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Eurogroup to seek political agreement so that institutions return to Athens

The eurozone Finance Ministers will discuss the progress in the implementation of the Greek programme on Monday's Eurogroup as well as ways to continue the review of the second programme, according to the Eurogroup agenda. The Greek issue is third on the agenda. Following the latest negotiations between the Greek authorities and the…

Eurogroup to convene on Monday; moderate expectations

The Eurogroup will convene on Monday amid moderate expectations on the Greek issue. The IMF does not seem to retreat from its demand for additional measures while the Greek government insists on no more austerity. As government spokesman…

Tensions continue to escalate between Athens and Ankara

Tensions have continued to escalate between Athens and Ankara with a recent spike in violations of Greece's air space and territorial waters by Turkish ships and jets. The latest incident took place on Friday when a Turkish coastal…

EU Commissioner Oettinger praises Tsipras’ reform efforts

It would be a bad advice for Greece to leave the eurozone, Günther Oettinger, member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, said in an interview with the German edition of…

Tsipras calls on ND leader to submit motion of censure

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis that when his party was government it signed for a 4.5 pct surplus target. "We managed to reduce it to 3.5 pct," the prime minister said…

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