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German lawmakers back Greek bailout talks

...next Wednesday.Among the changes announced, Tsipras replaced Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis and Alternate Finance Minister Nadia Valavani, and ousted Alternate Social Security Minister Dimitris Stratoulis, all of whom had voted against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-17/german-lawmakers-back-gree
Global markets fall sharply after Greek 'no' vote

...analysts are crediting to the resignation of the Greek finance minister, which might help bailout talks resume.In Sunday's...for progress in the talks grew Monday after Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis quit. His replacement, who has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-06/global-markets-fall-sharply-
No deal on Greek proposal as its bailout is about to expire; country set to default on IMF loans

...was no way they could reach a deal before the deadline."It would be crazy to extend the program," said Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who heads the eurozone finance ministers' body known as the eurogroup. "So that cannot happen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/no-deal-greek-proposal-its
Europe calls emergency summit over Greece

...Greece and its creditors are as strained as at any time since Athens was first bailed out five years ago.Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis acknowledged that relations have reached a low point."There is a lack of trust in the eurogroup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/europe-calls-emergency-sum
Greece, EU executive clash on austerity claims; uncertainty keeps markets nervous

...in the eurozone," she said. "And I am applying myself to this task."Germany's Bild newspaper quoted Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis as saying he wasn't planning to present any new proposals at Thursday's meeting of the eurozone's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-16/greece-eu-executive-clash-
Finance minister: cost of Olympics far greater than expected

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's new finance minister says the cost of hosting the Olympics was higher than expected, and the rewards less than Greece anticipated. Giorgos Alogoskoufis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/31/oly_417427.shtml
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German finance minister steps down

BONN, Germany -- Germany's finance minister resigned today in an apparent power struggle with Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder over economic policy. The move came a day after...

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Japanese finance minister outlines plans to keep recovery going

...trade agreements and stable currency rates, the finance minister said Thursday. "Closed domestic policies are not enough to respond to a globalizing economy," Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki said in a speech at the Foreign...

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With a week to go before bailout ends, Greece and European creditors reach deal on extension

...ground again," said Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the eurozone's top official, after the meeting in Brussels.Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said the deal allows both Greece and Europe "to turn a page. ... As of today, we are beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/week-go-bailout-ends-greec
Europe gives Greece ultimatum on bailout

...were getting back was a nebulous promise of some flexibility that wasn't specified," Varoufakis said.Malta's finance minister, Edward Scicluna, worried about the implications of a failure by Athens to request an extension: "Then we won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-16/europe-gives-greece-ultima