Austerity has forced Greece to cut its healthcare budget by more than a third. The result is a shortage of doctors and nurses, as well as basic equipment and medicine. Lives are being put at risk.
A 29-year-old parcel-bomb suspect has been arrested by Greek police probing intimidation of European figures involved in Greece's financial bailouts. In May, Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos was wounded.
Greece's creditors have concluded a first round of fresh bailout inspections to assess reforms. Even if deadlines are met, a shattered economy and battered public trust will linger behind, says Anthee Carassava.
The economic outlook for both the eurozone and the EU as a whole is increasingly upbeat, says the European Commission. Although concerns remain, the crisis of recent years seems to be finally over.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
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