A European Union flag flutters as the ancient Parthenon temple. Photograph:  Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Greece made a small interest payment to the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday but European lenders dashed hopes for a cash-for-reforms deal (...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble address a news conference following talks at the finance ministry on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis used a tense visit to Berlin Thursday to request a three-month bridging loan while he develops an alternati(...)

A police officer stands by a protest banner outside of parliament before a meeting in Nicosia yesterday. Photgraph: AP

Angry Cypriot bank depositors appeared to have won concessions on the terms of the Cypriot bailout deal last night, after euro zone finance min(...)