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  • Riot policemen are seen during clashes in Athens, Greece July 15, 2015. Greek anti-establishment protesters threw dozens of petrol bombs at police in front of parliament on Wednesday ahead of a key vote on a bailout deal, in some of the most serious violence in over two years. Police responded with tear gas, sending hundreds of people fleeing in central Syntagma Square.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis - RTX1KFR8
    July 15, 2015  

    The austerity bill struck to earn Greece a new bailout and stay in the Eurozone was approved by that nation’s Parliament, but not without stiff opposition from members of the prime minister’s own party. Protesters condemned the austerity bill, clashing with police. Meanwhile, an IMF report has raised doubt about the implementation. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. Continue reading

  • Anti-austerity 'No' voters celebrate in front of the Greek parliament in Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015. Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" on Sunday in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro.   REUTERS/Marko Djurica  - RTX1J4CI
    July 5, 2015  

    Greek voters rejected the terms of the European bailout plan in the country’s first national referendum since 1974. PBS NewsHour special correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Athens with more on where the country goes from here. Continue reading

  • "No" supporters celebrate on a street in central in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015. Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" on Sunday in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro. REUTERS/Marko Djurica - RTX1J4HW
    July 5, 2015   BY News Desk 

    Greeks have voted overwhelmingly to reject bailout terms offered by Greece’s international creditors Continue reading

  • Supporters of Greece and of the 'NO' campaign applaud a speaker at the 'Greek solidarity festival' in Trafalgar Square, London, Britain, July 4, 2015.  The event was held in support of the people of Greece and the cancellation of debt, ahead of their referendum on Sunday. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls - RTX1J052
    July 4, 2015  

    The results of a nationwide vote Sunday could keep Greece’s debt-ridden economy afloat, or cut off desperately-needed financial support from its Eurozone lenders. PBS NewsHour special correspondent Malcolm Brabant has been reporting from Athens on the Greek financial crisis all week. As Europe awaits the highly-anticipated results of the referendum, Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan with the latest on the mood in Greece. Continue reading

  • A Greek national flag flutters atop a building as dark clouds fill the sky in Athens, Greece, June 30, 2015. Greece's conservative opposition warned on Tuesday that Sunday's vote over international bailout terms would be a referendum over the country's future in Europe, and that wages and pensions would be threatened if people were to reject the package.    REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis  - RTX1IH7S
    June 30, 2015  

    An 11th-hour attempt by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to extend its debt bailout failed to stop the country from becoming the first developed nation to miss a payment to the IMF. In Athens, thousands rallied outside Parliament, urging a yes vote in the upcoming national referendum on working out a deal and staying in the Eurozone. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. Continue reading

  • People line up at an ATM outside a National Bank branch in Athens, Greece early June 27, 2015.  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum on bailout demands from foreign creditors on Saturday, rejecting an "ultimatum" from lenders and putting a deal that could determine Greece's future in Europe to a risky popular vote. Photo by Yiannis Panagopoulos/Eurokinissi/Reuters
    June 27, 2015   BY Daniel Costa-Roberts 

    More than one in three ATMs in Greece ran out of cash at some point Saturday as banks struggled to provide enough euro banknotes to keep the machines running while Greeks scrambled to withdraw money. Continue reading

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    April 9, 2015  

    Europe is climbing out of a recession, but not all countries are recovering at the same pace. France and Greece lag behind countries like Germany and the United Kingdom. According to the International Monetary Fund, the global economy may be stuck in a long period of low growth and high unemployment. Judy Woodruff reports on what’s on the agenda for upcoming meetings at the IMF. Continue reading

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    April 9, 2015  

    Future economic growth has been seriously affected by the scars of the financial crisis, says IMF head Christine Lagarde. But, she says, “the new mediocre” can be avoided with the right steps.Judy Woodruff interviews Lagarde about reforming the Greek economy, how aging countries can tap labor potential and China’s efforts to a create a bank to fund infrastructure in developing countries. Continue reading

  • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for a ministerial meeting at the parliament in Athens on Feb. 24. Eurozone finance ministers approved a list of reforms proposed by Greece in return for a bailout extension. Photo by Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images
    February 24, 2015   BY Larisa Epatko 

    Eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday accepted reform proposals offered by Greece to extend its bailout program by four more months. Continue reading

  • Greece's Finance Minister Varoufakis gives a news conference after an extraordinary euro zone finance ministers meeting in Brussels
    February 20, 2015  

    Greece received a four-month bailout aid extension deal, easing some worries about the global economy after tense negotiations over austerity measures and giving the Greek economy some temporary breathing room. Judy Woodruff speaks with David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the terms of the agreement and which side has more leverage. Continue reading

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