Greece's Tsipras, hounded by left, vows 'thus far and no further'


ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond those agreed with lenders at a euro zone summit this month.

Greek stock market unlikely to reopen this week 5:00pm BST

ATHENS - Greece's stock market will probably stay closed for the rest of this week due to technical glitches at local banks, prolonging a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, an exchange spokeswoman said on Wednesday.


Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural Greece 4:43pm BST

LAMIA, Greece - Wild boar and power cuts were Greek cotton farmer Mimis Tsakanikas' biggest worries until a bank shutdown last month left him stranded without cash to pay suppliers, and his customers without money to pay him.


Greek prosecutor to investigate reports on Varoufakis' 'Plan B' 3:52pm BST

ATHENS - A Greek prosecutor has launched an investigation into whether any laws were violated after former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis revealed plans to hack into tax codes and create a parallel payment system, court officials said on Wednesday.

Greece targets tax evasion at holiday hotspots 3:37pm BST

ATHENS - From five-star hotels to humble tavernas, Greek tax inspectors are fixing their attention on tax evasion at summer holiday hotspots.


Greek PM says may have to call early election 1:30pm BST

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he may have to call an early election to bolster a parliamentary majority that has been strained by bailout reforms demanded by creditors.


Merkel's Bavarian ally says Grexit would cause 'utter chaos' 8:38am BST

BERLIN - A Greek exit from the euro zone would cause "utter chaos" but would have to be accepted if Athens was not willing to implement reforms, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally Horst Seehofer told German newspaper Die Welt on Wednesday.


Greek bourse to reopen Wednesday or Thursday after ECB approval - regulator 28 Jul 2015

ATHENS - The Greek stock market will reopen on Wednesday or Thursday after a month-long shutdown but with restrictions on trading by local investors at the request of the European Central Bank, the Greek securities regulator chairman told Reuters on Tuesday.


Greek creditors seek third wave of reforms before loan 27 Jul 2015

BRUSSELS/ATHENS - International creditors want Greece to enact a third wave of politically sensitive reforms before they will release any money to keep the near bankrupt country afloat under a third bailout they began negotiating on Monday. | Video


Greece's Varoufakis confirms covert plan to hack tax codes 27 Jul 2015

ATHENS - Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed on Monday he had made secret preparations to hack into citizens' tax codes to create a parallel payment system after the disclosure provoked shock and disbelief in Greece.