Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras. Photograph: Alessandro di Meo/EPA

A new rift between Athens and the International Monetary Fund over pensions and labour reforms has dealt a blow to an initial accord, dashing hopes fo(...)

Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos and euro group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem at an extraordinary meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Brussels yesterday. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

Greece and its EU creditors were locked in emergency talks on Friday evening, after the head of the euro zone dismissed suggestions that the country’s(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister,  with newly appointed deputy foreign minister for European affairs Sia Anagnostopoulou and newly appointed government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

The Greek government ordered banks to open on Monday as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras looked to the start of new bailout talks next week. Banks were s(...)

A protester flashes a victory sign behind a Greek flag in front of the parliament building, during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has urged Greeks to reject the terms of an international aid deal in a July 5th referendum, dismissing warnings that a ‘(...)