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French President Francois Hollande restated his country's support for debt-stricken Greece Saturday, but stressed that it must live up to its reform commitments.

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Greece's bond auction to test resolveupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 20:16:00

Greece plans to raise about ?6bn of short-term funds this week from local banks after its eurozone partners turned down a request for a bridge loan to repay a bond held by the European Central Bank that matures later this month.

Greece hopeful for boost in tourismupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 06:03:00

Greek tourism minister Olga Kefalogianni says Greece is back to business and hoping for a boost in tourism.

Greece agrees ?11.5bn spending cutsupdated: Wed Aug 01 2012 21:08:00

Greece's three-party coalition has reached agreement on ?11.5bn of spending cuts over the next two years after the socialist party leader dropped objections to further planned reductions in pensions and public sector wages.

With global instability, who wants to be a tourist?updated: Fri Jul 20 2012 08:57:00

A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug wars in Mexico. Olympic security failures in England.

Quest: Why survival of the eurozone depends on leaders spinning platesupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 11:56:00

I have often thought of European officials as the proverbial "plate spinners" from the circus. Those talented artists who balance spinning plates on sticks, ever increasing the number of sticks, rushing from one to the other, giving them a tug and pull to keep them moving, always aware that if they are too slow or too fast, one of the plates will crash to the ground.

Greece: After the Electionupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 11:56:00

Former Greek PM George Papandreou feels a coalition can be achieved. He talks to CNN's John Defterios in Athens.

Greece versus Germany: Fight for pride shifts from summit to pitch updated: Fri Jun 22 2012 09:55:00

Whether or not we witness a "Grexit" from the Euro 2012 football on Friday night, it is surely a delicious irony that Greece and Germany are squared up.

Moody's bank downgrade: What it meansupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 02:34:00

CNN's Ali Velshi talks to Wolf Blitzer about what it really means for account holders amid the recent Moody's downgrade.

Explainer: The power of credit rating agenciesupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 02:34:00

The health of several of the world's biggest banks has been called into question following the decision by Moody's to downgrade their credit ratings.

Greece vs. Germany: More than a gameupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 13:45:00

The Greek heroics in Euro 2004 have now become part of folklore as Greece tries to outwit the German giants of football.

Greece's Samaras insists politics and football don't mixupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 12:41:00

Greece striker Giorgios Samaras says the team's players are blocking out the political overtones of Friday's Euro 2012 quarterfinal against Germany.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Eyes on the Fedupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 08:18:00

U.S. stocks were headed for a modestly higher open Wednesday following news that Greece has formed a coalition government.

What's next for ailing Greece after the latest vote?updated: Mon Jun 18 2012 07:13:00

Greece has been at the heart of the European debt crisis -- and its weekend election was a critical test of the 17-country eurozone's ability to retain its common currency. The pro-bailout New Democracy party narrowly won most votes and claimed "a victory for all Europe," while the anti-austerity left-wing party Syriza a close second; the socialist Pasok party, which held power until late last year, came third.

'Greece saves Europe:' How press reacted to the voteupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 01:40:00

The election in Greece of a pro-bailout party induced a huge sigh of relief well beyond Athens and plenty of press reaction that veered between cautious optimism and weary angst.

Greek vote lifts Asian marketsupdated: Sun Jun 17 2012 23:09:00

Asian markets were lifted in early trade after a victory for Greece's center-right, pro-bailout New Democracy party in crucial weekend elections.

CNNMoney: Greece: What's at stake in the electionupdated: Sun Jun 17 2012 07:34:00

Greek voters will have a second chance Sunday to elect a government that can hopefully pull the nation back from the brink.

As economic crisis bites, Greece's children pay the priceupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 11:44:00

Imagine abandoning your own children because you can't afford to feed and clothe them. It's a parent's nightmare that in Greece, mired in economic crisis, is increasingly becoming reality.

Greece prepares for crucial electionupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 11:29:00

People in Greece weighed their options Saturday as they prepared to vote in a pivotal election that could determine the debt-stricken country's future in the eurozone and have an impact on the global economy.

Greeks divided on Euro austerity demandsupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 00:14:00

CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the uncertainty in Greece surrounding the growing demand for austerity measures.

The rise and fall of the euroupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 15:07:00

Just one decade after the European single currency was launched amid fanfare and fireworks, its future looks uncertain as the debt crisis that engulfed Greece, Ireland and Portugal threatens the entire bloc -- and the wider global economy.

