Euro Zone as a Whole

Eurogroup proposal on Greece

Published 12/07/2015

BRUSSELS Euro zone leaders at a summit in Brussels were reviewing a draft proposal from their finance ministers on Sunday that sets out conditions for [more…]

Tsipras to meet Merkel, Hollande, Tusk on summit sidelines

Published 12/07/2015

Following is the latest news on Greece's debt crisis as euro zone leaders fight to the finish to keep near-bankrupt Greece in the euro zone. [more…]

This just in: Greek newspapers running out of paper

Published 09/07/2015

ATHENS With banks shut and the economy seizing up, some Greek newspapers like the Empros daily on the island of Lesvos are running out of [more…]

Greece faces last chance to stay in euro as cash runs out

Published 07/07/2015

BRUSSELS/ATHENS Greece faces a last chance to stay in the euro zone on Tuesday when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras puts proposals to an emergency euro [more…]

New Greek finance minister is a change of style, not substance

Published 07/07/2015

ATHENS Euclid Tsakalotos, the mild-tempered professor who was appointed as Greece's new finance minister on Monday, is a clear change in style from his combative [more…]

Dutch PM says Greece must accept deep reforms

Published 06/07/2015

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands' prime minister, Mark Rutte, said on Monday that Greece will have to accept deep reforms if it wants to remain in the [more…]

BlackRock’s Koesterich: Greece vote raises chances of euro exit

Published 06/07/2015

NEW YORK Greece's sound rejection of a bailout at a referendum on Sunday increased the chances it may leave the euro zone, but Athens and [more…]

Amid crisis, Frankfurt’s landmark euro sculpture gets pricey makeover

Published 06/07/2015

FRANKFURT The euro may be facing an existential crisis but the giant 14-metre sculpture of the euro symbol that towers over downtown Frankfurt, home of [more…]

Keeping Greece in euro zone still the aim: Dijsselbloem

Published 06/07/2015

THE HAGUE Greece's 'No' vote has made discussions with its creditors more difficult, but the aim remains to keep the country in the euro zone, [more…]

EU in last-ditch bid to Greece, urges ‘yes’ vote to bailout

Published 30/06/2015

ATHENS The head of the European Commission made a last-minute offer to try to persuade Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to accept a bailout deal [more…]