Conservative New Democracy leader Vangelis Meimarakis concedes defeat on Sunday in Greece’s national election to his leftist rival, Syriza’s Alexis Tsipras.
Profile of former Greek Prime Minister and Syriza Party leader Alexis Tsipras.
(EBS) – Euro zone leaders clinched a deal with Greece on Monday (July 13) to negotiate a third bailout to keep the near-bankrupt country in the euro zone after a whole night of haggling at an emergency summit.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends “difficult” bailout proposals in front of parliament.
A preview of events leading up to the referendum that could decide Greece’s future in the euro zone.
Greek ministers are speculating creditors are conspiring against Athens as euro zone ministers say they will work with creditor proposal not the Greek one, but many still hopeful of a deal.
A German schnapps maker sees the funny side of souring German-Greek relations, patenting the name “Grexit” for a bitter schnapps.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says it would be “catastrophic” if Greece left the euro, predicting it would herald “the beginning of the end of the common currency project”.