Greece's main parties on Monday jointly called for an agreement with EU-IMF creditors to restore liquidity to struggling banks and address the viability of the country's enormous debt, the president's office said.
Euclid Tsakalotos, the mild-tempered professor who was appointed as Greece's new finance minister on Monday, is a clear change in style from his combative predecessor Yanis Varoufakis.
Greece on Monday named economist Euclid Tsakalotos, its top negotiator in the stalled EU-IMF talks, as the country's new finance minister, the president's office said.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is preparing to raise its bid for rival drugmaker Mylan NV by as much as US$2 billion, to US$43 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Athens was still standing on Monday. The Parthenon had not crumbled before the coming Apocalypse. And as their left-wing government made tentative overtures to its European partners, Greeks expressed hope catastrophe might yet be averted.
Any new emergency funding program for Greece would have "strict conditions" similar to previous packages, even after the country rejected those terms in a referendum, Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said in a letter to the Dutch parliament.
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Greece's top negotiator in aid talks with creditors, Euclid Tsakalotos, will be sworn in as finance minister on Monday after the resignation of Yanis Varoufakis, a Greek presidency source said.
Greece's main opposition and ruling parties issued a joint declaration on Monday backing the government's efforts to clinch a new aid deal, a move by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to cement broad support after a resounding referendum win.
For British opponents of the European Union, Greece's turmoil offers an opening: the chance to tempt voters away from what they cast as a crumbling European project, before a looming referendum on Britain's EU membership.