Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is due to meet senior advisers  to discuss whether to call early elections. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

By calling his country’s second general election this year for next month, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is hoping to succeed in his second m(...)

People line up at an ATM outside an Alpha Bank branch in Athens, Greece on July 16th, 2015. Greece awoke with a political hangover on Thursday after parliament approved a stringent bailout programme, thanks to the votes of the pro-European opposition, amid the worst protest violence this year. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

Greece is expected to meet a key €3.5 billion payment to the European Central Bank on Monday after the eurogroup of finance ministers approved a €7 bi(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras talks to the press at the end of the Eurozone leader summit on the Greek crisis on Monday. Photograph: EPA.

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a struggle to keep his majority in parliament after a number of government figures distanced themselves (...)

People line up to withdraw cash from an ATM  in Athens at the weekend. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

One by one they came, smiling for the cameras, voicing optimism that this day had arrived: the day when Greeks could decide for themselves. Any doubts(...)

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(...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras. Mr Tsipras warned international lenders not to impose ‘humiliating’ terms on Greece. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

A defiant Alexis Tsipras has told the Greek parliament that proposals presented to Greece by international lenders are “unrealistic” and represent (...)

More than four months after a Syriza-led government swept to power in Athens, Greece is facing a cash-crunch as negotiations with EU and IMF lenders about a fresh reform package have foundered.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke to Russian president Vladimir Putin by phone on Friday, less than 24 hours after Greece announced the postpo(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis (R) shakes hand with his Spanish counterpart  Luis De Guindos   during an extraordinary euro zone finance ministers meeting (Eurogroup) to discuss Athens’  bailout. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters.

Greece and the Eurogroup of finance ministers have reached deal in principle to extend the country’s bailout by four months. The agreement remo(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (C) and members of the Greek government pose  for a family photograph  outside the Parliament in Athens ahead of their first cabinet meeting. Photograph: Pantelis Saitas/EPA.

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and his finance minister have pledged to avoid a standoff with creditors but say they still intend to roll back (...)

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