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Updated On: Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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Greek 2018 Primary Budget Surplus Exceeds Forecasts

Content by: Voice of America ATHENS — Greece's budget performance in 2018 was better than expected following some revenue-boosting measures by the government. According to the country's statistical agency, Greece recorded a primary budget surplus, ...

Crisis-hit Greeks Foot Steep Bills for Health and Education

Content by: Voice of America ATHENS — Every month, when his respiratory medicine runs out, Dionysis Assimakopoulos heads to the most unlikely pharmacy in Athens. Amid derelict stadiums dating from the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, the ...

US Home Sales Slump Ahead of Spring Selling Season

Content by: Voice of America U.S. home sales fell more than expected in March, pointing to continued weakness in the housing market despite declining mortgage rates and slowing house price gains. The sharp drop in home sales reported by the ...

Food Stamps, Online Grocery Shopping Are About to Mix 

Content by: Voice of America NEW YORK — Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries online for the first ...


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