Greece hasn't got the money to make June IMF repayment: interior minister


ATHENS/LONDON - Greece cannot make debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister said on Sunday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default if talks fail.

IMF participation in Greek debt talks 'essential': German fin min

BERLIN - Germany views the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in negotiations over Greece's reforms as completely necessary, a spokesman for the finance ministry in Berlin said on Friday.

22 May 2015

IMF's Lagarde says much work left to be done on Greece deal

RIO DE JANEIRO - A potential deal to help resolve Greece's debt crisis still requires a lot of work and must not be rushed, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Friday.

22 May 2015

Greece says it will default in June without aid from lenders

ATHENS - Greece will not be able to make a payment to the International Monetary Fund due on June 5 unless foreign lenders provide more aid, a senior ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday, the latest warning from Athens that it is on the verge of default.

Greece, 20 May 2015

Greece must reach deal with lenders by early June, finance minister says

ATHENS - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Athens must reach a reforms deal with its European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders to unlock aid by early June.

20 May 2015

Help quake-hit Nepal by cancelling foreign debt: campaigners

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Multinational lenders like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) can help Nepal rebuild and recover from two devastating earthquakes by cancelling some of its almost $4 billion foreign debt, campaigners said on Tuesday.

Greece nears debt deal in May as money runs low

ATHENS - Greece is near a cash-for-reforms deal with its euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund that would help it meet debt repayments next month, the country's finance minister said on Monday, as worries persist over a possible bankruptcy.

World, Greece, 18 May 2015

Greece hopes to meet June payments, wages and pensions a priority: finance minister

ATHENS - Greece hopes to meet its debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund and pay wages and pensions next month, but if it has to choose between the two it will opt to pay the latter, the country's finance minister said on Monday.

World, 18 May 2015

Greek PM warned lenders of not repaying IMF debt in May: report

ATHENS - Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had at one stage warned foreign creditors that Athens would not repay 750 million euros due to the IMF in May unless they provided it with immediate liquidity, the Kathimerini newspaper reported on Saturday.

Greece, 16 May 2015

Greece offers privatization concession as Germany stays tough

ATHENS - Greece on Thursday offered a concession to its international lenders by pushing ahead with the sale of its biggest port, Piraeus.

Greece, 14 May 2015