Greece sticks to bailout targets in draft budget

2015-10-06 16:30

Greece has stuck strictly to the targets enshrined in its international bailout programme in unveiling a draft budget which sees the economy shrinking in 2016.

Good progress made on bailout reforms: IMF

2015-09-25 16:15

Eurozone member Cyprus is making good progress on structural reforms under the terms of a 2013 bailout, says the IMF.

Greece’s year of tumult enters new chapter

2015-09-21 09:45

Greek voters have had the choice to reject the man who led their country close to being forced out of Europe’s single currency. Instead, they embraced him.

Bad loans haunt Greek banks seeking new start

2015-09-07 15:00

Greek banks have been badly wounded and limited lending even further, fearful about their exposure to loans many borrowers may never be able to pay back.

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.


Greece to unveil painful 2016 draft budget

2015-10-05 12:03

Greece will unveil a painful draft budget meant to satisfy international creditors, projecting the economy will stay in recession before returning to growth.

Tsipras returns to power to fight for Greek debt

2015-09-21 13:30

Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras will return as prime minister determined to secure debt relief from creditors in his 'first and most important battle.'

Another election? Weary Greeks see little gain

2015-09-17 12:30

As Greeks are summoned to the ballot box yet again - election fatigue has set in. Voters are bracing for more economic pain no matter who’s elected.

Tsipras vows battle to improve bailout

2015-09-07 10:30

Greece's ex-prime minister has promised to fight to improve the terms of the latest bailout as he tries to shore up a rapidly collapsing lead in polls.

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.

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