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  1. Greeks Brace For The Fallout As Deadline LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A Greek demonstrator urges a "no" vote in Sunday's referendum on whether Greece should accept international demands for additional financial austerity. He is holding an old 1,000 Greek drachma bank note during a rally in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki on Monday.

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  2. Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Republic

    Several reported having some anxious moments over the weekend thanks to empty ATMs and merchants refusing credit cards, but the inconveniences eased as ATMs were replenished Monday. "We were finally able to get cash out of an ATM today, thankfully, since we are running out of euros we got in the U.S.," said Anthony Adornato, a college professor from Syracuse, New York, heading from Athens to the island of Kea with three other Americans.

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  3. Tourists Are Left in Lurch by Greek CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Foreign visitors to Greece might find themselves unable to pay for services or meals as ATMs are running out of cash People at the Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athens on Monday. Tourists might be affected by Greece's financial situation, as ATMs are running dry and many businesses are no longer accepting credit cards.

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  4. Greeks Brace For The Fallout As Deadline LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNED

    A Greek demonstrator urges a "no" vote in Sunday's referendum on whether Greece should accept international demands for additional financial austerity. He is holding an old 1,000 Greek drachma bank note during a rally in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki on Monday.

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  5. 'Business as usual' for tourists, Greece insists - but Canada says bring cashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Tourists take pictures of the ancient Acropolis hill 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.

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  6. Greeks struggling to get by as cash dries up ahead of referendum on EURead the original story

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    An Insights West online survey of B.C. leisure travellers asked respondents to select the "best places" in their province from a list of 69 destinations, attractions and landmarks. Crowds took to the streets Sunday to eat, drink and dance during Greek Day, the annual outdoor festival on Broadway ATHENS - "Our business survived the Turks and Hitler.

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  7. Anti-Bailout Protests As Greece Rows With EURead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    Some 17,000 demonstrators have gathered on the streets of Greece to protest against the latest bailout deal - accusing its international creditors of blackmail. Many support Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras and said they would heed his call to vote against the latest deal in a referendum on Sunday - despite the risks the country might then go crashing out of the eurozone.

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  8. What Greeks really think about the crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    The streets in the Pagkrati district of Athens are eerily silent - and although it is a Monday afternoon, they are all but deserted. Some store fronts have been abandoned for so long that the "For Rent" signs in the windows have become discoloured by the sun.

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  9. Greek financial crisis: what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Elderly people, who usually get their pensions at the end of the month, wait outside a closed bank in Athens, Monday, June 29, amid the country's worsening financial crisis. The financial chaos in Greece reached a new peak Monday, with long lineups at cash machines, protests involving burning euros and a sagging global stock market.

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  10. The very big risks of the Greek debt crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    Greece is spiraling ever deeper into a financial and political crisis that could end with it becoming the first country to crash out of the euro. That's not going to spell the end of the European Union -- after all, Greece represents just 2% of the eurozone.

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  11. Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shutRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Greece's five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn to date Sunday, with the cabinet deciding, after an 8-hour session, that Greek banks would remain shut for six working days and restrictions would be imposed on cash withdrawals. The Athens Stock Exchange would also not open on Monday, financial sector officials confirmed.

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  12. On the frontline with touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Economist

    AS THEY boarded the 5:45am flight from London's Gatwick Airport to Athens in Greece this morning, holidaymakers were weighed down by more than just the usual excess luggage. With Greece's euro membership hanging in the balance as the result of its prime minister's decision to call a referendum on whether to accept the latest bailout offer from its creditors, holidaying Britons were preparing for the worst.

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  13. Spain says Greece can still negotiate debt dealRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Monday that Greece still has time to reach an agreement with its bailout creditors before its existing aid program ends on Tuesday night. Greece blindsided creditors on Saturday by calling a referendum for July 5 on the latest bailout proposal being offered to Greece, a move interpreted by its creditors as Athens' desire to break off negotiations.

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  14. Should you still travel to Greece?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    On Saturday, Greek Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras surprised the world by announcing that the country would hold a referendum on July 5 on whether or not to accept the tough economic terms set by the country's international creditors, including severe tax increases and cuts to public service spending and even pensions. The government is urging the public to reject the terms, making it increasingly likely that the country will default on its debt and abandon the euro in favor of its own independent currency.

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  15. Europe stock markets drop on Grexit fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The China Post

    HONG KONG/LONDON -- European stocks dropped on Monday as investors feared Greece could be heading for a eurozone exit, while fallout from the Tunisia attacks hit the travel sector. Around midday in Frankfurt, the DAX 30 was showing a loss of 3.33 percent to 11,109.16 points compared with Friday's closing level.

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  16. Greek Crisis Now Causing Bizarre Behavior In Visiting New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dealbreaker

    The Finance Ministry said Sunday that banks will be closed for six days and local bank customers will only be able to withdraw a 60 a day from ATMs to prevent the banking system from collapsing. To protect the vital tourism industry, cardholders of foreign accounts aren't subject to the ATM limit.

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  17. What Would a Greek Drachma Look Like? Painful.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Pensioners queue outside a closed National Bank of Greece branch in the hope that it might open in Athens on June 29. Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls in an announcement designed to avert the collapse of its financial system, heightening the risk it will be forced out of the euro. Peter Spiegel at the Financial Times hints at "humanitarian aid."

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  18. The Latest: Ireland says Greece was unfair in calling voteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTMF

    Tsipras says the Bank of Greec... . Elderly people, who usually get their pensions at the end of the month, wait outside a closed bank in Athens, Monday, June 29, 2015.

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  19. The Latest: Cyprus supports bailout extension for GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Cyprus' president has sent a letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras saying he supports his request for an extension of a few days to the country's bailout. The bailout expires Tuesday, and Tsipras asked for it to be extended so Greece can hold a referendum on creditor reform demands on Sunday.

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  20. Polcari: Greece Reaches A Boil, Time To Book A TripRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    And in my hour of darkness, she is standing right in front of me, speaking words of wisdom, let it be. Let it be, let it be, Let it be, let it be, Whisper words of wisdom, Let it be.

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