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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Greece sends reform plan to EU promising new tax hikes

2015-07-10 10:14

The Greek government has sent a package of reform proposals to its eurozone creditors in a race to win new funds to avert bankruptcy.

IMF: Bursting Chinese bubble 'no reason to lose confidence'

2015-07-09 19:20

The International Monetary Fund says that there is no reason to lose faith in China's economy because of the bursting stock market bubble.

IMF chief cannot bend rules for Greece

2015-07-09 09:50

The head of the International Monetary Fund has reiterated that the global financial institution cannot bend its rules when it comes to Greece.

Greece files formal request for eurozone loan

2015-07-08 12:51

Greece has lodged a formal request for a bailout loan with the eurozone's special support fund, says a spokesperson for the European Stability Mechanism.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Secret report: Greece needs debt relief far beyond EU plans

2015-07-14 16:40

Greece will need far bigger debt relief than eurozone partners have been prepared to envisage so far due to the devastation of its economy and banks in the last two weeks.

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.

Protests in Ghana over increasing cost of living

2015-07-09 21:28

Hundreds of workers have taken to the streets in Ghana to protest against the increased cost of living as union leaders warned the country's economic woes were reaching a crisis point.

Greek banks to remain closed all week - govt

2015-07-09 10:52

Greek banks will remain closed until July 13 and a €60 per day ATM withdrawal limit will remain in force, says the Greek finance ministry.

Betting odds show "Grexit" now looks more likely

2015-07-08 13:30

The chances Greece will leave the euro this year now look greater than ever, says UK bookmaker William Hills.

Cees Bruggemans: Why Greek ‘No’ vote may be a hollow victory

2015-07-07 14:49

A Pyrrhic Victory inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Is this the true lesson from Greece’s “No” vote, asks Cees Bruggemans.

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