Some refugees are now integrated. Can Greece’s economy keep up? (Al Jazeera)

Ioannina, Greece – Sarah hands out slips of paper to her class, each with a verb in the present tense. Her 13 students must come up to the whiteboard and write the appropriate past tense for their verb, and then pronounce it.

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Greece’s Slow Justice Lets Fascist Party Prosper (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATHENS—In the depths of Greece’s economic crisis, members of the fascist movement Golden Dawn brazenly assaulted immigrants, political opponents and labor unionists. After police said a member killed a left-wing rap artist in front of witnesses and confessed, Greek authorities acted, prosecuting the party as a criminal organization.

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Eurozone Releases Funds for Greece After Dispute Over Reforms (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eurozone governments approved the release of €1 billion ($1.1 billion) of funds for Greece, after a monthslong spat over whether the country is reneging on the economic overhauls that it promised when its bailout ended.

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Why Greeks abhor and applaud Brexit (The Spectator)

Pavlos Eleftheriadis is as Anglophilic a Greek as they come. His wife and children are British, and he is a professor of public law at Oxford. But the prospect of Brexit has altered Eleftheriadis’s view of Britain.

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Albania project to boost tourism ‘violating land rights’ (Al Jazeera)

The Albanian government is launching a large-scale construction project on the country’s coast in a bid to develop tourism.

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Justice eludes victims of Albania’s brutal communist regime (Al Jazeera)

For decades, Albania was ruled by one of the world’s most repressive and isolated communist regimes. Hundreds of thousands of people were sent to forced labour camps or executed for crimes against the state.

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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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