Margaret Warner reports on Ireland's debt woes and talks with new Prime Minister Enda Kenny about his country's struggle to revive a once-thriving economy.
As part of his ongoing series of reports making sense of financial news, Paul Solman talks with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou about the country's debt crisis and its impacts on the global economic recovery.
In other news Thursday, rescue workers searched for dozens of workers underground after an explosion rocked the San Fernando Mine in Amaga, Colombia, killing 16. Also, European Union leaders adopted new sanctions against Iran and its nuclear program.
Gwen Ifill talks to John Lipsky, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, about the $1 trillion aid package to steady Greece and insulate other eurozone countries from a spreading debt crisis.
As police in Greece used teargas to control new protests late Thursday, U.S. markets went into a wild ride for a few hours. Judy Woodruff examines the possible links and other potential causes for the market unrest with a reporter…
Stocks plunged then rallied slightly as concerns grew that Greece's ongoing debt crisis would impact the global financial recovery. Also, a possible technical glitch was being investigated by market officials. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Riots erupted in Athens in response to Greece's plans to adopt harsh cuts and taxes to fix its debt crisis. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News gives an update on the unrest and a bank fire that killed three people.
Protests in Athens turned violent over Greece's plans to adopt austerity measures to help keep the country from defaulting on its debt. Margaret Warner talks to reporter John Psaropoulos in Greece about the reactions on the ground to the riots…
The European Union and the International Monetary Fund have made progress in securing a rescue package to keep Greece from defaulting on its debt, as citizens protested the stark austerity measures the government is considering. Margaret Warner reports.
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