Greece


German conservative quits after Greek extension

2015-03-31 16:19

A prominent Eurosceptic in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc has resigned, due to being pressured to back an extension of Greece's bailout.

Greek ferry reaches island port

2015-03-27 22:34

The Greek ferry has reached a remote island port after being stranded for 2 days, helped by lull in gales.

Greece to run out of cash by April 20

2015-03-25 08:54

Greece will run out of money by April 20 unless it receives fresh aid from creditors, a source familiar with the matter has told Reuters.

Greek PM more optimistic after talks

2015-03-20 11:40

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is more optimistic after three hours of talks with Germany, France and EU leaders on Greece's further financing on reforms.

Greece pushes utilities to lend govt cash

2015-03-19 21:30

Greece's leftist government is pushing major state utility firms to lend it cash on a short term repo transactions, an attempt to avoid running empty.

Greek PM demands EU stop 'unilateral actions'

2015-03-19 09:30

Greek Prime Minister has lambasted European partners for criticising a new anti-poverty law hours before it was voted on.

Europe needs plan from Merkel - Greek minister

2015-03-15 21:30

German Chancellor Angela Merkel should present an economic growth plan for Europe, says Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

Germans favour Grexit - poll

2015-03-13 12:48

More than half of Germans believe debt-stricken Greece should leave the eurozone, amid a flaring war of words between Athens and Berlin.

Greece, creditors commence bailout talks

2015-03-12 11:52

Greece and its international creditors have held a new round of negotiations on which kind of reforms are necessary in return for further bailout aid.

EU, Greece to start technical loan talks

2015-03-10 10:00

Eurozone ministers warn Greece it has "no time to lose" and have agreed on starting technical talks between finance experts from Athens and its creditors.

 

Greek PM: No rift with Europe

2015-03-29 09:27

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he doesn't seek a rift with Europe after the country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders.

Greece, Switzerland resume talks

2015-03-26 12:30

Greece and Switzerland are to hold a new round of talks on a deal designed to help the cash-strapped Mediterranean country recover billions of euros in unpaid taxes.

Hard for Greece to avoid privatisation

2015-03-24 10:15

Greece can choose its reforms to unblock loans from international creditors and stave off bankruptcy, but will struggle to avoid privatisations and pension reform.

EU tells Greece time, patience running out

2015-03-20 10:00

Eurozone leaders have told Greece its leftist-led government must implement agreed reforms to avert a looming cash crunch that could force it out of the euro.

Greece passes anti-poverty bill EU concerns

2015-03-19 16:00

Greek lawmakers this week overwhelmingly passed an anti-poverty bill intended to provide economic support for families suffering financially.

Greece repays IMF loan as talks resume

2015-03-16 14:15

Cash-strapped Greece has made a loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund as it embarked on technical discussions with its international lenders.

EU executive warns of Grexit 'catastrophe'

2015-03-15 20:30

The European Commission has warned of "catastrophe" if Greece has to abandon the euro and has urged EU governments to show solidarity.

Tsipras to keep his word amid German spat

2015-03-13 11:15

Greece reassures its eurozone partners to stick with its bailout plan from international creditors, this is despite a spat between Athens and Berlin.

Greece gets half-billion euro lifeline

2015-03-11 09:09

After turning the screws on Athens for a week, the European Stability Mechanism has thrown Greece's radical new government a €555m lifeline.

Greece warned to step up pace of reform

2015-03-10 08:37

Eurozone finance ministers have urged Greece to act faster on reforms, warning that no bailout funds will flow until it starts implementing new measures.

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