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Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras listen to speakers during a session at the Greek parliament. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Greece is bracing for the return to Athens of officials representing the reviled “troika” of creditors as the debt-stricken country prepares to start (...)

People wait to enter a Piraeus Bank branch at the city of Iraklio in the island of Crete

Greece repaid the European Central Bank on Monday, the bank said, clearing a key obligation worth about €4.2 billion with one of its top lenders, afte(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis attends a euro zone finance ministers emergency meeting in Brussels on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Euro zone finance ministers have rejected Greece’s request for a five - month extension to its bailout, sparking fears that Greece may default as earl(...)

National Bank of Greece  in Athens: Greece obtained a provisional deal from euro-area finance ministers. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

A crackdown on tax evasion and corruption, the streamlining of public administration and measures to increase the yield of overdue taxes are expected (...)

Newly appointed Greek prime minister and winner of the Greek parliamentary elections, Alexis Tsipras, attends a swearing in ceremony by members of his cabinet at the presidential palace in Athens on January 27th, 2015. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Greece’s radical leftist prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced his cabinet on Tuesday, giving the top economic posts to a former communist politicia(...)