Soccer Live: Day Fiveupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 17:23:00

CNN's live-blogging coverage of the Euro 2012 Group A matches between Greece and Czech Republic and co-hosts Poland and Russia.

SI.com: Raphael Honigstein: Three thoughts: Czech Republic exploits Greece weakness in 2-1 victoryupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 16:33:00

Three thoughts after the Czech Republic's 2-1 win over Greece in Wroclaw, Poland.

Fast-starting Czechs see off Greeceupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 14:10:00

Czech Republic kept their European Championship hopes alive and left Greece on the brink of elimination with a deserved victory in Wroclaw.

Could this be Holland's year?updated: Tue Jun 12 2012 14:10:00

For all of Holland's great players the footballing giants have not won the European Championship since 1988.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: Euro 2012 Tournament Previewupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 16:52:00

There really is no argument at this point: The European Championship is the most competitive high-level soccer tournament in the world, even more so than the World Cup. When Euro 2012 starts on Friday with Poland-Greece (ESPN, noon ET) and Russia-Czech Republic (ESPN, 2:45 p.m. ET), every team will bring something to the table. The tournament has only 16 national teams (at least until it moves to 24 in four years), and so it's possible to have a first-round group of Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Denmark, four teams in the top 10 of the FIFA world rankings.

CNNMoney: Investors focus on Spain and Greeceupdated: Tue Jun 05 2012 08:48:00

U.S. stocks could face another rocky session, as investors await the latest discussions on how to solve Europe's debt crisis.

SI.com: Jonathan Wilson: Euro 2012 Preview: Greeceupdated: Mon Jun 04 2012 14:14:00

Greece went 24 years from its first qualification before its next appearance in the final stages of the European Championship but, since its shock victory in Portugal in 2004, it has been ever-present in the finals. Otto Rehhagel, the coach who oversaw that triumph, finally left in 2010 to be replaced by the Portuguese manager Fernando Santos, named Greek coach of the last decade for his work with Panathinaikos, AEK and PAOK. But the method hasn't much changed.

CNNMoney: Stocks to get a boost on overseas hopesupdated: Tue May 29 2012 09:09:00

U.S. stocks could get a lift Tuesday from growing hopes that Greece might avoid an exit from the eurozone, and that China might soon announce a stimulus package for its slowing economy.

More talks, no solution for Greeceupdated: Mon May 28 2012 12:57:00

Eurozone leaders fail to agree on jointly-underwritten eurobonds.

What if Greece can't manage payback?updated: Mon May 28 2012 12:57:00

According to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, it is payback time for Greece.

Rehn: Euro is better off with Greeceupdated: Sun May 27 2012 21:37:00

CNN's Richard quest talks to the European Commission's Ollie Rehn about the euro being better off with Greece.

Greece warned of public finances collapseupdated: Sun May 27 2012 21:37:00

Greece's public finances could collapse as early as next month, leaving salaries and pensions unpaid unless a stable government emerges from the June 17 election, according to Lucas Papademos, the technocrat prime minister who left office after this month's inconclusive vote.

A Greece euro exit could make Lehman's collapse 'look like a tea party'updated: Fri May 25 2012 07:49:00

The wheels are coming off the wagon. The fat lady is about to sing. The proverbial is about to hit the fan. It doesn't matter which saying you use, the facts are inescapable. Greece's membership of the eurozone is untenable under the current conditions and everyone knows it. Some like Hungary's finance minister say openly Greece will leave the euro. The only question is what catalyst will force it out and when. The nearest deadline to hand is the country's June 17th elections, when the Greek voters will decide whether to support parties who will adhere to the bailout agreements or those who want to tear them up.

Opinion: Greeks prefer Europe to its own politiciansupdated: Wed May 23 2012 17:10:00

Rather than getting ready to attract more tourists in its high season, Greece is headed toward the polls again on June 17. In the midst of domestic political uncertainty, more and more outside observers agree that "Grexit" -- the prospect of Greece leaving the euro -- has become inevitable.

Barroso: Greece has received plentyupdated: Wed May 23 2012 17:10:00

The president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, says Greece has received plenty of assistance.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Focus on Greece, growth and techupdated: Wed May 23 2012 08:57:00

U.S. stocks face a tough road Wednesday as investors worry about Greece leaving the eurozone and a slowdown in Asian economies. Technology stocks may come under pressure after Dell reported weak sales, sending its shares plunging nearly 13% in premarket trading.

