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Pressed by left, Greece's Tsipras vows 'thus far and no further'

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ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond those agreed with lenders at a euro zone summit this month. | Video

Greek stock market unlikely to reopen this week

ATHENS - Greece's stock market will probably stay closed for the rest of this week due to technical glitches at local banks, prolonging a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, an exchange spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

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Greece did not seek more funding from ECB on Wednesday: sources

FRANKFURT/ATHENS - Greece did not request a further increase in Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) from the European Central Bank on Wednesday, in a sign Greek banks are not burning through cash as fast as previously feared, sources familiar with the situation said.

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Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural Greece

LAMIA, Greece - Wild boar and power cuts were Greek cotton farmer Mimis Tsakanikas' biggest worries until a bank shutdown last month left him stranded without cash to pay suppliers, and his customers without money to pay him.

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Greek prosecutor to investigate reports on Varoufakis' 'Plan B'

ATHENS - A Greek prosecutor has launched an investigation into whether any laws were violated after former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis revealed plans to hack into tax codes and create a parallel payment system, court officials said on Wednesday.

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Greek debt restructuring is inevitable, says IMF chief

WASHINGTON - Greece's international creditors will have no choice but to accept an easing of the terms of Athens' debts, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

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Greek PM says may have to call early election

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he may have to call an early election to bolster a parliamentary majority that has been strained by bailout reforms demanded by creditors.

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Merkel's Bavarian ally says Grexit would cause 'utter chaos'

BERLIN - A Greek exit from the euro zone would cause "utter chaos" but would have to be accepted if Athens was not willing to implement reforms, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally Horst Seehofer told German newspaper Die Welt on Wednesday.

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Greek creditors seek third wave of reforms before loan

BRUSSELS/ATHENS - International creditors want Greece to enact a third wave of politically sensitive reforms before they will release any money to keep the near bankrupt country afloat under a third bailout they began negotiating on Monday. | Video

World, 27 Jul 2015

Greece's Varoufakis confirms covert plan to hack tax codes

ATHENS - Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed on Monday he had made secret preparations to hack into citizens' tax codes to create a parallel payment system after the disclosure provoked shock and disbelief in Greece.

World, 27 Jul 2015