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      Syriza rebels call for ‘rupture’ with Greece’s creditors

      Leaders of the hard-left faction of Greece’s Syriza party have called for a “rupture” with creditors in a public challenge...

    2. May 17, 2015

      Tsipras letter reveals precariousness of Greece’s finances

      Greece came so close to defaulting on last week’s €750m International Monetary Fund repayment that the prime minister warned...

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    1. The Exchange

      May 15, 2015

      The risks of a referendum on Grexit

      The likelihood of Greece holding a referendum is gaining ground. The issues at stake would not only be the adjustment...

    2. May 12, 2015

      Syriza must let markets and meritocracy rule

      The Syriza-led government caused a stir in Greece last month when it made Leonidas Bobolas, a prominent businessman, pay...

    3. FT Alphaville

      May 12, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. China’s bourses continued marching higher after the central bank cut rates on...

    4. May 3, 2015

      Athens mayor guards city’s cash from government

      The fund-grabbing decree came like a bolt from the blue, according to the mayor of Athens. Yiorgos Kaminis was in Vienna...

    5. Brussels Blog

      April 28, 2015

      Did Greece get promised a deal on t-bills?

      Monday night’s live TV interview with Alexis Tsipras, the first since he became Greece’s prime minister, has generated...

    6. April 28, 2015

      Tsipras warns of referendum if talks on bailout deal fail

      Greece’s leftwing prime minister has warned that he would hold a referendum if international creditors insisted on a...

    7. April 27, 2015

      Tsipras reshuffles negotiating team to sideline Varoufakis

      Greece’s outspoken finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has been sidelined after three months of fruitless talks with...

    8. April 26, 2015

      Eurozone officials seek to bypass Varoufakis to spur Greek talks

      A fraught eurozone meeting in Riga at the weekend has left Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, increasingly...

    9. April 22, 2015

      Critics round on €500m aircraft deal for Greek navy

      During its time in opposition, Greece’s radical leftwing Syriza party was quick to accuse the government of “excessive”...

    10. April 21, 2015

      Faces behind Greece’s radical government

      To people outside Greece, the most familiar faces from the country’s leftwing Syriza-led government are Alexis Tsipras, the...

    11. April 17, 2015

      Greece: Decision time

      Below the walls of the Greek parliament, on the spacious, sloping square of Syntagma in central Athens, the most unusual...

    12. April 15, 2015

      Wolfgang Schäuble dashes hope of Greek bailout deal

      Germany’s finance minister virtually ruled out a deal next week that would release bailout funds to Athens, increasing the...

    13. April 14, 2015

      Don’t bank on Tsipras dumping Syriza’s leftwing diehards

      Seen from the capital cities of Greece’s eurozone partners, there is one obvious way for Alexis Tsipras, the leftwing prime...

    14. April 9, 2015

      Europe faces more than a Greek tragedy

      The pilgrimage of Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras to Moscow told a tale of two tragedies. One, perilously close to the...

    15. The World

      April 9, 2015

      Greece's reparations demand could bring the euro crisis to a head

      This week Greece finally put a figure on its demand for war reparations from Germany – €278.7bn as compensation for the...

    16. April 8, 2015

      Russia and Greece pledge to ‘restart and revive’ relations

      Russian president Vladimir Putin and Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras have made a pledge to “restart and revive”...

    17. April 6, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras’s soft fruit ploy with Moscow set to antagonise EU

      When Alexis Tsipras visits Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin on Wednesday there is a chance the Greek premier’s eastern manoeuvre...

    18. April 5, 2015

      Frustrated officials want Greek premier to ditch Syriza far left

      Eurozone authorities’ frustration with Greece has grown so intense that a change in the current Athens government’s make-up,...

    19. The Exchange

      March 31, 2015

      To save the euro, let Greece go

      Another deadline is approaching for Greece and its fate within the eurozone. The tripwire is April 9, when the next loan...

    20. March 29, 2015

      Greece struggles to accommodate lenders as cash dwindles

      Athens haggled with its lenders through the weekend to try to narrow differences over economic reforms, but remaining gaps...

    21. March 29, 2015

      The real eurozone problems are hidden under the bonnet

      We have hit a phase in eurozone crisis management where we often get bogged down in the specifics. Specifics matter, of...

    22. March 27, 2015

      Greek morals and German maths must find common ground

      By origin, “enigma” is a Greek word. By chance, it is also what confronts Germans these days when their thoughts turn to...

    23. March 24, 2015

      Athens raids public health coffers in hunt for cash

      Greece’s government has raided the coffers of its public health service and the Athens metro as it widens a hunt for funds...

    24. March 24, 2015

      Greek banks: political pawns

      While Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras wrangles over economic reforms and finance with Brussels, spare a thought for...

    25. March 23, 2015

      Merkel and Tsipras in bid to defuse tensions as cash fears rise

      Angela Merkel, German chancellor, and Alexis Tsipras, Greek prime minister, pledged to work together on Monday to try to...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      March 23, 2015

      Keeping an eye on Angela Merkel

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listen to their countries’ national anthems upon his...

    27. March 23, 2015

      Q&A: As Greece and creditors squabble, cash is running out

      It does not get much simpler than this: the Greek government is rapidly running out of money and the EU authorities that...

    28. March 23, 2015

      What markets are watching this week

      After all the focus on the Federal Reserve and the dollar of late, attention this week should shift back to the battle...

    29. March 23, 2015

      Merkel under pressure to take tough line with Tsipras

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under intense pressure from her own coalition to stick to her tough line over...

    30. Brussels Blog

      March 22, 2015

      Tsipras letter to Merkel: the annotated text

      If you didn’t know what the standoff over Greece’s bailout was all about, Alexis Tsipras, the new Greek prime minister, has...

    31. March 22, 2015

      Greece’s leader warns Merkel of ‘impossible’ debt payments

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has warned Angela Merkel that it will be “impossible” for Athens to service debt...

    32. March 22, 2015

      No cash for Athens until reforms in place, says Spain

      Greece’s cash-starved government will not receive any money from the eurozone rescue fund until all its proposed reforms...

    33. March 20, 2015

      Greek bailout summit ends in disarray

      Greece’s prime minister and fellow eurozone leaders emerged from a meeting early on Friday morning touting a breakthrough...

    34. March 20, 2015

      Greece’s Tsipras vows to accelerate reforms at meeting with EU creditors

      Greece’s prime minister agreed to speed up his economic reform plans but failed to secure any short-term financing for his...

    35. March 19, 2015

      ECB weighs curbs on Greek banks’ government debt purchases

      The European Central Bank is considering banning Greek lenders from adding to their holdings of government debt in a move...

    36. March 18, 2015

      Greece and creditors bicker ahead of summit

      A Greek “humanitarian bill” to aid victims of the economic crisis has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s frayed...

    37. March 17, 2015

      Rival accuses Syriza of wanting to ‘blow up’ relations with Germany

      In Greece’s war of words against Germany, one voice sounds strikingly different. Stavros Theodorakis, a political newcomer...

    38. March 12, 2015

      Tsipras’s blast against foreign powers has familiar ring

      To older Greeks the harsh rhetoric unleashed against Germany by Alexis Tsipras and ­members of his leftwing government has a...

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