Kit Gillet is a freelance journalist currently based in Bucharest. His work appears regularly in the international press, for publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, Monocle, The Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and CNN.
Greece

Year in review 2015: Greek crisis far from over

Despite surviving 2015, the future looks bleak for the Greek economy, its government, and its people
Free clinics, doctors try to patch growing holes in Greece's safety net

Free clinics, doctors try to patch growing holes in Greece’s safety net

The economic crisis in Greece has left hospitals and other healthcare providers underfinanced and understaffed, forcing the ill to rely on friends and volunteers to stay well.

‘Iron lady’ set to play central role in next act of Greek bailout drama

Romanian economist Delia Velculescu, who forged a steely reputation as lead IMF negotiator in Cyprus deal, heads for Athens to engineer new agreement

Greece’s crashing economy drives the young and educated towards the exits

Roughly 3 percent of Greece's population, mostly skilled labor, have emigrated seeking economic opportunity since 2010. Anecdotal evidence indicates the trend is accelerating.

Eurozone exit averted, but for Greek businesses, outlook is still bleak

The freezing of Greek banks may have avoided their collapse, but it has also kept local businesses from paying their bills. 'Right now we are at the mercy of our creditors' politeness,' says one entrepreneur.

Greece moves ahead on bailout reform votes, but will Tsipras pay the price?

Greece's parliament looks set to pass the reforms demanded by the country's foreign creditors in exchange for a third bailout. The question now is whether Prime Minister Tsipras will politically survive.

Southeast Europe braces for potential Grexit

Southeast Europe is bracing itself for the impact of a potential Greek exit from the Eurozone after its southern neighbour voted “No” in a referendum on whether to accept austerity measures demanded by the country's creditors.