All posts tagged "Greece"

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    S. Korea welcomes Greek bailout deal

    SEJONG, July 13 (Yonhap) — South Korea on Monday welcomed the unanimous agreement reached by eurozone leaders on a Greek bailout, but stressed the need to maintain its vigilance. The 19-member eurozone agreed Monday after marathon negotiations...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • Tourists walk trough the ancient Acropolis hill, with the ruins of the fifth century BC Parthenon temple on the background in Athens, Monday, June 29, 2015. Anxious Greeks lined up at ATMs as they gradually began dispensing cash again on the first day of capital controls imposed in a dramatic twist in Greece's five-year financial saga. Banks will remain shut until next Monday, and a daily limit of 60 euros ($67) has been placed on cash withdrawals from ATMs. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
    Tourists on holiday coping with Greece’s financial crisis

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Several reported having some anxious moments over the weekend thanks to empty ATMs and merchants refusing credit cards, but the...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • Elderly people, who usually get their pensions at the end of the month, wait outside a closed bank in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Monday, June 29, 2015. Greece's five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn yet, with the cabinet deciding that Greek banks would remain shut for six business days and restrictions would be imposed on cash machine withdrawals. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
    Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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    Korea may follow Greek path

    Experts call for stronger steps to lower debts This is the first of a three-part series analyzing the seriousness of Korea’s debt problem and suggesting recommendations to address the issue ― ED. By Kim Rahn Korea acts...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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  • The Korea national football team manager Hong Myung-bo, right, speaks during a press conference last week ahead of its friendly against Greece. He said selecting players for his World Cup squad is almost done. (Yonhap)
    Hong finalizes pre-World Cup plan

    By Kim Tong-hyung The Korean national team’s schedule ahead of this summer’s World Cup is complete, with the Taeguk Warriors hosting the Tunisians on May 28 before traveling to Brazil. Manager Hong Myung-bo is close to picking...

    • Posted March 11, 2014
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  • Hong Myung-bo, manager of Korea’s national football team, listens to a question at a news conference at Incheon International Airport on Friday. Hong returned from Athens, following Korea’s 2-0 win over Greece inan international friendly on Thursday that represented the country’s last tune-up before he announces his roster for the World Cup in Brazil. (Yonhap)
    “It’s not all about Park Chu-young”

    By Kim Tong-hyung Korean manager Hong Myung-bo was happy to see Park Chu-young pull off an impressive return to international football. He wasn’t happy that the performance inspired media talk on whether Korea’s World Cup hope predominantly...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • Park Chu-young speaks to reporters after his first training session with Korea’s Brazil World Cup team at Panionios Stadium in Athens, Tuesday (KST). Korea will face Greece in a friendly, which will start on Thursday at 2 a.m. (Yonhap)
    Four things we learned from win over Greece

    By Kim Tong-hyung Park Chu-young and Son Heung-min were on target as Korea clinched a 2-0 win over Greece in a friendly match in Athens Wednesday. The game served as the final tune-up test for the national...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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