Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (r) and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Andrea Bonetti/EPA

The New York Review of Books recently carried a conversation between two American philosophers who concluded that everything we can see and do is inde(...)

The  Parthenon temple in Athens: the Greek capital’s largest creditor, the European Stability Mechanism, said on Monday Greece should develop a strategy to end a three-year exile from markets. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Greece could return to financial markets in the next few weeks, investors and bankers close to the discussions say, raising private cash that would ma(...)

Greek police officers  take part in an anti-austerity protest during a general strike in Athens, Greece.  Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis/EPA

Greece is calling on its creditors to strike a deal that would allow it to honour billions of euro in debt repayments, arguing that it has upheld its (...)

 Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has reversed the policies he voiced in opposition. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi

If the function of a parliamentary opposition is to express “loyal dissent”, then many would see the current Syriza-led government of Alexis Tsipras a(...)

Chairman of Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem: ‘There is still a lot of work that needs to be done.’ Photograph: Bart Maat/EPA

Euro zone finance ministers poured cold water on Monday on a quick agreement that would unlock further aid payments to Greece. But Athens and its cred(...)

Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos attends a cabinet meeting in Athens on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

Greek parliamentarians have approved a set of extra measures demanded by international lenders for the country to receive further bailout funds and ch(...)

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos: the eurogroup and IMF have announced that Greece should prepare an extra €3.6 billion in cuts if it fails to meet primary surplus target of 3.5% by 2018 . Photograph: François Lenoir

Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem postponed a planned eurogroup meeting on Greece that had been provisionally scheduled for Thursday, as bailout (...)

 Euclid Tsakalotos: Dublin was not on the itinerary of the Greek finance minister’s tour of European capitals this week. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

As the European Union embarks on another year expected to be dominated by the refugee crisis and the threat of Brexit, a resurgent Greek crisis is som(...)

Simon Harris said ‘an awful lot has changed’ since Ireland secured a commitment from EU leaders to revisit the question of recompensing Ireland for its bank rescue.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Minister of State Simon Harris has played down any expectation that the government will seek further debt relief from its international creditors, cla(...)

Protesters   clash with police  during a rally against  pension reform which , along with  Greece’s progress on budget fiscal targets, has been set out as a key demand by creditors.  Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis/EPA

Euro zone finance ministers gather in Brussels today for two days of meetings that will be dominated by Greece, as the eurogroup takes stock on the s(...)

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