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Despite Large Cuts To Greece's Pension System, Creditors Want More

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Matthew Dalton, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, about how the Greek pension system has been as generous as reported.

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All Things Considered

Greek Reform Minister: 'We Want To Keep Greece Within Eurozone'

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Greek Minister of Administrative Reform George Katrougalos about the Greek debt crisis. He says he's hopeful a compromise can be reached between Greece and Europe.

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All Things Considered

Greece Stalls On New Bailout Proposal As European Leaders Meet

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

European leaders met in Brussels on Tuesday for an emergency summit on the Greek debt crisis. They expected a new Greek proposal for a bailout but ended the day empty-handed.

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All Things Considered

London Residents Remember Subway Bombing 10 Years Ago

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

On the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on British soil, NPR hears the voices of first responders, survivors and others who lived through the London subway and bus bombing.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Will Greece Break Up With the Eurozone?

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

After rejecting a bailout package from Europe, Greece has thrown the future of the euro and of a unified Europe into question. Fusion senior editor Felix Salmon explains what's at stake.

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European Leaders Lay Down Sunday Deadline For Greek Deal

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

"If this does not happen, it will mean the end of the negotiations with all the possible consequences, including the worst-case scenario," European Council President Donald Tusk said.

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Morning Edition

With Greece Facing Economic Abyss, What Will EU Leaders Do?

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The result of Sunday's Greek referendum was a resounding "no" to plans for more austerity as a way out of the country's debt crisis. European leaders meet Tuesday to resume talks on a rescue package.

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Morning Edition

The Painful Memories Of Those Who Survived London's 2005 Terror Attacks

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

On July 7, 2005, terrorists hit the subway system and buses across London. Ten years later, we hear the stories of emergency workers, survivors and those who lost loved ones.

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Morning Edition

The Global Financial Crisis Did A Real Number On Greece's Economy

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Greece and its European creditors remain at a stalemate. European leaders say without changes, they won't provide any more aid. Greek banks are closed - unable to get the cash they need to operate.

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All Things Considered

European Commission Official: No Vote Puts Greece In Weaker Position

Monday, July 06, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews European Commission Vice President for the Euro Valdis Dombrovskis about how Sunday's vote on the Greek referendum complicates negotiations between Greece and Europe.

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All Things Considered

Germany, France Keep Door Open To Greek Requests For Economic Help

Monday, July 06, 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande meet in Paris Monday to discuss their response to the result of Sunday's referendum in Greece.

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All Things Considered

Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

Monday, July 06, 2015

What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.

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All Things Considered

Despite Uncertainty, Greeks Show Pride In Rejecting Bailout Plan

Monday, July 06, 2015

Greeks in Athens react to the resounding no vote on a bailout plan. Many are proud to have poked Europe in the eye after years of austerity, but the banks remain closed, hurting many local businesses.

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Greece's 'Erratic Marxist' Leaves Legacy Of Sound Bites

Monday, July 06, 2015

Yanis Varoufakis railed against the terms imposed on Greece by its creditors and his negotiating partners. In his resignation letter, he said he "shall wear the creditors' loathing with pride."

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What's Next For Greece?

Monday, July 06, 2015

The Greek economic drama has been playing out for five years with papered-over solutions. But with Sunday's vote, the crisis has taken on new urgency.

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The Takeaway

Hope For A Humane Solution For Greek Economy?

Monday, July 06, 2015

What would a fair deal look like for the Greek economy? Economists publishing a series of letters in the Financial Times have an idea for an "economically sane and humane" decision. 

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Latest On Greek Crisis: Finance Minister Resigns, As EU Leaders Meet

Monday, July 06, 2015

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said his resignation could help the prime minister negotiate a better deal with the EU. However, he said, he will wear the "loathing" of Greek creditors "with pride."

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For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

Monday, July 06, 2015

More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.

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Morning Edition

Greek Voters Give Bailout Referendum A Thumbs-Down

Monday, July 06, 2015

Sixty-one percent of Greek voters said "no" to the referendum that included tough austerity measures for Athens, in exchange for a continued line of credit to keep paying the government's obligations.

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Morning Edition

With Bailout Referendum Rejected, What Happens To Greece Now?

Monday, July 06, 2015

Greeks ignored creditors' warning and said "no" to more austerity in Sunday's bailout referendum. Renee Montagne talks to Gabriele Steinhauser of The Wall Street Journal.

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