Greece’s 4-month debt plan extension tests anti-austerity leaders’ PM Alexis Tsipras and FM Yanis Varoufakis’ campaign promises; list of reforms due to Europe by the end of business today.
The infamous ‘Grexit’ (Greece’s exit from the euro upon disagreement of loan terms) is upon us. So much so, that the BBC felt the need to compare it to gyro? That and Germany’s general distrust of Greeks in today’s Greece headlines.
European Central Bank gives Greece extension for banks to run for the next two weeks, a president is elected and Varoufakis is looking to close a deal by Friday, in today’s headlines from Greece.
Newly minted Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his bad-cop counterpart Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis have spent the last three weeks stunning Europe and the world. With support and criticism both internationally and at home, this new Greek duo has pursued the promises of SYRIZA’s campaign:anti-austerity.