Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras gestures before his speech during a parliament session in Athens yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Greece’s latest round of reform proposals have so far failed to satisfy creditors, with discussions set to continue with its international lenders (...)

Protests in Greece: Time is not on Greece’s side as it continues to negotiate a compromise agreement with euro zone partners. Photograph: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

Ten days after a general election in Greece led to the government of Alexis Tsipras assuming on Wednesday, the European Central Bank announced it woul(...)

A pair of headless stone sphinxes at an ancient tomb from the end of Alexander the Great’s reign, under excavation at Amphipolis. A dig at the tomb in Greece and a possible link to Alexander the Great have captured the nation’s imagination. Photograph: Greek Culture Ministry/The New York Times

Call it “CSI: Alexander.” For months, the excavations at a large, ancient tomb in northern Greece have gripped the country. First, a marble slab wal(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s youngest prime minister in 150 years, broke with tradition for his swearing-in. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

True to form, as a young party leader who has always worn his unconventional views around his neck by never donning a tie, Alexis Tsipras chose to do (...)

Newly sworn-in Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (C) waves to spectators and media as is on his way to enter the prime minister’s offices, the Maximos Mansion, in Athens on Monday. Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA. 2:17

Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down (...)

Head of Greece’s Syriza party Alexis Tsipras waves to supporters after winning the elections in Athens. Photograph: Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters 2:17

  Greece has turned a page, is leaving fear behind and is moving forward with hope and dignity, the youthful leader expected to become the(...)

Leader of incoming radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras is greeted by a sea of supporters in Athens.  Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

In a chant that conveniently rhymes in Greek, his fans shouted “Greece, Greece, Antonis Samaras” as the smiling leader made his way into the grand sur(...)

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem: said that while there was ‘room to manoeuvre’ with Greece, any new left-wing government must honour existing agreements with the EU-IMF. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Euro zone finance ministers gather in Brussels tomorrow for a scheduled Eurogroup meeting that will be dominated by the outcome of the Greek elections(...)

Anti-austerity Syriza supporters celebrate  in Athens as the party  heads for a clear victory in Greece’s election. Photograph:  LOUISA GOULIAMAKILOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images

Greece‘s leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday‘s snap election and could win the absolute majority it want(...)

Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras: described as a warm, talkative and witty personality, who likes being around people. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images. 2:17

Should Alexis Tsipras lead his leftist Syriza party – as is widely expected – to victory in Sunday’s general election in Greece, it could herald the e(...)