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Eurogroup president and Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem arriving for a Eurogroup finance ministers’ meeting in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: AFP Photo/Emmanuel Dunand

Euro zone finance ministers have withheld a €2 billion loan disbursement due to Greece, though they signalled the money could be unlocked early next w(...)

Michael Noonan at the start of the Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the European Convention Centre in Luxembourg. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

The European Commission sounded an early warning to member states about their responsibilities under Stability and Growth Pact rules, as it advised S(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (right):  has told his electorate he will comply with the terms of the three-year bailout. Photograph:   Louisa Gouliamaki

Euro zone finance ministers gather in Luxembourg for two days of scheduled meetings that are expected be dominated by Greece, with finance minister(...)

Greece’s finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, said he expects to open negotiations on debt relief by the end of the year. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos will meet his euro zone counterparts next Monday for the first time since his country’s September 20th genera(...)

Former greek finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speaks during the 43rd annual Fete de la Rose political meeting last August  in Frangy-en-Bresse, France. Photograph:  Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis will open the upcoming Kilkenomics festival, economist amd journalist David McWilliams has announced. T(...)

The naming of Dimitris Kammenos as a junior minister emerged as the most contentious appointment, given the content of many of his commentaries on social media in recent years.

The naming of ministers in Greece’s coalition government was marred by controversy on its first day in office following the decision of prime ministe(...)

Alexis Tsipras arrives at the presidential palace in Athens on Monday. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

Euclid Tsakalotos is to be reappointed as Greek finance minister in Alexis Tsipras’s new cabinet, a senior source in the leftist Syriza party said on (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras: EU congratulated Tsipras  and said Greece has ‘no time to lose’ in implementing the reforms agreed as part of its international bailout. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Once they receive their portfolios this week, the ministers of the incoming Syriza-Independent Greeks coalition will have to begin implementing a long(...)

Leftist Syriza leader and winner of Greek general election Alexis Tsipras is sworn in as prime minister by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

On a day that saw Sunday’s glorious late summer weather take a sharp turn for the worse, with storms and floods hitting most parts of Greece, Alexis T(...)

In persuading Greek voters once again to accept the unpalatable medecine of austerity and cutbacks to secure its €86 billion bailout, prime minister A(...)

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