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.

Germany softens tone ahead of Greek debt talks

2015-02-20 15:45

European Union paymaster Germany has softened its tone as eurozone finance ministers raced to break a deadlock over Athens' debts.

No more money with strings attached - Greece

2015-02-09 10:45

Greece's new leftist-led government, isolated in the eurozone, says it wants no more bailout money with strings attached from the EU and the IMF.

Germany won't accept one-sided Greek bailout

2015-02-02 16:30

Berlin will not accept any one-sided changes to Greece's bailout scheme, says German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

Court confirms legality of euro bailout

2014-03-18 12:40

Germany's Constitutional Court confirmed the legality of the euro zone's bailout fund, upholding a preliminary ruling.

Finland finally agrees to Spanish bailout

2012-07-20 11:45

Finland's parliament has approved a European aid package for ailing Spanish banks, as well as a deal for collateral from Spain in exchange for Helsinki's participation.

IMF: Sri Lanka seeking fresh bailout

2012-06-15 16:14

Sri Lanka is seeking fresh help from the International Monetary Fund after drawing down a previous $2.6bn bailout, says a top IMF official.

Greece bailout wracked by uncertainty

2012-02-16 16:36

Greece is battling eurozone mistrust and tensions as it strives to strike a deal that would allow a second bailout to help it stave off bankruptcy.

Report: Greece must undertake deeper reforms

2011-10-09 11:01

A leading member of the international team assessing heavily indebted Greece's progress says the government must undertake even deeper reforms.

Geithner urges EU to leverage €440bn fund

2011-09-16 11:35

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has pressed eurozone ministers to leverage their bailout fund and free up more resources to tackle their debt crisis.


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.

Eurogroup will back Athens proposal - Greece

2015-02-19 10:00

Greek finance minister believes eurozone finance ministers would approve an Athens government proposal on extending the country's loan agreement.

Greek govt in Rome for talks on bailout

2015-02-03 16:45

Leaders of Greece's new leftist government were due in Rome as they continued a tour of European capitals to press their demands for debt relief.

Eurozone backs Greece credit lifeline

2014-11-07 13:00

Eurozone finance ministers have backed a precautionary credit line for Greece after the country exits its bailout at the end of the year.

Spain heading for 'full-blown bailout'

2012-09-08 23:14

Willing or not, Spain is heading towards a full-blown bailout with IMF supervision, strict conditions and the threat of even more painful austerity cuts, analysts say.

Eurozone to force Spain banks to hike capital

2012-07-09 13:06

Eurozone finance ministers have said they will oblige Spain's battered banks to further boost the share of rock-solid core capital.

Greek bond swap success lifts rescue hopes

2012-03-09 07:58

Athens has closed a bond swap offer aimed at reducing its colossal debt pile and averting a chaotic default that would pitch the eurozone into fresh crisis.

Eurozone mulls delay of Greek bailout

2012-02-15 15:53

A second bailout may be held back as Greece remains reluctant to commit to the terms of the €130bn package to stave off bankruptcy and a disorderly default.

Trichet: No to bailout fund lending

2011-10-04 19:06

The European Central Bank should not help to refinance the eurozone rescue fund by lending it money, says its president Jean-Claude Trichet.

Mswati pleads for Greek-style bailout

2011-09-14 18:30

Swaziland's King Mswati III says the International Monetary Fund and World Bank should rescue his cash-strapped country like they did Greece and Portugal.

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