Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras. As Syriza points out, Greece – just one border away from Islamic State-held territory – looks like a beacon of stability in a difficult neighbourhood. Photograph: Reuters

In February, when Greece’s new Syriza-led government reassured its lenders by agreeing to talks on its funding arrangements, the Italian economy minis(...)

‘The Europe of Shame’: left-leaning and satirical newspapers set their sights on the EU and IMF as talks are ongoing. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP 5:02

“Enough is enough,” proclaims the left-leaning Efimerida ton Syntakton. Alongside it on the newsstands, under the headline “The Europe of Shame”, the (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras,  leaves  the  emergency meeting with the heads of the three creditor institutions in Brussels. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/ Bloomberg

Greece’s ruling Syriza party has rounded on the country’s international lenders, accusing them of jeopardising efforts to avert a Greek default by (...)

Alexis Tsipras  said that some of the creditors had not yet accepted the latest Greek proposals, criticising the IMF in particular 1:43

Hopes of a Greek deal receded ahead of Wednesday evening’s crunch eurogroup meeting on the country’s debt crisis. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (...)

Under pressure: Greece prime minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at Maximos Mansion after returning from crunch Brussels talks. Photograph: Bloomberg 1:43

Greek concessions in talks aimed at averting bankruptcy have stirred a backlash in the ruling Syriza party, where prime minister Alexis Tsipras must s(...)

MEP Stelios Kouloglou said: “I think there was an effort to humiliate Tsipras, to discredit him in the eyes of voters and supporters.” Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s ruling party was “disappointed” at the stance taken by Ireland in talks on averting a Greek default, one of its parliamentarians has said. S(...)

Protesters attend a rally in front of the parliament building, calling on the government to clinch a deal and secure Greece’s future in the euro zone on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Kannellina Giannakaki is taking shelter from the rain at the entrance to the Golden Hall, a gleaming, upmarket shopping centre that was built less tha(...)

Pro-Euro protesters take part in a rally in front of the parliament  in Athens. Photograph:   Milos Bicanski/Getty

Thousands of Greeks rallied in front of the national parliament last night to show support for the country’s place in the euro zone, but influential v(...)

Athens, Greece. “I’m afraid for my child,” said Kannellina Giannakaki, who was browsing at the Golden Hall shopping centre north of the city centre. “I don’t want him to grow up in a situation like this.”

Banks and shops opened for business in Athens this morning as Greeks anxiously awaited news from Brussels on the last-ditch effort to strike a deal to(...)

Men dressed as ancient Greek warriors cross a street during a performance at Constitution (Syntagma) Square in Athens. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters.

From the steps of the imposing parliament building, Katherina Sergidou gestures at the swelling crowd that stretches out across Syntagma Square, fill(...)