Tag: Varoufakis

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Stournaras comments on capital controls and Varoufakis

makis - Oct 12, 2016

A large part of the money that was taken out of the banks between December 2014, when early elections were called after a President could not be…

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Varoufakis: “I will soon publicize the Eurogroup records”

makis - Jul 27, 2016

The former Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis has announced that he intends to publicize the records of the Eurogroup meetings he attended during his tenure and that…

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ND renews call for Plan X inquiry as Galbraith points to PM’s role

chris1 - Jul 10, 2016

Greece’s conservative opposition has reiterated a demand for a parliamentary inquiry into the events leading up to the country’s third bailout agreement and, in particular, the so-called…

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Regling: Varoufakis cost Greece 100 billion euros

Panos - Jun 23, 2016

The head of the European Stability Mechanism Klaus Regling, who was recently in Athens, gave an interview for SKAI, where he estimated that the first Tsipras government,…

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Varoufakis allegedly ‘threatened’ European creditors with a Grexit

makis - May 13, 2016

The former Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis claimed that he threatened Greece’s European creditors with a departure from the Eurozone, with the agreement of Prime Minister Alexis…

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Varoufakis rallies anti labour reform protesters in Paris

Sokratis - Apr 17, 2016

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Saturday addressed opponents of the French government's workplace reforms at a protest in Paris, telling them the planned changes would…

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Varoufakis advising Corbyn’s Labour “in some capacity”

Panos - Feb 29, 2016

The leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, has revealed that former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is advising the British social democrats “in some capacity.” Corbyn…

GREECE
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Why Varoufakis wants to stop his former nemesis

makis - Feb 17, 2016

If Yanis Varoufakis was going to make a comeback, it had to be in the German capital. Varoufakis, who resigned as Greece’s finance minister last summer rather…

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Varoufakis: Tsipras surrendered – There is no doubt I failed

makis - Feb 10, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis launched a pan-European movement “Democracy in Europe Movement 2025″ (Diem25) in Berlin on Tuesday. The even was held at the historic…

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“The government is collectively responsible for Varoufakis”

makis - Jan 29, 2016

From the stand in Parliament, the Minister of Finances Euclid Tsakalotos commented on the recent interviews given by his predecessor Yanis Stournaras on his tenure in office.…

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Grexit choice explored last year but Tsipras was not convinced

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

Before reaching an agreement with lenders last July, the SYRIZA-led government explored a number of options regarding alternative sources of funding and even actively examined the logistics…

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Varoufakis to launch a new political movement

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his plans to launch his new political movement called The Democracy in Europe Movement 2025, or DiEM25 next month in…