Services across Greece have ground to a halt in a massive general strike.
Europe’s eurozone bailout institution has approved a €2.72bn disbursement to recapitalise Greece’s ailing Piraeus Bank.
The Greek government has reached an agreement with European creditors on economic measures it must take before it can get its next batch of bailout cash.
Greece’s left-wing prime minister Alex Tsipras has pledged to usher Greece out of its financial crisis by 2019, softening the blow of creditor-mandated austerity with support for the poor.
Well that was a short tenure.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras will call early elections for next month, government officials said, as he tackles a rebellion by hardliners in his governing party who oppose the terms of the country’s new bailout.
Germany’s parliament has overwhelmingly approved a third bailout package for Greece.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Greek debt to "CCC" from "CC".
Finance ministers of the euro single currency group have approved the first €26 billion euro of a vast new bailout package to help rebuild Greece’s economy.
Greek politicians have approved their country’s draft third bailout in a parliamentary vote that relied on opposition party support and saw the government coalition suffer significant dissent.
The Greek government has defended its new bailout programme in tumultuous parliamentary sessions, as it faced a rebellion in the governing Syriza party ahead of a vote on the deal.
Greek MPs have been discussing the country’s critical third bailout with the goal of voting on it before a eurozone finance ministers’ meeting.
Greece has agreed to harsh terms for a new three-year bailout package with international creditors, Greek and European Union officials said, with a few remaining details to be ironed out.
Greece has agreed on the broad terms of a new three-year bailout package with international creditors, with only a few details left to iron out, officials said.
Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos says the country is near to securing a new bailout agreement, possibly within the day.
Greece’s stock market plunged by more than 22% as it reopened after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country’s latest economic crisis.
Greece invited the International Monetary Fund to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital third bailout – talks that are expected to start next week.