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New loan for Greece

After months of wrangling over a third bailout package for Greece the national parliaments have given the green light for new aid payments. Will the billions help Greece out of the crisis this time?

Dnevnik - Slovenia | Monday, 24. August 2015

Tsipras is a guarantee for stability

Alexis Tsipras has good chances of winning a strong government mandate at the early elections in Greece, according to the centre-left daily newspaper Dnevnik: » more

Kathimerini - Greece | Saturday, 22. August 2015

Greek problems must be resolved before elections

Following Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's resignation, the attempts made by various parties to form an interim government are viewed as having little chance of success. Yet Greece's problems need an immediate solution, the conservative daily Kathimerini warns: » more

Main focus of Friday, 21. August 2015

Tsipras wants new elections in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday. New elections are expected to be held in mid-September, and Tsipras has said he hopes ... » more

La Libre Belgique - Belgium | Friday, 21. August 2015

Favourable wind blowing for Tsipras

Tsipras is playing his hand like a poker player and looks set to win the next round, the daily La Libre Belgique comments: » more - Greece | Friday, 21. August 2015

Syriza leader risking his popularity

Alexis Tsipras is sending the Greeks back to the polling stations before they are confronted with the repercussions of the new austerity memorandum and he loses his popular support, the liberal website Protagon writes: » more

Il Sole 24 Ore - Italy | Friday, 21. August 2015

Tsipras deserves a place in politicians' Olympus

With his resignation Tsipras has once again demonstrated courage and good reasoning, comments the liberal business daily Il Sole 24 Ore jubilantly: » more

Polityka - Poland | Friday, 21. August 2015

Clear majority in Athens also good for EU

A victory for former prime minister Alexis Tsipras in the September elections would stabilise not only Greece but all of Europe, the online edition of the centre-left news magazine Polityka believes: » more

Main focus of Thursday, 20. August 2015

European parliaments vote for bailout package

The German Bundestag approved a third bailout package for Athens on Wednesday. The parliaments in Spain, Austria, Estonia and the Netherlands have also given it ... » more

La Vanguardia - Spain | Thursday, 20. August 2015

The idea of solidarity lives on

The agreement on a third bailout package for Greece is proof that European solidarity is not yet a thing of the past, writes the conservative daily La Vanguardia: » more

De Volkskrant - Netherlands | Thursday, 20. August 2015

Friends of Europe rare in the Netherlands

The Dutch House of Representatives approved the new bailout package for Athens by a slim majority on Wednesday afternoon, the last parliament to do so. The camp of friends of Europe is disintegrating, the centre-left daily De Volkskrant laments: » more

Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland | Thursday, 20. August 2015

Future generations will pay the price

The Bundestag's approval for the new bailout for Athens shows that Europe's politicians are deluding themselves when it comes to aid for Greece, warns the liberal conservative daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung: » more

Die Welt - Germany | Thursday, 20. August 2015

Tsipras benefits most from new bailout

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is the main beneficiary of the third credit package for Greece, writes the conservative daily Die Welt: » more

Avvenire - Italy | Thursday, 20. August 2015

The Europe of the future needs debt write-down

The German Bundestag has given the green light for the Greek bailout package but the waiving of debt is still taboo, the Catholic daily Avvenire laments: » more

Dimokratia - Greece | Monday, 17. August 2015

Financial aid goes to banks and creditors

Ten billion euros of the 26 billion euro first instalment of the third bailout package are destined for hard-hit Greek banks, and 13 billion for repaying ECB and IMF debts. This is pure mockery of Greece's citizens, the conservative daily Dimokratia observes: » more

To Vima Online - Greece | Friday, 14. August 2015

Austerity package impacts Greece to the core

The Greek parliament today accepted the new bailout package and the accompanying austerity measures. Once again Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras lacked the necessary support from his governing coalition and had to depend on votes from the opposition. The liberal online daily To Vima takes a worried look at the next few months: » more

Naftemporiki - Greece | Tuesday, 11. August 2015

Only growth will get Greece back on its feet

The Greek government and Athens' creditors agreed this Tuesday morning on the basis of a third loan package. The conservative business daily Naftemporiki points out that what the country really needs is the chance of growth: » more


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