as Thursday, Finance Minister Alexander Stubb has said.

Germany sceptical over Greek bailout deal backing despite Tsipras confidence 13 August 2015, 10:13 CET
Greek lawmakers will hold an emergency parliament session Thursday for a crucial vote on ratifying a hurriedly-concluded bailout deal, but Germany -- Europe's de facto paymaster -- has cast doubt on the agreement.

Greek PM confident of bailout deal backing 12 August 2015, 22:30 CET
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday he was confident that international creditors would back a framework bailout deal now being scrutinised by EU states and set for a parliamentary vote in Athens.

Greek economy to shrink 2.3% in 2015, 1.3% 2016: EU sources 12 August 2015, 13:42 CET
Greece will tumble back into deep recession this year and next, EU sources said Wednesday, as Athens implements a tough third debt rescue hammered out with its international creditors.

Greece, creditors fine-tune third bailout 12 August 2015, 11:31 CET
Athens and its creditors were set Wednesday to put the finishing touches to a third international bailout agreement aimed at saving Greece's stricken economy from collapse.

Greek parliament tables vote on bailout deal 12 August 2015, 22:32 CET
Greece's parliament tabled a crucial vote on ratifying the text of a third international bailout agreement between Athens and its creditors late Tuesday, the parliament said on its website.

Text of agreement with creditors submitted for Greek parliament vote 12 August 2015, 03:47 CET
The Greek parliament late Tuesday tabled a crucial vote on the text of an international bailout agreement between Athens and its creditors, the parliament said on its website.

EU says escalation in eastern Ukraine violates Minsk peace deal 11 August 2015, 22:22 CET
Mounting attacks in government-held areas of eastern Ukraine violate a February peace deal with pro-Russian separatists, the EU said Tuesday.

Finland urges caution on Greece negotiations 11 August 2015, 20:17 CET
Finland said Tuesday more work needed to be done on a third international bailout deal for Greece worth 85 billion euros ($94 billion).

WikiLeaks raising reward funds for info on US-EU trade deal 11 August 2015, 21:23 CET
WikiLeaks has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise a 100,000 euro reward for anyone leaking insider information on a proposed free-trade deal between the United States and European Union.