Greek bailout - updates

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2,500 demonstrate in Athens against pension reform

Jan 16, 2016 - 10:07 PM

Greece is under pressure from its bailout creditors in the European Union and IMF to reduce spending on pensions the highest in the EU

Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Germany s finance minister Wolfgang Shaeuble hails Greece but warns that Europe will closely monitor reforms in Athens

Eurozone approves Greek bailout in return for far-reaching reforms

Aug 15, 2015 - 9:58 AM

New loans of up to 86 billion euros 96 billion will be made available over the next 3 years to Greece says the European Commission

APPROVED. President of Eurogroup and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem leaves after a special Eurogroup Finance ministers meeting on the Greek crisis. Eurozone finance ministers on August 14 approved Greece's third bailout package in five years moving within reach of a deal that will commit the near-bankrupt country to wide-reaching reforms in return for urgently needed funds. Photo by Julien Warnand/EPA

Punishing terms of Greek bailout deal

Jul 13, 2015 - 10:42 PM

Here are the key points of the statement issued by eurozone leaders after 17 exhausting hours of talks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at his office in Athens just after flying in from Brussels on July 13, 2015. AFP Photo / Louisa Gouliamaki

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Jul 13, 2015 - 6:33 PM

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Greek parliament backs new debt reform plan

Jul 11, 2015 - 8:58 AM

UPDATED About 251 lawmakers out of 300 deputies back the package to keep the nation alive and in the European Union

KEEPING GREECE 'ALIVE.' Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) delivers his speech during a parliament vote concerning Greece's proposal to the lenders, at the parliament in Athens, Greece, early July 11, 2015. Photo by Yannis Kolesidis/EPA

Putin watches on as Europe flounders over Greek crisis

Jul 07, 2015 - 10:41 PM

Russin President Vladimir Putin is among the first leaders that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called to discuss his country s resounding No vote to a bailout plan

File photo by Alexey Nikolsky/RIS Novosti/Kremlin Pool/EPA

Greece won't leave eurozone, says Italian PM

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:12 AM

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says Greece will not exit the eurozone regardless of the outcome of the country s referendum this weekend

THE NO VOTE. Protesters hold a giant a Greek flag during a rally in Athens, Greece, 29 June 2015. Greek voters will decide in a referendum on 05 July whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's international creditors. Photo by Yannis Kolesidis / EPA

Greek premier defiant as bailout talks enter 'homestretch'

May 24, 2015 - 12:04 AM

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras also accuses some creditors of taking advantage of Greece s cash asphyxiation and pledges he will not budge to irrational demands that involve crossing his government s red lines

DEFIANT. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. File photo by Orestis Panagiotou/ EPA