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​Greece to turn to Russia for economic help - media
The Greek government reportedly plans to negotiate a possible reduction in gas prices from Russia and the lifting of the embargo on certain types of Greek products.

30.03.2015 10:42

George Soros ready to invest $1bn in Ukraine
US hedge fund billionaire George Soros said he will invest $1 billion in Ukraine provided the West improves investment conditions, and warned there is no such thing as a ‘benevolent investor’.

30.03.2015 09:31

National Front’s result ‘major victory but not as huge as it was anticipated’
Marine le Pen’s National Front did well in the local elections in France but there is a sense of dissatisfaction as they won in no single Department, Pierre Guerlain, a professor of political science at Paris West University, told RT.

30.03.2015 09:09

Fitch downgrades Greece’s rating to 'CCC'
International ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece’s sovereign rating from B to CCC ahead of the agency's next scheduled review, amid worries that the country is defaulting on its sovereign debt.

28.03.2015 17:33

‘We’re going to succeed in implementing our economic policies’ – Greek minister
What Greece is trying to achieve negotiating with the EU is to have time and political space in order to implement a social program of reform, Greek Minister or Administrative Reform George Katrougalos told RT.

24.03.2015 14:16

€25 million: Greek Jews seek reparations from Germany over Nazi deportations
Jewish leaders from Greece are seeking over €25 million (US$27 million) in reparations from Germany some seven decades after Hitler forced Jews to pay the transport costs for their passage to concentration camps.

24.03.2015 08:29

Germany wants Greece in eurozone, but demands more reforms
Germany says it wants Greece to remain part of the eurozone and wants good relations with its fellow EU member. However, Chancellor Angela Merkel concedes Athens must commit to implementing structural reforms to pay back the bailout money.

24.03.2015 09:10

UK experts fear climate change could usher in disease-carrying mosquitoes
Rising temperatures caused by climate change could see mosquitoes carrying diseases like malaria and dengue fever arrive in Britain within the next few decades, according to a report by Public Health England.

23.03.2015 13:42

Spain austerity protest: ‘Things got worse than last year’
The situation in Spain is deteriorating as the money it got from Europe went to bailing out banks which continue to foreclose homes, but not help ordinary people, anti-austerity activist Clara Valverde told RT.

23.03.2015 12:04

​Greek FM proposes ‘joint commission’ with Germany on WWII reparations – report
Greece is seeking a political solution to the issue of post-WWII reparations from Berlin, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in an interview with a German newspaper, suggesting the creation of a joint commission of experts from both countries.

23.03.2015 02:20

EU offers $2bn in unused funds to Greece
The European Commission has made $2 billion of unused funds available to Greece to help the country avert a cash crunch, EC head Jean-Claude Juncker says.

20.03.2015 13:27

German TV presenter claims faking Greek finance minister's 'middle-finger' video
A German TV presenter has claimed he doctored footage showing the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, giving the middle-finger to Germany. It comes after a scandal, in which the Greek politician denied the video is authentic.

19.03.2015 14:41