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Photos of the Financial Crisis That Devastated Greece a Year Ago

It's been exactly one year since the Greek Bailout Referendum.
Panagiotis Maidis, Alexia Tsagkari, Words: Elektra Kotso
7.6.16
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What European Countries Were Hoping For—and What They Actually Got—at the EU Summit

Weirdly the whole circus wasn't just about the competing egos of David Cameron and Boris Johnson.
Gavin Haynes
2.22.16
Europe

Greek Party Syriza Is Supporting Mass Protests Against Its Own Government

Major Greek unions have called a 24-hour strike and demonstrations in protest at austerity measures agreed by Syriza in exchange for fresh bailout funds. And the Syriza government is right behind them.
Reuters and VICE News
11.12.15
Europe

Alexis Tsipras Returns to Power in Greece With Strong Election Victory

Greek voters ensured that the charismatic leftist will remain the country’s dominant political figure despite caving to European demands for a bailout he once opposed.
Reuters News Agency
9.20.15
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We Went to Former Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras’ Rally in Athens

The rally, held in historic Syntagma Square, was literally painted red with SYRIZA flags and shirts, albeit not as many as January's final rally or the 'No' rally prior to July's referendum.
Panagiotis Maidis, Text: Pavlos Toumpekis
9.19.15
Europe

Greek Prime Minister Has Announced His Resignation

Greece's third bailout was approved by German and Dutch parliamentarians on Wednesday. This week has also seen the Syriza-led government make move further towards their first privatization deal.
Sally Hayden
8.20.15
Europe

A German Company Will Control 14 Greek Airports as Bailout Conditions Force Privatization

Fraport AG, which runs Frankfurt Airport, is set to buy rights to the airports for 40 years in an agreement worth 1.23 billion euros ($1.37 billion).
VICE News
8.19.15
Europe

Greece Approves Creditors' Reforms to Protest on the Streets

Lawmakers voted 230-63 in favor of the another round of creditor-demanded measures. Before the debate got underway, about 10,000 people demonstrated outside parliament.
VICE News
7.23.15
Europe

Banks Have Reopened in Greece, but Almost Everything Has Become More Expensive

Higher prices have taken effect, with taxes rising on basic goods including meats, cooking oils, coffee, tea, salt, flowers, firewood, fertilizer, insecticides, sanitary towels, and condoms.
VICE News
7.20.15
Europe

Greek Lawmakers Approve Bailout as Angry Protesters Clash With Riot Police

Greece's Parliament voted to approve tough new austerity measures despite a protest in Athens that involved Molotov cocktails, stun grenades, and tear gas.
Omaira Gill
7.15.15
Europe

'We’re Meeting a Man with a Fuck-Off Huge Projector': Meet the Europeans Standing in Solidarity with Greece

While Greece is under pressure from Europe's major institutions and major creditors, normal people across the continent are showing support for the their Greek counterparts. VICE News met some of them.
Oscar Rickett
7.15.15
Europe

Possible Greece Bailout Deal Emerges as Pro-European Greeks Rally in Athens

Greece's European creditors are now evaluating a new bailout proposal of $59 billion, which may stop a possible 'Grexit' from the Eurozone. On Thursday, pro-euro protestors gathered in Athens.
Andrew Connelly
7.10.15
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