Protesters carry the coffin of Gunay Ozarslan, killed by Turkish police at an anti-terror operation, in Istanbul,  yesterday. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

Today’s emergency meeting of Nato ambassadors in Brussels has focused minds on the increasingly complex geopolitical situation unfolding on the border(...)

The LÉ Eithne in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

The Government has agreed to accept up to 600 additional Syrian and Eritrean migrants over the next two years as part of a European Union relocation p(...)

EU commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis, speaks at a news conference on Wednesday. He has confirmed the troika is to return to Greece for negotiations. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Negotiations on a third bailout package for Greece are expected to begin next week, with senior officials indicating that August 10th is the provision(...)

Mario Draghi (centre) following a meeting of the ECB’s governing council in Frankfurt. Photograph: Arne Dedert/EPA

Greece is expected to meet a key payment to the European Central Bank on Monday after the eurogroup of finance ministers approved a €7 billion bridgi(...)

People line up at an ATM outside an Alpha Bank branch in Athens, Greece on July 16th, 2015. Greece awoke with a political hangover on Thursday after parliament approved a stringent bailout programme, thanks to the votes of the pro-European opposition, amid the worst protest violence this year. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters 1:46

Greece is expected to meet a key €3.5 billion payment to the European Central Bank on Monday after the eurogroup of finance ministers approved a €7 bi(...)

Greece has been in arrears to the IMF since June 30th and missed a further €450m payment on Monday

Following more than 30 hours of talks, political agreement for a third Greek bailout was agreed in the early hours of Monday morning. Though hailed as(...)

With Greece facing a €3.5bn payment to the ECB on Monday, creditors are racing to devise a plan to provide fast cash to the struggling economy to avert full- scale default

Euro zone finance ministers will hold a conference call this morning in the wake of last night’s vote in the Greek parliament on reform measures deman(...)

Women stand by a slogan written on the pavement reading ‘Here lies Syriza, the party I once supported ‘ in front of the Greek parliament in Athens. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images 1:54

The European Commission has proposed a €7 billion bridging loan for Greece to help the country make its immediate financial commitments, including a €(...)

European Stability Mechanism (ESM) managing director Klaus Regling: says  he expects the IMF to contribute to any third bailout package, once Greece’s arrears with it have been paid.  Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

The International Monetary Fund has warned that Greece will need significantly more debt relief than has been envisaged by its European lenders, ra(...)

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, Dutch Finance Minister , President of Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde, Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan and French finance minister Michel Sapin at the start of a special Eurogroup Finance ministers meeting on Greek crisis at EU council headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

There will be no immediate budgetary implications for Ireland if a third bailout for Greece is agreed, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said. (...)