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RT: Payback time? Greek PM seeks reparations over Nazi occupation & war-time loan

Published time: February 09, 2015 10:12
Edited time: February 09, 2015 11:20

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (Reuters / Francois Lenoir)

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, referring to Nazi Germany’s four-year occupation of Greece and a forced war-time loan during World War II that saddled the Greek economy in huge debt, wants Berlin to pay reparations. 522 more words


RT: Troika Trojan horse: Will Syriza capitulate in Greece?, by Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. 932 more words


Who’s (still) exposed to Greece? | Silvia Merler at Bruegel.org

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Guess what, the UK & US banks have been increasing their exposure to Greek debt. You don’t believe me? Here’s the evidence. 88 more words


ECB Reportedly Mulls Quitting Troika Amid Greek Bailout Crisis / Sputnik International


MOSCOW, February 3 (Sputnik) — The European Central Bank is exploring the possibility of quitting the “troika” of international lenders administering Greece’s outstanding debt, the German business newspaper Handelsblatt said Tuesday. 173 more words