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Greece shrugs off debt relief delay, seems confident of deal


ATHENS The Greek government on Tuesday appeared calm after its lenders failed to agree on debt relief for the crisis-hit nation, saying it was confident a deal could be brokered in the next three weeks. | Video

Euro zone ministers eye Greek debt deal with IMF, new loans decision in June

BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers failed to agree on debt relief for Greece with the International Monetary Fund on Monday and did not release new loans to Athens, but came close enough in talks to aim for both deals at their next meeting in three weeks. | Video

IMF, Campaign Finance May 22 2017

German government at odds with itself over Greek debt relief

BERLIN Germany's coalition government split along party lines on Monday over the question of debt relief for Greece ahead of a crunch meeting in Brussels to tackle the thorny issue.

Germany May 22 2017

Greek parliament approves more austerity to unlock bailout funds, debt relief

ATHENS Greek lawmakers approved pension cuts and tax hikes on Thursday sought by the country's lenders to unlock vital financial aid, as angry demonstrators protested outside parliament over new austerity, the latest since the country plunged into crisis seven years ago. | Video

World, May 19 2017

Factbox: Greece legislates measures to wrap up bailout review, get more aid

Greek lawmakers approved an omnibus bill late on Thursday, required by the country's official lenders to conclude a crucial bailout review and release more aid to the debt-ridden country.

World, May 18 2017

Greeks, in nationwide strike, demand end to evermore austerity

ATHENS Thousands of Greeks walked off their jobs on Wednesday and marched through central Athens in an angry protest against continued austerity measures being demanded by international lenders in exchange for disbursing bailout funds. | Video

World, May 17 2017

In Greece's deepening financial crisis, one family's struggle

ATHENS Seven years into Greece's deepening economic crisis, those living on the breadline have been hit hard.

World, May 17 2017

China's Xi offers indebted Greece strong support

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the prime minister of deeply indebted Greece strong support on Saturday, saying the two countries should expand cooperation in infrastructure, energy and telecommunications.

World, May 13 2017

Greek court blocks extradition of Turkish soldiers again, Ankara angry

ATHENS A Greek court on Thursday blocked a second extradition request by Turkey for the final two soldiers among a group of eight who fled to Greece following a failed coup attempt last year, drawing an angry rebuke from Ankara.

World, Turkey, May 04 2017

Greek court blocks new extradition request for Turkish soldiers

ATHENS A Greek court on Wednesday blocked a second request by Turkey for the extradition of soldiers who fled to Greece in July after a failed coup attempt, court officials said, potentially increasing tensions between the traditional foes

World, Turkey, May 03 2017

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