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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses lawmakers during a parliamentary session before a vote of tax and pension reforms in Athens, Greece, May 8, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greek Parliament Pushes Through Austerity Measures

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been forced once again to defend a decision by the country’s parliament to approve pension and tax reforms — necessary changes to unlock more bailout funds from the country’s international creditors.

May 9, 2016

Thomas Piketty: Germany’s Position On Greek Debt A ‘Huge Joke’

Thomas Piketty is calling out Germany, describing the country’s strident moral position on Greece’s debt as hypocritical and a “huge joke.”

July 7, 2015
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Germans See Dim Prospects For Reaching New Greece Bailout Deal

Merkel has long said she wants to see Greece remain in the eurozone, but “not at any price.”

July 6, 2015

IMF Sees Modest, Uneven Growth In Global Economy

Global economic growth is likely to remain modest and highly uneven, and the longer-term prospects are even more sobering, according to the International Monetary Fund.

April 14, 2015

Prosecutors Leak: We May Have Screwed Up The DSK Case

The New York Times, which had owned the story of IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest on rape charges and had been a favored venue of damaging leaks from police and prosecutors, reported a different kind of leak late Thursday night: the Manhattan District Attorney’s office now believes its case is falling apart because problems with […]

July 1, 2011