Troika insists that measures amounting to €2–2.5bn need to be taken in 2014, as the memorandum states that the 2014 budget must to do all that is necessary to achieve a primary surplus equal to 2.5% of GDP
Enet: November 4, 2013
International inspectors are set to put on hold a trip to Athens because they have been unable to bridge differences with Greece over how to close a 2 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) hole in its 2014 budget, euro zone officials said.
Reuters: October 31, 2013
(Reuters) - International lenders began a second inspection visit to Cyprus on Tuesday to assess progress in economic restructuring outlined in a 10 billion euro aid plan brokered in March to avert the island's financial collapse.
Reuters: October 29, 2013
Greece should prepare itself for a hellish negotiating period with international creditors on the country's financial needs and its level of debt, Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said on Sunday.
AFP: October 21, 2013
The approach of a new budget year in crisis-hit Greece has rekindled talk of more spending cuts, along with a renewed EU-IMF creditor push for a breakthrough in the country's clogged-up privatisation programme.
AFP: October 21, 2013
A Czech-Greek fund completed its acquisition of a controlling stake in Greece's betting monopoly OPAP on Friday, marking the country's first major privatisation under its international bailout plan.
Reuters: October 11, 2013
Official figures show that the unemployment rate in Greece jumped to 27.6 percent in July from a revised 27.5 percent in June, as the financial crisis continues to take its toll on jobs in the country.
Press TV: October 10, 2013
Drastic public spending cuts in Greece are having severe consequences for public services including education. With teachers and students now taking direct action, some universities are warning that a whole semester could be written off.
BBC: October 1, 2013
(Reuters) - Greece has nominated a new chairman for its privatization agency HRADF a month after his predecessor was dismissed, the finance ministry said on Saturday.
Reuters: September 28, 2013
Greek public sector workers went on strike for the second time in a week on Tuesday, shutting schools and leaving hospitals with skeleton staff, as inspectors from Greece's foreign lenders checked whether the country was meeting its bailout targets.
Reuters: September 24, 2013