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Greek parliament approves controversial new bailout measures

Greek lawmakers on Sunday adopted fresh cuts and tax hikes ahead of Tuesday`s Eurogroup meeting expected to unlock much-needed bailout funds for the debt-ridden country.

Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek lawmakers have adopted a controversial package of pension cuts and tax hikes despite mass public opposition, bowing to creditor demands in a bid to unlock the next tranche of badly-needed bailout funds.

Greek Parliament votes for Tsipras government

The Greek parliament passed a vote of confidence in favour of the second government of Alexis Tsipras.

ECB, Eurogroup give Greece breathing space after Athens vote

Eurozone ministers approved the launch of Greece bailout talks and the ECB boosted its cash lifeline to the crisis-hit country Thursday after lawmakers in Athens grudgingly passed a tough reform package demanded by creditors.

Greek parliament vote satisfies bailout deal terms: EU

"The authorities have legally implemented the first set of four measures agreed at the eurosummit in a timely and overall satisfactory manner," spokeswoman Annika Breidthardt told reporters.

Anti-austerity protesters rally at Greek parliament

Several hundred anti-austerity protesters, chanting slogans against the European Union and IMF, rallied near parliament in Athens on Sunday as a deepening crisis forced Greece`s leftist government to announce capital controls on the banking system.

Greek parliament approves referendum on bailout terms: Assembly

A proposed referendum on the latest offer of a deal made to Greece by its EU-IMF creditors was approved by a majority in the Greek parliament late Saturday night, according to the assembly`s count.

Tsipras, addressing parliament, calls for `emphatic no` to creditor proposals

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called in a speech to parliament Saturday for an "emphatic no to the ultimatum" issued by the country`s creditors in a bailout referendum proposed by his government for July 5.

EU to tell Greece time, patience running out

Euro zone leaders will tell Greece on Thursday that time and patience are running out for its leftist-led government to implement agreed reforms to avert a looming cash crunch that could force it out of the single currency.

Greece protests to Germany over Schaeuble comments: official

Greece protested Thursday to Germany over comments by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble deemed "condescending" towards his Greek counterpart Yanis Varoufakis, an official said.

Eurozone ministers push bailout extension for Greece

Eurozone ministers on Monday said a solution was near to avert a fresh crisis over Greek public finances, despite a fight over the government`s budget estimates that EU-IMF creditors believe are too optimistic.

Greece adopts bill to cut 15,000 civil servant jobs

The Greek parliament has voted to adopt a law that provides for the dismissal of 15,000 civil servants as part of austerity measures imposed by the country's international creditors.