Greece’s finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, said he expects to open negotiations on debt relief by the end of the year. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos will meet his euro zone counterparts next Monday for the first time since his country’s September 20th genera(...)

Government officials have said he will now consider his next steps, which may include fresh elections as early as September. (Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg)

A senior European Union official said on Friday that a snap election called by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras within hours of new EU bailout cas(...)

Syrian refugees prepare to board the passenger ship Eleftherios Venizelos at the port on the Greek island of Kos, August 15th, 2015. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Hundreds of Syrian migrants on the Greek island of Kos on Sunday began boarding a passenger ship that is to house and process them, in a bid to eas(...)

 A Syrian child smiles as refugees arrive at a beach on the Greek island of Kos after crossing a part of the Aegean sea from Turkey to Greece in a dinghy. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Migrants desperate to get off the Greek island of Kos fought each other on Saturday while nearby a passenger ship chartered to house and process refug(...)

The agreement reached between Athens and the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the commission covers the main points of a sweeping three-year fiscal and structural reform programme

Greece struck an outline deal with creditors on the terms of a proposed € 86 billion rescue package after a marathon 23-hour session of talks in Athen(...)

Greek economy minister George Stathakis arrives for a meeting with representatives of the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the eurozone’s rescue fund, the European Stability Mechanism, at a hotel in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters 0:37

Greek government sources say that following all-night talks, Greece and its creditors have reached an agreement on third bailout, in an accord which w(...)

Greek  prime minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the creditors’ terms even though Greek voters had rejected an earlier offer in a referendum

Talks on tying up a new bailout deal for Greece failed to start on Friday as had been expected, with officials blaming security worries for delaying t(...)

A pensioner holds a priority ticket outside a National Bank branch as they wait to receive part of their pensions in Athens. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

The Greek government submitted legislation to parliament on Tuesday required by its international lenders to start talks on a multi-billion euro rescu(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during debates prior to a vote over the third EU financial aid package Photograph:Sean Gallup/Getty Images 1:47

Germany’s Bundestag has mandated Berlin to join talks on a third bailout for Greece, after Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the outcome will deter(...)

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael Senators differed on whether the House should have an immediate debate on the Greek situation. Calling for a debate, Fianna(...)