BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers agreed on Monday some debt relief for Greece but were divided on reforms it must undertake to reach fiscal targets, leaving it unclear if the International Monetary Fund will join the Greek bailout programme.
BRUSSELS Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos welcomed "progress" in bailout talks with euro zone counterparts on Monday but warned creditors, including the IMF, not to push for reform measures Athens has not previously agreed to.
ATHENS Political uncertainty in Europe has created fresh momentum for a "comprehensive and permanent" solution to the Greek debt crisis before the year ends, a government spokesman said on Sunday.
BERLIN Greece must carry out structural reforms instead of receiving further debt relief if it wants to achieve sustainable growth and stay in the euro zone, Germany's finance minister said on Sunday.
ATHENS Greece expects to reach an initial agreement with its official creditors at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday on the fiscal targets and reforms it needs to adopt to conclude its latest bailout review, a government official said on Friday. | Video
BERLIN Turkey will likely hand off responsibility for NATO's counter-migration mission in the Aegean Sea, averting tensions with Greece, when it takes command of a broader maritime mission in the region next year, a top British general said on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers will discuss next week proposals by the bloc's bailout fund to cut Greece's debt, but with effects that would only kick in in several years' time, putting the International Monetary Fund's support for the measures in doubt.
ATHENS Greece could maintain a primary surplus equivalent to 3.5 percent of its economic output for a few years after its latest bailout programme ends in 2018, European Central Bank executive board member Benoit Coeure told Greek TV on Tuesday.
ATHENS Greece's sole oil producer Energean Oil & Gas will invest $50 million to develop a proven offshore oil and gas field in western Greece, the third field it will exploit in the country, it said on Tuesday.
ATHENS Greece can meet its fiscal targets next year, the head of the country's central bank said on Tuesday as he warned that the biggest risk the economy faced would be a failure to conclude the latest bailout review.