Greece’s leftist-led government said it will today submit a request to the eurozone to extend a “loan agreement” for up to six months, raising prospects of a last-minute deal to keep the heavily indebted country afloat.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
It would be a delicious irony if the greatest opportunity given to the parties of the left in the history of this State achieved what generations of moderate, loosely Christian Democratic, Social Democratic politicians with more or less the same objectives failed to do.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
It is tragic to hear of a housing estate in Tullow, Co Carlow, which took millions if not billions of working class Irish savings and pensions, all held in banks in credit union bonds, deposit, and savings accounts, being sold for €150,000, the price of a small house in the country.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
The two biggest political parties in Germany, Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder’s centre-left Social Democrats and conservative challenger Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats, will meet for coalition talks on Thursday, a Social Democratic party official said today.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2005
TWO people were killed in violent unrest in Venezuela after electoral officials said there were insufficient signatures to hold a referendum on recalling President Hugo Chavez, authorities said, as the sharply divided country awaited the opposition's next move.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2004