How crises and bailouts have changed Greece’s economy

2018-08-20 21:23

Greece is about to exit its bailout, a symbolic move past the debt crisis that exploded eight years ago and transformed the country’s economy and the lives of its people.

Greece wins pledge for debt relief as IMF bows to Euro proposal

2016-05-25 11:30

Greece’s creditors have reached a preliminary accord to ease the country’s debt burden but left the important details to be hammered out after Germany’s election next year.

Greece faces 'humanitarian crisis'

2015-12-08 15:44

A UN rights expert has urged debt relief for Greece to alleviate poverty and unemployment.

EU bailout fund rescues Greece's top bank

2015-12-01 15:04

The eurozone's bailout fund has rescued Greece's largest bank, launching a recapitalisation process that is a crucial part of the country's third loan programme.

Pragmatic Tsipras postpones Greek revolution

2015-10-13 09:25

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras needs to drop more ideological ballast and provide long-term vision and skill to meet the challenge of economic transformation.

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 warns of 'devastating results' without debt relief

2016-10-13 21:35

European lawmakers supportive of Greece's left-wing government urge European Commission to act swiftly on debt relief for the bailed out eurozone member.

Greek farmers, sailors begin wave of protests

2016-01-24 12:10

Greek farmers and sailors have kicked off a wave of protests against a disputed pension reform mooted by the prime minister.

Greece lifts capital controls on stock market

2015-12-08 13:11

Greece's finance ministry says it has lifted capital controls imposed on its stock market, but kept in place a short selling ban on the shares of its top banks.

Greece gets aid infusion as EU counts on Tsipras

2015-11-24 11:37

Greece has unlocked more of its rescue funds as the eurozone called on its prime minister to maintain commitment to meeting its bailout requirements.

Greece prepares reform bill ahead of bailout review

2015-10-12 15:42

The Greek parliament will vote on a bill, cutting pensions, raising the retirement age and increasing punishments for tax evasion ahead of the first bailout review.

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.

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