Showing posts with label austerity measures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label austerity measures. Show all posts

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jordanian policeman stabbed by protester, seriously injured

Jordanian policeman stabbed by protester, seriously injured
A Jordanian policeman was stabbed and seriously wounded by a demonstrator Wednesday during another day of protests against the economic reforms promoted by the government, the official news agency Petra reported.

Friday, January 12, 2018

NGOs urge Tunisian police to show restraint with anti-austerity protesters

Tunis press freedom
A host of international NGOs on Friday issued statements urging Tunisian security forces to show restraint in the mass anti-austerity protests that continue packing the streets of downtown Tunis, amid additional concerns that press freedom was being stifled in the North African country.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Le FMI participe pour "la dernière fois" à un programme grec

Le Fonds monétaire international, créancier de la Grèce aux côtés de la zone euro, ne participera plus à un programme de sauvetage grec, a révélé le ministre allemand des Finances Wolfgang Schäuble dans un entretien publié samedi par le quotidien grec Ta Néa.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Brazilian anti-austerity protests end in violence

Anti-austerity protests in several large Brazilian cities ended in violence early Saturday as protesters clashed with police and setting buses ablaze over proposed measures that would change labor laws.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Egypt optimistic about economy after IMF loan approval

There is an atmosphere of optimism about the Egyptian economy as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a 12 billion US dollars loan to Egypt and Standard and Poors has revised its sovereign credit outlook from "negative" to "stable," Egyptian prime minister said at an economic conference on Saturday.

Friday, June 17, 2016

2016-2021 plan : Greek PM presents government's plan for "fair growth"

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented on Thursday his government's 2016-2021 plan for "fair growth", pledging brighter days for the suffering Greek people after six years of harsh austerity introduced to overcome the debt crisis.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Greek students march for more funding, seamen strike against pension cuts

A new round of protests and strikes started on Monday in Greece ahead of the voting on the next set of bailout prerequisites in the parliament later in the week to unlock further vital loans to the debt-laden economy.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

"Non escludo il Grexit" (Varoufakis)

"Io escludo una Grexit come soluzione ragionevole. Ma nessuno può escludere tutto: io non posso escludere che una cometa impatti la Terra", ha detto al quotidiano tedesco Bild, "Ciò che so è che Frau Merkel, il mio collega Wolgang Schaeuble, io e tutti i colleghi europei abbiamo una grande responsabilità per il nostro popolo: evitare la disgrazia".

Monday, April 27, 2015

Greece reshuffles EU/IMF negotiating team

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, a move widely seen as an effort to sideline embattled Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to a less active role in negotiations.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Merkel sets strict terms for Greek aid

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the euro zone's main paymaster, said today Greece would only receive fresh funds to ease a cash crunch once its creditors approve a comprehensive list of reforms it has promised to present soon.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Spain, Portugal sought to 'topple' Greek anti-austerity gov't (Tsipras)

Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal today of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government, saying they feared their own radical forces before elections this year.

Monday, February 23, 2015

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