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Tsipras Urges Italy to Follow EU Rules

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has urged the Italian government to adhere to EU  demands to lower the country's deficit, according to the Corriere...

Greece at Bottom of Eurozone Growth Rate

Greece's growth was the lowest among eurozone countries for 2017, with a GDP rise of just 1.4 percent while the eurozone average was 2.3...

EU Official: Debt Relief Means Extended Supervision for Decades

"Whoever wants debt relief, extended for decades after the end of the program, must have tighter supervision," a high-ranking EU official warns Athens, according...

Eurogroup Asks Greece to Complete All Prerequisites, Welcomes Overachievement of Fiscal Goals

The meeting of euro zone finance ministers was completed on Monday, with peers urging Greece to legislate the remaining prerequisites for the completion of...

German Experts: Growth in Eurozone and Greece Under Conditions

According to the annual report of the German Council of Economic Experts; there will be growth in the eurozone and in Greece, but only...

Greeks Consume 40% Less than Euro Zone Average

Consumer spending in Greece has declined by 36 billion euros in seven years, with  the annual nominal consumer spending per capita in Greece being...

Former German FinMin: I Told Tsipras Why I Wish he Loses Election

Former German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said that in 2014 he told Alexis Tsipras that he wishes him to lose in the 2015 election...

European Commissioner: Greek Bailout a ‘Scandal’ for Democratic Procedures

The Eurogroup’s handling of Greece’s bailout programme was a scandal in terms of democratic processes, Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said in an interview...

IMF Chief: Greek PM Tsipras Wanted to Change the Euro Zone Rules

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wanted to change the euro zone rules because of his ideology but soon changed course, the International Monetary Fund...

Eurogroup President Spox Says Dijsselbloem Expects Deal on Greek Bailout Next Week

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem says that he expects to conclude the deal for the Greek bailout program at the June 15 meeting, his spokesman...

German FinMin Backs Down on Greece’s Bailout Review Stalemate

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is to back down on today's (Friday) meeting of euro zone finance ministers in order to unlock the bailout...

German Ministers Disagree Over ‘Sending Wrong Messages to Greece’

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Friday criticized his country's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel for "sending wrong messages to...

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