European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Greece has “basically achieved” enough reforms to be eligible for debt relief.
A Greek government official says the country will not approve contingency savings measures that the International Monetary Fund is demanding.
Greece’s Finance Minister has blamed the IMF for delays in the latest review of the country’s compliance with austerity measures.
Democracy is a fragile polity, as Europe – where fascism put down its roots – knows very well, and in Greece, the clouds of authoritarianism are visible.
New Democracy’s Kyriakos Mitsotakis outshone bedraggled Prime Minister and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras during a meeting of European Union leaders.
Greek officials aren’t happy Eurozone chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said a review of the country’s bailout terms could take months to complete.
Coming up on six years of austerity measures, more than half of Greeks expect their lives will get worse no matter who’s in power anymore.
Furious over comments from the Czech Republic President his country will join the Eurozone when Greece is ousted has led to a feud between them.
Greece’s crisis looks like it could ease – on paper – but the statistics and politics are proving otherwise, especially with the IMF hanging tough.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, a Marxist economist, says the country has no choice but to bend to international lenders and bankers.