Greek PM says may have to call early election

2015-07-29 15:45

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he may have to call an early election to bolster a parliamentary majority that has been strained by bailout reforms.

New Greek bailout talks start

2015-07-27 15:03

Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout have begun in Athens but the lenders want to see more reforms turned into law.

No reforms, no money, German lawmaker warns

2015-07-22 10:00

A senior German lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has warned the Greek government not to backtrack on its reform commitments.

In Greek crisis, one big unhappy EU family

2015-07-21 08:47

The latest paroxysm of Greece's debt crisis has exposed rifts in the eurozone which if not addressed soon could lead to the break-up of the European monetary union.

Greek banks reopen, Tsipras eyes return to normal

2015-07-20 13:15

Greeks have queued outside banks as they reopened three weeks after closing to stop the system collapsing under a flood of withdrawals.

Counting the cost for Greece and Europe

2015-07-17 15:15

When Greek leaders began a shift in policy last year to ease themselves out from under the tutelage of foreign creditors, they hoped it would bring economic gains.

Back Greek talks or face chaos: Merkel

2015-07-17 13:15

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on German lawmakers to back negotiations for a third Greek bailout, saying the alternative was chaos.

Europe came close to catastrophe - Tusk

2015-07-17 11:30

Europe has come close to catastrophe as the talks between Greece and its creditors for a new bailout deal last weekend almost failed, says EU chief Donald Tusk.

IMF calls for Greece debt relief

2015-07-15 10:15

A secret International Monetary Fund study shows Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far.

Greek banks to remain shut - source

2015-07-13 18:22

Greek banks will remain shut beyond Monday, a finance ministry source says as authorities struggled to contain the economic damage from a two-week closure.


ECB takes Kaneria to court

2015-07-29 14:01

The ECB have asked a Pakistani court to help them recover almost $390 000 in fines and costs levelled against Danish Kaneria.

Europe holds up as Greek crisis dents confidence

2015-07-24 10:45

The eurozone economy has maintained a steady pace of growth at the start of the third quarter, weathering strains on confidence from the debt crisis in Greece.

Greece looks to seal bailout deal in weeks

2015-07-21 15:34

Greece should wrap up bailout talks with international lenders by August 20, once parliament approves the second package of measures.

Greece repays €4.2bn to European Central Bank

2015-07-20 19:15

Greece has repaid the European Central Bank, the bank says, clearing a key obligation worth about €4.2bn with one of its top lenders.

Greece to see higher taxes, reopened banks

2015-07-19 13:11

Greeks will see substantial increases in their value-added taxes, which was one of the conditions imposed by its creditors.

JSE moves sideways

2015-07-17 14:41

The JSE has moved mostly sideways as investors contemplated profit taking after the market's strong run over the past seven trading days.

Europe moves to restore funding to Greece

2015-07-17 12:15

Europe has moved to re-open funding to Greece's stricken economy after the parliament in Athens approved a new bailout programme in a fractious vote.

ECB gives Greece thumbs up with funding boost

2015-07-17 09:15

The European Central Bank has increased emergency funding for Greek banks, ending a freeze of almost three weeks, urging Europe to find a way to cut the debt burden.

Greek PM faces party revolt over bailout deal

2015-07-14 09:00

Greece's leftwing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces a showdown with rebels in his own party, furious at his capitulation to German demands.

Eurozone summit aims to keep Greece in Euro

2015-07-13 09:00

Eurozone leaders will fight to the finish to keep near-bankrupt Greece in the eurozone after the European Union's chairperson cancelled a planned summit.

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