Europe's Economic Crisis Timeline

Oct 08 2015

Despite Promised Reforms, Greece's Troubles Aren't Over

Support for the Greek prime minister will fade as the economic crisis lingers, and Athens will be forced to slow the pace of reform.
Oct 08 2015

Greece: Tsipras Survives Confidence Vote Ahead Of Reform Push, Bailout Review

The government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras comfortably won a confidence vote on Oct. 8 as it began ramping up a push to pass key reforms before Greece undergoes a first review of its international bailout, Kathimerini reported.
Oct 08 2015

Germany: Exports Drop At Fastest Pace Since 2009

German exports dropped in August the most since the height of the global financial crisis in January 2009, according to data released Oct. 8 by Germany’s Federal Statistics Office, Reuters reported.
Sep 30 2015

With the Blink of an Eye

Europe's immigration crisis may be easier to explain than it appears.
Sep 21 2015

After Elections, Greece Turns to the Economy

The re-election of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has temporarily calmed the fears of Athens' creditors.
Sep 19 2015

Greek Elections: New Complications in an Interminable Crisis

No matter which parties take power, the vote will prolong the implementation of Greece's most recent bailout.
Sep 15 2015

The Uneven Effects of Europe's Migrant Crisis

This map highlights why differences among EU states will deter cohesive solutions to the flood of asylum seekers.
Sep 05 2015

EU: Leaders Debate Refugee Centers While Hungary Looks To Keep Migrants Out

EU foreign ministers discussed the possibility of setting up EU refugee centers outside of Europe on Sept. 5, though EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said such an option would require "enormous resources," Reuters reported.
Sep 05 2015

Austria: Hungary Sends 4,500 Migrants To Border

Hungary sent some 4,500 migrants to the Austrian border by bus Sept. 5, Austrian officials said, Reuters and AP reported.
Sep 01 2015

Greece: IMF Chief Reportedly Rules Out Debt Write-Down

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, have sent clear messages to Athens that there will be no write-off or interest rate cut on Greek debt, Kathimerini reported Aug. 31.
Aug 31 2015

The Greek Crisis: August 2015

An archive of updates on Greece's financial crisis from August 2015.

The European economic crisis goes well beyond finance. It affects the economy, politics and social conditions in European countries and challenges the foundations of the European Union. The future of the bloc and the stability of the euro are in jeopardy.

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