Greece moved to end its protracted political impasse Wednesday, swearing in a new prime minister to lead a largely pro-bailout coalition tasked with saving the country's place in the eurozone and easing a European financial crisis with global repercussions.
On Tuesday, in "Complete Humiliation: Greek Parliament Pressed To ‘Approve’ German 'Coup'", we said that every lawmaker in Athens is now fully aware of the fact that what has happened to Greece is nothing short of a ruthless political coup executed by Germany.
The euro-area economy grew faster than analysts forecast in the third quarter as Germany and France rebounded and Greece showed some signs of revival.
Gross domestic product increased 0.2% from the previous period, when it rose 0.1%, Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office in Luxembourg, said Friday. That’s more than the median of 39 estimates in a Bloomberg News survey for 0.1%.
Brussels (AFP) - Eurozone ministers handed Greece an ultimatum to request an extension to its bailout programme on Monday after crunch talks collapsed, deepening a bitter stand-off that risks seeing Athens bid farewell to the euro.