Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

Luxembourg, Jun 15 Eurozone finance ministers will try to overcome months of differences with the IMF today and unlock sorely needed bailout cash for Greece to avert a fresh crisis.IMF chief...

Jun 15, 2017 9:56 AM | Newsscroll

Greece pushed to take bailout deal without debt relief

Brussels, Jun 14 Greece faced pressure today to accept a bailout deal with no new debt relief so that it can meet huge repayments and avert a fresh crisis this summer.After months of bickering,...

Jun 14, 2017 7:51 PM | Newsscroll

Macron says 'door always open' for UK to stay in EU

Paris, Jun 13 French President Emmanuel Macron said today the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the EU after Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks would begin next week."Of...

Jun 14, 2017 12:59 AM | Newsscroll

EU door open if Britain gives up on Brexit: Germany

Frankfurt Am Main, Jun 13 The European Union's door remains open if Britain changes its decision to leave the 28- member bloc, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said today, while...

Jun 13, 2017 10:14 PM | Newsscroll

Greek police probing security failures in attack on ex-PM

Athens, May 26 Greek police scrambled today to determine how a letter bomb wounded former PM Lucas Papademos despite security checks being beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March."We want...

May 26, 2017 4:41 PM | Newsscroll

Eurozone fails to reach Greece debt deal amid IMF row

Brussels, May 23 Eurozone finance ministers have failed to reach a deal for fresh bailout cash for Greece, as a row with the International Monetary Fund over debt relief dragged on.After more than...

May 23, 2017 4:11 AM | Newsscroll

Berlin, Paris vow to speed up eurozone integration

Berlin, May 22 Core EU powers France and Germany vowed today to accelerate eurozone integration, with a new bilateral panel to work out ways to kickstart the reform process."We've been talking about...

May 22, 2017 5:41 PM | Newsscroll

Thousands demonstrate in Greece in strike over new cuts

Athens, May 17 Thousands of Greeks demonstrated today against a new round of austerity cuts in a 24-hour general strike that disrupted travel and shut down public services.Around 12,000 people took...

May 17, 2017 6:55 PM | Newsscroll

Macron, Merkel say ready to change EU treaties if needed

Berlin, May 15 German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's new President Emmanuel Macron vowed today to give a new impetus to Europe, saying they were ready to even change EU treaties if...

May 16, 2017 12:34 AM | Newsscroll

Act now to reduce trade surplus, IMF tells Berlin

Frankfurt Am Main, May 15 Germany must act to reduce the massive trade surplus that has stoked friction with European neighbours and the United States, the International Monetary Fund warned...

May 15, 2017 7:10 PM | Newsscroll