2 000 refugees stuck on Macedonia border

2015-08-22 18:15

Hundreds of mostly-Syrian refugees seeking better life in western Europe arrived Saturday at the Greek-Macedonian border where some 2,000 others are stranded in no-man's land after being stopped by Macedonian police.

Eurozone demands more from Greece, delays decision on aid

2015-07-12 10:19

Eurozone finance ministers have demanded that Greece go beyond painful austerity measures if it wants them to open negotiations on a third bailout for his bankrupt country.

Photo of the Day: Permanent Memories

2014-02-24 16:50

Sometimes, photos just don't do memories justice.

Greece aims to stem layoffs - policy plan

2012-06-24 12:35

Greece's new coalition government will seek to stem layoffs and extend by two years the application period of a tough recovery plan, says an official document.

Greece tourism hit by euro crisis

2012-05-20 11:17

Europeans are avoiding vacations to Greece this summer fearing instability sparked by the debt crisis, says industry sources.

Painful austerity bites into Greek budget

2012-04-23 13:10

Athens has seen its budget deficit fall to 9.1% of GDP as tough austerity measures curb spending.

El-Erian: Portugal may be the next Greece

2012-03-19 12:38

Pimco chief Mohamed El-Erian says he expects Portugal to be the next eurozone member to falter.

Greek debt could derail again - EU/IMF

2012-02-21 14:49

A confidential report by the IMF and EU, Greece's lenders, says if reforms are delayed, its debt could again rocket to unmanageable levels.

Eurozone set to deal Greece bailout hand

2012-02-19 10:23

The eurozone intends to draw a line under the contentious second Greek bailout.

ECB holds rates, faces grilling on Greece

2012-02-09 15:09

The European Central Bank stayed in wait-and-see mode and left interest rates unchanged but attention is now on whether it will help Greece avoid a messy default.


WATCH: Greece rewrites economic textbooks

2015-07-15 14:09

It could be a chapter in an economics textbook: What happens when severe austerity is imposed on an economy that’s already lost a quarter of its output?

Everyone is trying to decode this Greek note

2015-07-08 07:56

Everyone is trying to decode this photo of the Greek finance minister's handwritten notes after he was sworn in this week.

Ministers: Bank to pump €1.4bn into Greece

2012-07-22 13:45

The European Investment Bank will inject €1.4bn by 2015 to fund infrastructure projects in Greece, say the ministers of finance and development.

G8 leaders hope Greece remains in Eurozone

2012-05-20 13:27

President Barack Obama says the US and other G8 members agree Europe's financial crisis must be addressed with a mix of growth and austerity measures.

Euro slips on Greek turmoil

2012-05-11 10:15

The euro remained under pressure as investors kept a close eye on political turmoil in debt-hit Greece.

Greek parliament approves bailout

2012-03-21 10:17

The Greek Parliament approved a second international bailout deal after thousands of anti-austerity protesters held peaceful protests against the deal.

EIB president: Europe must not lose Greece

2012-03-04 11:30

The loss of Greece would slow down European integration by several decades, says European Investment Bank president Werner Hoyer.

Cyprus hopes gas riches will avert contagion

2012-02-19 15:32

Cyprus residents and politicians are nervously watching the crisis unfolding in Athens but hoping that a giant offshore gas discovery will save them.

Greeks strike as EU demands more cuts

2012-02-10 12:12

Greek workers again protested against austerity after eurozone finance ministers demanded more cutbacks before releasing a second financial bailout.

Frustration mounts with bailout deal

2012-02-08 18:43

Greek party leaders finally gathered to agree a reform deal in return for a new EU/IMF rescue to avoid a chaotic default.

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