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Greece, EU search for an honourable solution

Pro-government demonstrators holding aloft Greek and EU flags in Athens. Premier Alexis Tsipras continues to enjoy strong public backing after years of cutbacks demanded by international creditors.


EUROPEAN Union finance ministers wielded enticements and veiled threats on Tuesday to press Greece to stay in an international bailout as financial markets slipped on fears of disruption if Athens' credit lines expire in 10 days.

However, the euro recovered from a dip that