Greek interim cabinet announced

2015-08-28 17:10

Greece's caretaker premier, Vasiliki Thanou, has named the cabinet of her interim government, ahead of snap elections expected in the coming weeks.

Greece heads for election despite opposition

2015-08-21 11:15

Greece's president has formally given the conservative opposition a chance to form a new government after leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.

Greek snap elections won't affect bailout - EU official

2015-08-21 08:32

A senior European Union official says a snap election called by the Greek prime minister would have no effect on the financial aid package.

Dutch PM faces no-confidence vote

2015-08-19 19:27

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is facing a grilling in parliament, and a possible no-confidence vote, for his cabinet's support for debt-ridden Greece's third international bailout.

Give Greece a chance, Schaeuble tells lawmakers

2015-08-19 11:45

German Finance Minister has urged lawmakers to back a third bailout for Greece in a vote, saying it would be irresponsible not to give Greeks a chance.

Vote will be self-evident - Greek energy minister

2015-08-17 20:36

Greek Energy Minister has given the strongest indication yet that the government will call a confidence vote following a rebellion among lawmakers from the ruling party.

Greek PM faces biggest party revolt yet

2015-08-14 16:30

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has faced the widest rebellion yet from his leftist lawmakers as parliament approved a new bailout programme.

Greek government secures votes to pass bailout

2015-08-14 10:47

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government has secured enough votes to win parliamentary approval for a new bailout agreement.

Greece and lenders agree bailout

2015-08-12 09:45

Greece and its international lenders have reached a bailout agreement after nailing down the terms of new loans needed to save the country from financial ruin.

Greece hopes to end bailout talks soon

2015-08-10 15:00

Greece hopes to conclude negotiations with international creditors by early on Tuesday at the latest, a Greek official says.


Eurozone expects Greece to reform despite election

2015-08-21 15:46

European policymakers say they expected Greece to press on with reforms agreed under its new bailout regardless of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' decision to resign.

Greece dampens German consumer confidence

2015-08-21 09:30

Consumer confidence in Germany is being dampened slightly by the enduring wrangle over Greece's debt crisis, according to a poll.

Greece makes €3.2bn debt repayment

2015-08-20 11:30

Greece has made a crucial €3.2bn debt repayment using newly released bailout funds, as a senior minister argued for rapid elections.

German lawmakers back third Greek bailout

2015-08-19 15:08

German lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a third Greek bailout, heeding a call from Finance Minister to give Greece the chance for a new start.

Tsipras yet to decide on early Greek elections

2015-08-19 11:15

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has yet to make up his mind on calling early elections, says a government minister, following a rift in the ruling party.

Euro ministers give blessing to Greek bailout

2015-08-17 09:30

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to lend Greece up to €86bn after Greek lawmakers accepted their stiff conditions despite a revolt by supporters.

Greece unable to shoulder debt burden - report

2015-08-14 12:11

It is doubtful whether Greece will ever be able to pay off its gigantic state debt - set to grow to 201% of gross national product - according to a leaked report.

Greece to get €6bn bridge loans if no agreement at Eurogroup

2015-08-14 09:15

Greece could get €6.04bn in bridge financing if eurozone finance ministers cannot agree on the planned third bailout for Athens when they meet again.

Greece, lenders clinch bailout deal

2015-08-11 10:29

Greece and its international lenders have secured a multi-billion-euro bailout agreement after marathon talks through the night, according to officials.

Greece, lenders in final push to seal new bailout

2015-08-10 14:05

Greece and international creditors are seeking to put final touches on a multi-billion euro bailout accord to keep the country financially afloat.

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