Greece crisis: Eurogroup agrees to third bailout

Jeroen Dijsselbloem thanked Greece and its Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos for their actions Eurozone finance ministers have agreed on a new bailout deal for Greece after Athens backed the plan. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the deal sent a message “loud and clear” – Greece will stay in the eurozone. The More...

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By RNSnews On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Russian Soyuz rocket lifts off for space station after two-month delay

A veteran Russian cosmonaut, along with two Nasa and Japanese cosmonauts left Earth for the International Space Station after a botched launch in April The Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft with the international three-man More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Serb PM Attacked at Srebrenica Ceremony

Anger boiled over at a mass burial marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre Saturday when a crowd of mourners chased Serbia’s prime minister from the cemetery. Tens of thousands of people gathered More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Kosovo cuts Pristina water supply over alleged Isis plot to poison reservoir

Authorities shut off supplies to tens of thousands of people and test supplies for suspicious substances after five people allegedly linked to Islamic State arrested Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, is home to more More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Defiant Greek PM vows referendum will go ahead

Brussels (RNS) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed Wednesday to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders ruled out any fresh debt offer before Sunday’s vote. Greek More...

By RNSnews On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Europe’s big guns warn Greek voters that a no vote means euro exit

Germany, France and Italy joined the European commission in insisting that Sunday’s poll was about continued eurozone membership European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warns Greeks of the consequences More...

By RNSnews On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Greece in shock as banks shut after snap referendum call

A bank manager explains the situation to pensioners waiting outside a branch of the National Bank of Greece hoping to get their pensions, in Thessaloniki, Greece June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis Stunned More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Time running out to stop Greece leaving euro: Hollande

French president Francois Hollande says the ball is in Greece’s court The French President Francois Hollande said there was “little time” to prevent Greece from leaving the eurozone. Mr Hollande More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Greece needs ‘Speech of Hope’ from German leader: Varoufakis

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis delivers a speech during The Economist conference on ”Europe: The comeback, Greece: How resilient?” in Athens May 14, 2015. Greece’s finance minister called More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Kidnapped Russian Pilots Released in Sudan

Sergei Cherepanov, left, and Mikhail Antyufeev, two Russians kidnapped in Sudan’s Darfur region in January 2015, wait at the airport in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, after they were freed by their captors, More...