CNNMoney: Stocks set to reboundupdated: Mon May 21 2012 08:32:00

U.S. stocks were poised to rebound Monday, after closing out one of the worst weeks of the year, as investors pinned their hopes on European leaders' abilities to manage the continent's debt crisis.

Does Spain deserve its financial battering?updated: Fri May 18 2012 10:43:00

The events of the past few weeks have made increasingly probable what was once considered impossible: Greece may exit the euro.

'Sacrificed for a future that never came': Family tragedy tells the story of Greeceupdated: Fri May 18 2012 07:12:00

The bank where she died in Athens is still shrouded in green tarpaulin and boarded off with corrugated iron. Graffiti scrawled in black across the front reads: "Traitors" and "killers."

Fear and confusion rule as Greece faces uncertain futureupdated: Thu May 17 2012 09:20:00

Confusion, fear, frustration -- emotions are running high among Greece's people as they face the prospect of new elections next month and massive uncertainty over the country's economic future.

CNNMoney: Wall Street struggles in the face of Europeupdated: Thu May 17 2012 09:00:00

U.S. stock futures hovered around breakeven Thursday morning, as investors mull worries about Greece ahead of the final pricing for Facebook's initial public offering.

CNNMoney: Is Greece the Lehman of 2012?updated: Thu May 17 2012 08:03:00

With apologies to John Lennon: Imagine a eurozone without Greece. It's easy if you try.

CNNMoney: Greece worries weigh on U.S. stocksupdated: Wed May 16 2012 16:51:00

Following a positive start, U.S. stocks closed in the red for a fourth straight session Wednesday, as investors weighed strong U.S. economic data against ongoing uncertainty about Greece's political situation.

CNNMoney: Stocks to weigh Greece, U.S. economyupdated: Wed May 16 2012 09:06:00

U.S. stocks were set for a higher open Wednesday, as investors weigh political uncertainty in Greece against mixed earnings reports and housing data.

Greece to hold new elections after stalemateupdated: Tue May 15 2012 11:56:00

Greece will hold new elections in response to a political stalemate that left the debt-racked country unable to form a government, the office of President Karolos Papoulias said Tuesday.

Technocracy to save Greece?updated: Tue May 15 2012 11:48:00

Greek president Karolos Papoulias proposes a technocratic government after coalition talks fail to produce anything.

Jewish group condemns remarks by leader of Greek far-right partyupdated: Tue May 15 2012 11:48:00

A Jewish group in Greece has condemned the leader of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party over comments he made about the Holocaust in a TV interview.

CNNMoney: Oil prices hit five-month lowupdated: Mon May 14 2012 12:58:00

Oil prices fell more than $2 a barrel Monday, hitting a five-month low as worries over Greece and JPMorgan's big loss spooked traders.

Greek president to seek to form unity governmentupdated: Sat May 12 2012 08:36:00

Greek President Karolos Papoulias is to hold talks in the next day with party leaders in a bid to create a national unity government, his office said Saturday.

Greece struggling to form new governmentupdated: Fri May 11 2012 14:33:00

Journalist Elinda Labropoulou discusses a third attempt to form a coalition government in Greece.

Greece: Why not let it sink? updated: Fri May 11 2012 05:39:00

Greece may have given us the word democracy and many of the principles of civil society. But now it is "the sick man of Europe," and the people of other European democracies are asking whether it's worth saving with billions more dollars of their money. Put crudely, their argument is this: So what if Greece slides ignominiously out of the eurozone?

Greek Socialist leader gets chance to form governmentupdated: Fri May 11 2012 03:17:00

The leader of the socialist PASOK party in Greece is starting efforts to build a government, his party said, making him the third Greek politician since Sunday to try to do so.

Olympic torch relay begins in Greeceupdated: Thu May 10 2012 08:29:00

The Olympic torch lights the way to the Summer Games in London.

Rise of the far-right in Greeceupdated: Wed May 09 2012 06:11:00

CNN's Matthew Chance looks at how an ultra-nationalist group moved from the fringes of politics to parliament in Greece.

CNNMoney: Stocks tumble on Greece uncertaintyupdated: Tue May 08 2012 16:50:00

U.S. stocks sank Tuesday, although the major indexes closed off session lows, as Greece's uncertain political situation keeps investors on edge.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Investors unnerved by Greeceupdated: Tue May 08 2012 08:33:00

U.S. stocks were set to open lower Tuesday as Greece's uncertain political situation keeps investors on edge.

