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Prime minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece and president Vladimir Putin of Russia meet at an economic forum in St Petersburg, Russia, on Friday. Photograph: New York Times.

The European Central Bank has sanctioned further support for the Greek banking system amid fears for its stability, Ahead of Monday’s crucial EU leade(...)

A banner hangs in front of the Greek parliament during a pro-government rally calling on Greece’s European and IMF creditors to soften their stance in the cash-for-reforms talks in Athens. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Greek finance minister Yannis Varoufakis will face his euro zone counterparts at a crunch eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg today amid mounting fears t(...)

The Greek central bank warned on Wednesday that the country would be put on a “painful course” towards default and exiting the euro zone if the government and its international creditors failed to reach an agreement on an aid-for-reforms deal.  (Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg)

The Greek central bank warned on Wednesday that the country would be put on a “painful course” towards default and exiting the euro zone if the gover(...)

A Greek flag at the Bank of Greece is seen near a statue of ancient philosopher Socrates in Athens. Greek bank deposits fell by €5.6 billion in April, according to European Central Bank data.

Greek bank deposits fell by €5.6 billion in April, European Central Bank data showed on Friday, as the pace of outflows picked up and took the balance(...)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for a cabinet meeting at the parliament building in Athens on Tuesday. Greece emptied an emergency IMF holding account to repay €750 million due to the international lender, a Greek central bank official said, avoiding default but underscoring the dire state of the country’s finances. (Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters)

Greece emptied an emergency IMF holding account to repay €750 million due to the international lender, a Greek central bank official said on Tuesday(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: appeared to offer some concessions ahead of yesterday’s meeting, which was attended by Minister Michael Noonan. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis

Greece won little leeway from creditors at a eurogroup meeting in Riga yesterday, as senior European Union officials warned that the country must acc(...)

The memorial for the victims of the Distomo massacre in Greece perpetrated by Nazis during the second World War, pictured on March 26th. Germany’s economy minister branded Greece’s demand for €278.7 billion in reparations from the second World War  as ‘stupid”’ on Tuesday. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

Germany’s economy minister branded Greece’s demand for €278.7 billion in reparations from the second World War as “stupid“ on Tuesday, while the Germ(...)

French President Francois Hollande (right) greets Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. Yoan Valat/EPA

Greece’s new leftist government appealed to the European Central Bank on Wednesday to keep its banks afloat and vowed to respect European Union rul(...)

Greece’s central bank said on Sunday that the situation with deposit outflows from the country was under control. Photograph: EPA

Greece’s central bank said on Sunday that the situation with deposit outflows from the country was under control, as it tried to reassure markets ahea(...)

On Wednesday, 10-year Greece’s bond yields soared to 7.85 per cent, reflecting investor unease about its ability to fund itself if the government follows through on plans to quit an international bailout a year early

The European Central Bank has trimmed the haircut it applies on bonds submitted by Greek banks as collateral to borrow funds, a Greek central bank off(...)

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