Tsipras: Greece may face snap elections

2015-07-29 22:03

Greece may be forced to hold early elections if the government does not have a parliamentary majority, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says.

Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks

2015-07-29 13:30

Conflicting statements and denials have flown between Athens and Brussels in a war of nerves highlighting the depth of mutual mistrust over a new €86bn bailout talk.

Stats Guru: Data proves “Beggar” Greece’s productive sector destroyed by EU

2015-07-27 06:31

The Department of Trade & Industry’s retired director of statistics pulls out his graphs on Greece and comes to the conclusion that the world has gone mad.

Greek bailout talks format still being negotiated

2015-07-26 13:12

Greece's labour minister says the format of talks between the government and rescue lenders is still being worked out, confirming a delay in the negotiations for a third international bailout.

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.

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.

Banks reopen as Greece prepares to reboot economy

2015-07-20 06:24

Greek banks are preparing to reopen after a three-week shutdown, but capital controls remain largely in place while citizens also face widespread price hikes.

Greek banks to re-open as PM Tsipras eyes new start

2015-07-18 15:48

The Greek government has ordered banks to open, three weeks after they were shut down to prevent the system collapsing under a flood of withdrawals.


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.

Debt conundrum to keep Greek banks in months-long freeze

2015-07-26 13:17

Greek banks are set to keep broad cash controls in place for months, until fresh money arrives from Europe and with it a sweeping restructuring, officials believe.

From cats to rhino, Greek crisis takes toll

2015-07-25 21:17

Hundreds of cats are loose on the streets, and food is running low for some residents of Athens' zoo. It isn't just humans who are suffering as Greece tries to claw its way out of economic crisis.

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.

SA, Greece paralells – Create environments which advance trust

2015-07-21 14:32

A look at the parallels between the two countries, the one the birthplace of Democracy and the other producing a transition heralded as a miracle.

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.

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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.

2 arrested over Athens wildfire

2015-07-18 12:58

Police in Athens have arrested two men, a Greek and a Bulgarian, on suspicion of accidentally starting a wildfire that ravaged the capital's northeastern outskirts, the fire department says.

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