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Greece’s interior minister, Nikos Voutsis: ‘The four instalments for the IMF in June are €1.6 billion. This money will not be given, and is not there to be given.’ Photograph: Alexandros Vlachos/EPA

Greece will be unable to meet its repayments to the International Monetary Fund next month unless it reaches a deal with creditors, Greece’s interi(...)

Greece Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis attends a debate at the European Business Summit in Brussels today. Photograph: Reuters

Greece defied its international creditors on Thursday, refusing to cut pensions or ease layoffs to meet their demands, dimming prospects of progress n(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is hoping to convince his fellow countrymen and women to bring their money home

Greece is to allow money held abroad by its taxpayers to be declared without penalty and taxed at a discount rate, a move to help overcome a cash cru(...)

Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis warned in his blog against pushing Greece too hard

Euro zone finance ministers delivered a stark warning to Greece on Friday that its leftist government will get no more aid until it agrees a complete (...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, speaks during a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis promised to compromise in negotiations over the next instalment of a bailout loan that would prevent a default(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is surrounded by members of the media as he comments on  discussions he had just concluded with the International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde in Washington. Photograph: Mike Theiler/Reuters

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has said that Greece “intends to meet all obligations to all its creditors, ad infinitum,” seeking to quell de(...)

Yanis Varoufakis: Proposed new measures to unlock remaining bailout funds. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Greece has proposed a series of new measures – including the deployment of tourists as temporary tax inspectors – in a bid to unlock remaining funds d(...)

Greece’s Finance Minister, Yianis Varoufakis. In an interview marathon over the weekend, both Greek and German finance ministers tried to put very different spins on last week’s deal in Brussels.

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced he will ask EU partners for further assistance in the coming weeks to “smooth over a cash-flo(...)

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(...)

The Greek parliament’s president, Zoi Kostantopoulou, informs Prokopis Pavlopoulos that he has been elected president. Photograph: Pantelis Saitas/AFP/Getty Images

The European Central Bank last night granted minimal leeway to Greece’s banks, increasing the emergency funding available by €3.3 billion, well below(...)

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