Greek politicians, don't destroy your nation's futureupdated: Tue May 08 2012 07:16:00

Sunday's parliamentary election in Greece delivered a crushing blow to New Democracy and Pasok, the two dominant parties that have ruled the country for the last 37 years. In the coming weeks, expect uncertainty, shifting alliances and growing frustration as a new political landscape struggles to emerge from the wreckage of the old.

Elections leave Greece in 'paralysis'updated: Tue May 08 2012 04:55:00

Austerity measures topped the agenda as Greeks went to the polls to vote for parliamentary seats.

Greek uncertainty deepens as first coalition effort failsupdated: Mon May 07 2012 14:13:00

Greece's main center-right party has failed to form a coalition government Monday, adding yet more uncertainty to the debt-ridden country's political situation.

Voters punish Greece's centrist parties, setting stage for new governmentupdated: Sun May 06 2012 23:16:00

Voters dealt major blows to Greece's two most established parties in parliamentary elections Sunday, leaving no party with anything approaching a majority and the politically and economically volatile nation even more in flux.

Greek voters prepare for key election amid austerity crisisupdated: Sat May 05 2012 05:55:00

Voters in Greece prepared Saturday to take part in parliamentary elections, with wide uncertainty over what government will emerge from Sunday's vote and how it will handle the austerity crisis gripping the nation.

Greek prime minister calls snap electionupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 18:16:00

Greece will hold parliamentary elections May 6, Prime Minister Lucas Papademos announced Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Stocks: All eyes on Greece and inflationupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 10:39:00

Next week all eyes will be on inflation and Greece.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Investors keep wary eye on Greeceupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 10:21:00

After a week dominated by hopes and fears about Greece, investors will continue to follow the plight of the nation at the center of Europe's debt crisis as it enters another crucial week.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Let the good times roll?updated: Wed Apr 04 2012 10:19:00

Stocks surged last week to their highest levels in years, but there are few key economic reports slated for the week ahead to sustain the rally.

Estonian PM: Country asks why we help 'rich Greece'updated: Thu Mar 29 2012 13:12:00

The leader of the eurozone's fastest growing economy says he has faced broad public opposition at home to bailing out "rich Greece people who are always drinking the ouzo."

Soccer fans trash Greece's Olympic stadiumupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 10:42:00

Athens' Olympic stadium suffered heavy damage during violent clashes between soccer fans and police, authorities said.

PM: Greece over halfway to recoveryupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 06:56:00

Greece's caretaker prime minister insists that a "large, silent majority" of Greeks are willing to do whatever is needed to stay in the eurozone, despite near-daily anti-austerity demonstrations.

Future of Greece in Europeupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 06:56:00

CNN's Richard Quest spoke to Alexander Stubb, the trade minister of Finland.

CNNMoney: Stocks head for jobs bounceupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 08:46:00

A slightly better-than-expected jobs report and positive news out of Greece will likely give stocks a lift Friday.

CNNMoney: Hope about Greece spurs stocksupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 16:52:00

U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday as investors grew hopeful that private-sector bondholders are on the verge of accepting a debt-swap deal with Greece.

CNNMoney: Optimism on Greeceupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 08:45:00

U.S. stocks pointed toward a higher open Thursday, as investors await further developments in Greece ahead of a crucial debt swap and mixed data on the job market.

CNNMoney: Greece's debt swap looks like it might workupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 07:27:00

For a country that has faced many moments of truth over the past few years, Greece is on the cusp of what could be a real make or break moment.

Athens issues threat to bond holdoutsupdated: Wed Mar 07 2012 06:28:00

Greece has threatened to default on any of its bondholders who do not take part in a ?206bn debt restructuring that officials believe is key to returning Athens to solvency, a move that turns up the heat on potential holdouts ahead of a deadline on Thursday.

Opinion: Has Greece's democracy regressed?updated: Thu Mar 01 2012 06:51:00

The last few months have witnessed a dramatic turn in the way democratic politics are conducted in a sovereign country that is also a member state of the European Union. The depth of the economic crisis and the increasing dependency of Greece on external funds to survive have led to an unprecedented degree of national humiliation and destabilization of the political system.

CNNMoney: S&P downgrades Greeceupdated: Mon Feb 27 2012 18:30:00

Standard & Poor's downgraded Greece's credit rating Monday to "selective default" after the government took legal steps to impose losses on all holders of Greek government bonds.

