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Greece worries compound euro's record quarterly fall

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LONDON - The euro remained on track for its biggest quarterly fall and European shares for their best first quarter of the euro era on Tuesday as worries about Greece's finances kept the single currency under pressure.

Starbucks U.S. cafes debuting new smoothies, kale optional

LOS ANGELES - Starbucks Corp and Danone SA on Tuesday will begin selling a smoothie line at more than 4,300 U.S. Starbucks shops as part of a Greek yogurt partnership that will also include yogurt parfaits and ready-to-eat yogurt to be sold by grocers.

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Greek PM says wants 'honest compromise' but not at any cost

ATHENS - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday appealed for an "honest compromise" with lenders but warned Greece would not agree to an "unconditional" one, after its biggest creditor demanded it do more to show commitment to reform. | Video

World, 30 Mar 2015

Greek PM says wants 'honest compromise' but not at any cost

ATHENS - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday appealed for an "honest compromise" with lenders but warned Greece would not agree to an "unconditional" one, after its biggest creditor demanded it do more to show commitment to reform. | Video

World 30 Mar 2015

Soros says ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if West helps

VIENNA - George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if Western countries help private investment there, and sees a 1 in 3 chance Greece will leave the euro, the billionaire financier told Austrian newspaper Der Standard.

George Soros, World, 30 Mar 2015

Greek reform list yet to take shape as talks with lenders continue

ATHENS/BRUSSELS - Greece and its international creditors continued talks through the weekend on reforms to unlock loans and Athens sounded an upbeat tone, but the lenders said it could take several more days before a proper list of measures was ready.

World, 29 Mar 2015

Greek PM Tsipras says he seeks no rift with Europe

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds.

World, 28 Mar 2015

Neither Grexit, nor Grexident. Euro and 'drachma' in parallel?

BRUSSELS - Greece is unlikely to exit the euro, either intentionally or accidentally. But it might be forced to introduce an alternative means of payment, in parallel to the euro, to pay some domestic bills if a reform-for-cash deal with its creditors is not secured soon, several euro zone officials said.

27 Mar 2015

Greek government denies finance minister Varoufakis to resign

ATHENS - Greece's outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is not planning to resign, two Greek government officials said on Friday, denying a report in Germany's Bild newspaper.

World, Germany, 27 Mar 2015

Greece prepares reforms, eyes deal with euro zone next week

ATHENS - Greece will present measures to boost tax revenues and encourage investors as part of a reforms list aimed at reaching a deal with lenders early next week to unlock aid, the government said on Thursday.

26 Mar 2015