BERLIN - German President Joachim Gauck expressed support on Friday for Athens' demands for reparations for the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War Two, even though the government in Berlin has repeatedly rejected the claims.
LONDON - Most top credit rating agencies say they would not cut Greece's rating to default if it misses a payment to the International Monetary Fund or European Central Bank, a stance that could keep vital ECB funding flowing into the financial system.
ATHENS - Greece's government signaled the biggest concessions so far as talks with lenders on a cash-for-reforms package started in earnest on Thursday, but tried to assure leftist supporters it had not abandoned its anti-austerity principles. | Video
AMSTERDAM - The head of the Eurogroup said on Thursday that Europe is prepared for any outcome to the standoff between Greece and its creditors.
WASHINGTON - Greece's next payment to the International Monetary Fund, totaling some 200 million euros in interest payments, is due May 6 because of the May Day holiday in Greece, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday.
ATHENS/BRUSSELS - Euro zone officials sought to wring policy concessions from Greece on Wednesday to unlock urgently needed aid after Athens said it would present a list of reforms for legislation to show it is serious about implementing its promises.
ATHENS - Ratings agency Moody's on Thursday cut Greece's credit rating deeper into junk territory due to uncertainty over whether the indebted country will be able to reach a deal with its international lenders in time to meet upcoming debt repayments.
ATHENS - Greece's government is considering selling stakes in its two largest ports as a concession to reach an agreement with its lenders and unlock bailout funds, a government official said on Wednesday.
ATHENS - Greeks want their government to make a deal with international lenders to unlock aid and do not favor early elections or a referendum if talks hit an impasse, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday.
AMSTERDAM - The head of the Eurogroup said on Tuesday that a recent shakeup of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' negotiating team would not by itself resolve the impasse between Greece and its creditors, and Athens would need new loans to stay afloat.
ATHENS - Few issues sum up the confusion of leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's first two months in office better than the bewildering saga of the country's biggest port, Piraeus, a bastion of militant trade unionists. Full Article
BRUSSELS - Even if it survives the next three months on the brink of bankruptcy, Greece may have blown its best chance of a long-term debt deal by alienating its euro zone partners when it most needed their support. Full Article