CNNMoney: Germany backs second Greek bailoutupdated: Mon Feb 27 2012 13:03:00

In a widely expected move, German lawmakers approved Monday a politically unpopular second bailout for Greece.

CNNMoney: Stocks end lower as market takes a breatherupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 16:32:00

U.S. stocks drifted lower Wednesday amid doubts over the latest bailout for Greece and concerns about global economic growth.

CNNMoney: Investors sidelined by Greece worriesupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 08:09:00

U.S. stocks were poised for a slightly lower open Wednesday, as investors question whether Greece's newest bailout will be effective.

CNNMoney: Greece gets a reprieve, but crisis not overupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 16:14:00

Once again, Greece appears to have been snatched back from the brink of default with the promise of more bailout money.

CNNMoney: Greek bailout is back in private sector handsupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 11:56:00

It looks like Greece will avoid an outright default in the short run now that eurozone finance officials have signed off on a second bailout for the debt-stricken nation.

Can Greece prevent a massive default?updated: Tue Feb 21 2012 11:05:00

EU ministers want to see more before signing off on a Greek austerity plan. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.

Is Greece still at risk of default?updated: Tue Feb 21 2012 11:05:00

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a second bailout package for Greece, giving it the funds it needs to avoid a potential default next month.

CNNMoney: Stocks consider Greece dealupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 09:07:00

U.S. investors finally can consider an actual deal to help Greece avoid default when trading begins Tuesday.

Greek debt nightmare laid bareupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 19:23:00

A "strictly confidential" report on Greece's debt projections prepared for eurozone finance ministers reveals Athens' rescue programme is way off track and suggests the Greek government may need another bail-out once a second rescue -- set to be agreed on Monday night -- runs out.

CNNMoney: Greece's fate uncertain as bailout talks drag onupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 17:51:00

Eurozone finance officials remained behind closed doors late Monday as a crucial round of talks over a second bailout for Greece looked set to run late into the night.

Central bank aid sought in Greek bail-outupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 10:45:00

Eurozone governments are looking to the European Central Bank and national central banks to help pare back the cost of a second rescue package for Greece which would otherwise amount to ?170bn.

CNNMoney: Greek bailout: The pressure is onupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 08:28:00

It's officially crunch time. European finance ministers need to agree to the terms of a second bailout to keep Greece from defaulting on an upcoming bond payment.

CNNMoney: Europe stock rally faces a perilous roadupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 08:11:00

European stocks have rallied this year on hopes that a full-blown contagion can be avoided, but the outlook remains fraught with risks, not the least of which is what might happen with Greece.

CNNMoney: Oil prices and Greece threaten stock rallyupdated: Sun Feb 19 2012 09:57:00

Can the market sustain its rally, or will prospects of a Greek default shatter investors' risk appetite? The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its highest level since 2008 Friday. For the year, the Dow is up almost 6%, and the S&P 500 is up more than 8%. The Nasdaq has made an impressive 13% run.

Manhunt launched in dramatic Greek museum robberyupdated: Sun Feb 19 2012 04:58:00

A manhunt was under way Saturday in Greece for two suspects who tied up a guard, stormed the Archeological Museum of Olympia, smashed glass casings and stole dozens of small statues, state media reported.

CNNMoney: Dow at highest point since 2008updated: Fri Feb 17 2012 16:47:00

U.S. stocks capped off a solid week on either side of the break even line Friday, as investors hesitated to make big bets ahead of a key vote on a second bailout for Greece.

CNNMoney: Investors on edge awaiting Greek bailoutupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 08:42:00

U.S. stocks were headed for a flat open Friday, after finishing the previous session at multi-year highs, as investors hesitated to make big bets before a key vote on a second bailout for Greece.

CNNMoney: The market rally is getting very very sleepyupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 13:08:00

Stocks had one of their worst days of the year Wednesday as Greece reminded everyone that it is still Greece. The Dow narrowly steered clear of its first triple-digit point drop since December 28.

CNNMoney: Europe: Out of ICU but still illupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 11:56:00

Douglas J. Elliott, who worked as an investment banker for two decades, is a fellow at the Brookings Institution.

'Slash wages to promote European growth'updated: Thu Feb 16 2012 07:04:00

CNN's Emily Reuben reports on how European countries can encourage growth in the economy.

CNNMoney: Stocks drop as Greece worries persistupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 16:41:00

U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday as the euro hit a 1-week low on uncertainty over Greece's debt problems.

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