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In our news wrap Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to rally his Syriza party to back a new austerity bill. Paul Mason of Independent Television News reports on the hesitation, and outright rebellion, among many lawmakers. Also, attorneys…
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…
The European Union has demanded that Greece agree to an extension bailout program by Friday or risk losing assistance altogether. The Greek finance minister called the plan absurd, but did not rule out a deal. Without an agreement, the current…
The results of upcoming elections in Greece could be critical to all of Europe, potentially setting up a showdown between a leftist Greek government and the German-led E.U. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with former U.S. Ambassador Nicholas Burns about the state…
Greek voters, facing high unemployment and an unstable economy, are heading to the polls to select a new president. But the results could have an impact that goes beyond Greece. The leader of the favored leftist party wants to renegotiate…
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