European Creditors Freeze Funds for Greece as Overhauls Stall (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eurozone finance ministers delayed the release of €1 billion ($1.12 billion) of funding for Greece, in a sign of European concern that Athens is backing away from promised economic overhauls as elections approach.

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Greece Issues First 10-Year Bond Since Before Bailout (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greece’s first 10-year bond sale in nearly a decade received strong demand, benefiting from investors’ appetite for relatively higher yields as the fragile economy emerges from an arduous bailout era.

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Greece Looks to Borrow Amid Buoyant Markets (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greece said it plans to issue its first 10-year bond in nearly a decade, as the eurozone’s most-indebted country emerges from grueling bailouts and taps broad investor appetite for risky debt.

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Greece’s Creditors Threaten to Withhold First Post-Bailout Funding (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATHENS—Greece’s European creditors are threatening to withhold €1 billion ($1.14 billion) of funding the country’s government was expecting to receive this spring because Athens hasn’t implemented economic overhauls.

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Sanna: A language written for the first time (BBC)

A mix of Arabic and ancient Aramaic, the Sanna language is only spoken in the village of Kormakitis, Cyprus, and is considered ‘severely endangered’ by Unesco.

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North Macedonia, Greece boost economic ties after dispute (Al Jazeera)

For three decades, Greece and North Macedonia have fought over which name the latter would adopt, and the Greek claim to Alexander the Great as its national hero.

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North Macedonia sees landmark overhaul over name deal (Al Jazeera)

North Macedonia has not only changed its name. It is undergoing a landmark overhaul.

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N Macedonia and Greece to decide ownership of name for branding (Al Jazeera)

Greece has agreed to refer to its northern neighbour, which formerly called itself “Macedonia”, as “North Macedonia” after a long-running dispute with a Greek province that also took the name “Macedonia”.

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Greece Approves Macedonia’s NATO Membership Bid (The Wall Street Journal)

Greece’s Parliament approved Macedonia’s bid to become the 30th member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, under a U.S.-backed deal that aims to help stabilize the Balkans.

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Why turbulent Greek-Turkish ties are likely to worsen (Al Jazeera)

Athens, Greece – Turkey chose the day of the Greek prime minister’s visit to the country to place $6.1m in bounties on the capture of eight Turkish army officers seeking asylum in Greece.

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