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ATHENS Greek banks made further progress during the fourth quarter in reducing their exposure to doubtful and non-performing loans, central bank data showed on Tuesday.
ATHENS, Dec 5 Greek banks made further progress during the fourth quarter in reducing their exposure to doubtful and non-performing loans, central bank data showed on Tuesday.
ATHENS Greek police found bomb-making equipment and detonators in raids in Athens on Tuesday and were questioning nine people over suspected links to a banned militant group in Turkey ahead of an expected visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan next week.
ATHENS Three of Greece's largest lenders plan to sell up to 5.5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) in bad loans by early next year, sources said, as the country's central bank chief called on the creaking banking sector to act faster to tackle its bad-debt problem.
ATHENS A potential deal with the United States to upgrade dozens of Greece's F-16 fighter jets is not expected to harm its fiscal progress and should not worry its EU lenders, a Greek government spokesman said on Thursday.
ATHENS Greece fell into recession again last year, confounding its international creditors who had predicted some growth after years of budget austerity and bailouts.
ATHENS Self-proclaimed anarchists burst into the Spanish embassy in Athens on Wednesday and threw leaflets in favour of Catalonian independence, an embassy official said. | Video
ATHENS Self-proclaimed anarchists burst into the Spanish embassy in Athens on Wednesday and threw leaflets in favor of Catalonian independence, an embassy official said. | Video
ATHENS Greece expects economic recovery to gain pace next year when it aims to exit its bailout, the government's draft budget showed on Monday, projecting that stronger growth will help it attain a bigger primary surplus and reduce unemployment.
ATHENS The European Investment Bank (EIB) said it will invest 350 million euros (308.89 million pounds) in Piraeus Bank covered bond next month as part of efforts to increase small business lending in Greece.