greece greece  /ˈɡris/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
  2. (n) ancient Greece; a country of city-states (especially Athens and Sparta) that reached its peak in the fifth century BCE

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News

  1. Greece returns to jolt markets

    Greece returned to stalk the financial markets Friday at the end of a turbulent week that's been dominated by a signal from the U.S. Federal Reserve that it may be done with its monetary stimulus. Though ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Greece coalition partner pulls out ministers

    Greece's fragile coalition government was left reeling Friday after a junior party decided to pull its two cabinet ministers from the cabinet following a dispute over state broadcaster ERT. Democratic ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Greece: Junior coalition party to withdraw ministers from government

    Greece: Junior coalition party to withdraw ministers from government.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "I would say that taking all the information I have, a default is not an issue for Greece," Trichet said. "We are responsible for 330 million people and for 100 percent of the GDP of the euro area. Greece represents 2.5 percent of the GDP of...
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Reuters

  2. "Greece is indeed a unique and particular case in the EU," Mr Rehn said. "Greece has had particularly precarious debt dynamics and Greece is the only member state that cheated with its statistics for years and years."
    on May 5, 2010 By: Olli Rehn Source: EUobserver.com

  3. "Today's strong action by the IMF to support Greece will contribute to the broad international effort underway to help bring stability to the euro area and secure recovery in the global economy," IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said...
    on May 9, 2010 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source: Reuters Canada

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