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Modern slaves win EU court case against their Greek ‘masters’

A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh has won a case at Europe's highest human rights court, after being shot for demanding unpaid wages.

Varoufakis: “We need to save Europe from itself”

The ex-Greek finance minister, who went head-to-head with the EU over his country’s debt collapse, has claimed that the Treaty of Rome anniversary is “nothing to celebrate”.

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem strongly criticized

Dijsselbloem refuses to retract the comment that southern European countries “spent all their money on drinks and women and then asked for help.”

Greek police find 8 parcel bombs headed to EU officials

The Greek militant group, Conspiracy Cells of Fire, claimed responsibility for the German attack.

EU tells Balkans to quit ‘playing with fire’

The prospect of EU membership has for years been the main driver of reform in the Balkans after a decade of war and upheaval in the 1990s.

Greece and Malta call for stronger EU cooperation on migration

With both countries at the frontline of the refugee-migrant crisis, proposals to stem the influx to Europe were at the top of the agenda during their meeting.

Turkey referendum also important to Cyprus

Greek and Greek Cypriot officials accuse Turkey of obstructing the peace talks for the divided island because its demand to keep troops and military intervention rights after reunification.

Eurogroup reaches deal with Greece on return of bailout inspectors

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the eurozone's top official, said they will work with Greek authorities on an additional package of structural reforms to be made by the cash-strapped country.

Déjà vu: Grexit is back on the table!

The British vote to leave the European Union has dominated the economic headlines since last summer’s referendum and overshadowed the fear that Greece — the EU’s most vulnerable and debt-laden country — would crash out of the Eurozone. But could Grexit be poised for a comeback?

Austerity-wracked Greece refuses more cuts as EU officials call for speedy deal

European Union officials urged Greece and its lenders to conclude a long-overdue bailout review quickly to safeguard economic recovery but Athens said it wouldn't ask "a euro more" from its austerity-wracked citizens.

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