Latest update 08/05/2010
Europe's Greek tragedy
In October 2009, Greece’s public debt reached a terrifying 12.7 percent of GDP, kicking off a crisis in European markets that threatened the currency block's economic stability. After several months of hesitation, eurozone nations agreed in May to an aid package for Greece worth some €110 billion - but the austerity measures called for by the plan are brutal. For the latest reports, interviews and analysis on the Greek financial tragedy, log on to FRANCE24.com.