Home » GREECE

GREECE

UNHCR / BALKANS REFUGEES

The United Nations refugee agency urged Greece and FYR Macedonia Sunday (23 Aug) to do more to assist thousands of refugees and migrants flocking to their borders. FILE

24 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / REFUGEE CRISIS

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Greece is accelerating dramatically and has now reached the 160,000 mark. More refugees and migrants arrived in Greece during the month of July  than during the whole last year. UNTV CH

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / EUROPE REFUGEE CRISIS

UNHCR today said the situation in which refugees find themselves upon landing on the Greek shores is “totally shameful” and called on the Greek authorities “to  assume leadership in the response.” UNTV CH

7 Aug 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE PRESSER

In an online press conference, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that China's economy is prepared to withstand market turmoil. Her comments follow efforts by the Chinese government to bolster markets following recent volatility.  IMF / RECENT

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE UKRAINE

International Monetary Fund spokesman Gerry Rice reiterated Thursday that Greece will need a balanced approach combining reforms in the country and debt relief from its European partners. On Ukraine, Rice announced that the IMF Executive Board is tentatively scheduled to meet next week to discuss the program.  IMF

23 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / GREECE ASYLUM CRISIS

On average 1,000 refugees are now arriving on the Greek islands every day creating an unprecedented emergency for Greece and other countries, the UN refugee agency warned on Friday. UNHCR / FILE

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GREECE / REFUGEES COASTGUARD RESCUE

In Greece, record numbers of refugees are continuing to arrive in rubber dinghies and wooden boats on Lesbos, straining the island's capacity, services and resources. Some are rescued by the Greek coastguards, others arrive on the northern tip of the island and have to walk almost 70 KM to reach the capital of the island, [...]

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREEK ECONOMY

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that although the IMF remains engaged in talks with Greece, there are major differences, and there has been no progress in narrowing those differences recently. IMF

11 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GREECE / REFUGEES KOS WRAP

The UN Refugee agency (UNHCR) helping refugees in the eastern Aegean islands of Greece where in recent weeks an average of 600 people, mostly refugees, have been arriving every day by sea from Turkey, straining the limited  local reception capacity. UNHCR / UNTV CH

5 Jun 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE LAGARDE

The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that the IMF is keen to hear the views of the Greek government on the joint proposal that the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF put together as a next step for the financial program. IMF

4 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

August 2015
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31