The Greek parliament has approved the first civil service layoffs in more than a century. The debt-troubled country has to slim down its bloated public sector to receive another tranche of its international bailout.
The tech hub The Cube Athens has become a haven for entrepreneurs and tech geeks alike. Now it's offering its services to a new "clientele": young refugees deprived of schooling. John Owens reports from Greece.
Lawmakers in Athens have passed a bill that will introduce further tax cuts, price hikes and a new privatisation fund. Greece has to save 5.4 billion euros ($6 billion) to unlock more bailout funds from its creditors.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has presented a new law aimed at integrating refugees. The bill regulates the support that newcomers receive, but critics say it makes demands on them that will prove counterproductive.
Eurozone finance ministers have struck a deal allowing Greece to access a fresh round of bailout money, after a marathon round of talks. Negotiations were tough and contentious, according to diplomats.
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