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# lucas-papademos - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack
# Athens
# Athens

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack

May 25th 2017, 5:15 PM 20,430 Views 22 Comments

ERT said Papademos, PM from 2011 to 2012, had been targeted by a letter bomb.

# lucas-papademos - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?
# Acropolis How
# Acropolis How

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?

May 12th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,332 Views 15 Comments

Political turmoil, soaring unemployment, falling markets, rubbish credit ratings. It’s all going off in Greece at the minute and not in a good way. But what’s going to happen next?

# lucas-papademos - Friday 9 March, 2012

Greek deal is 'a credit event' triggering potential $3bn pay out
# Greece
# Greece

Greek deal is 'a credit event' triggering potential $3bn pay out

Mar 9th 2012, 8:55 PM 3,046 Views 11 Comments

The agency overseeing financial derivatives has said that anyone holding a type of insurance on Greek bonds will receive a payout.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Eurozone agrees on new €130 billion bailout deal for Greece
# Bailout
# Bailout

Eurozone agrees on new €130 billion bailout deal for Greece

Feb 21st 2012, 7:55 AM 1,981 Views 43 Comments

The second bailout will avoid the risk of a Greek default next month and contains strict rules for Greece to control its finances.

# lucas-papademos - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal
# Greece
# Greece

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal

Feb 12th 2012, 10:53 PM 7,206 Views 102 Comments

Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No
# Greece
# Greece

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No

Feb 12th 2012, 12:09 PM 2,463 Views 86 Comments

Lucas Papademos goes on TV to warn that the cost of a Greek default is far greater than that of a second bailout.

# lucas-papademos - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default
# Default
# Default

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default

Feb 11th 2012, 11:10 AM 1,415 Views 14 Comments

MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.

# lucas-papademos - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts
# Greece
# Greece

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts

Feb 9th 2012, 1:41 PM 2,479 Views 63 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said that there was “broad agreement” on all points of the new programme -with one exception.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Greece delays crucial talks as EU piles on pressure
# Greece
# Greece

Greece delays crucial talks as EU piles on pressure

Feb 7th 2012, 10:12 PM 2,660 Views 34 Comments

Prime minister Lucas Papademos blamed the delay on “missing paperwork”.

# lucas-papademos - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Greek debt talks with bondholders break down unexpectedly
# Greece
# Greece

Greek debt talks with bondholders break down unexpectedly

Jan 21st 2012, 1:38 PM 2,684 Views 22 Comments

The representative of Greece’s private creditors has left the country.

# lucas-papademos - Friday 13 January, 2012

Greece may face full default after talks with bondholders falter
# It Never Rains...
# It Never Rains...

Greece may face full default after talks with bondholders falter

Jan 13th 2012, 5:21 PM 3,232 Views 14 Comments

Talks between Greece and its bondholders have “paused for reflection” but may be on the verge of total collapse.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Greece: If we can't finalise second bailout, we'll have to leave the euro
# Greece
# Greece

Greece: If we can't finalise second bailout, we'll have to leave the euro

Jan 3rd 2012, 4:29 PM 5,155 Views 42 Comments

The Greek government warns that talks to finalise a default on some sovereign bonds have the euro’s future at stake.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Debt crisis is Europe's worst moment since WW2 - Merkel
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Debt crisis is Europe's worst moment since WW2 - Merkel

Nov 15th 2011, 8:05 AM 848 Views 47 Comments

Angela Merkel tells delegates at her party’s conference that the European debt crisis is the greatest crisis for seven decades.

# lucas-papademos - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Lucas Papademos named as Greece's new prime minister
# Greece
# Greece

Lucas Papademos named as Greece's new prime minister

Nov 10th 2011, 12:47 PM 422 Views 11 Comments

He will head a new unity government it has been confirmed at last.

# lucas-papademos - Friday 17 June, 2011

Greece names Evangelos Venizelos as new finance minister
# Greece
# Greece

Greece names Evangelos Venizelos as new finance minister

Jun 17th 2011, 7:50 AM 404 Views 3 Comments

The move comes amid speculation that the prime minister had trouble finding a replacement for the outgoing finance minister.

# lucas-papademos - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Greece prepares for new cabinet amid turmoil in the markets and on the streets of Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Greece prepares for new cabinet amid turmoil in the markets and on the streets of Athens

Jun 16th 2011, 9:42 AM 209 Views 2 Comments

Reports indicate that the finance minister is likely to be replaced but who wants “the worst job in Europe”?