Greek lawmakers have approved a Christmas bonus for the poorest pensioners, defying eurozone lenders who've suspended Athens short-term debt-relief.
The eurozone's bailout fund has suspended Greece's short-term debt relief over Athens unapproved December payout to pensioners.
Analysts see it as an attempt to shore up his government's popularity and speed up reforms Athens has agreed to implement under its latest international bailout deal.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has reshuffled the cabinet, notably moving out a number of ministers who have opposed bailout reforms.
Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime
Some 3,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean over the weekend.
The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for pro-growth policies at a meeting of Europe’s Mediterranean countries in Athens.
Greece has received more than seven billion euros in bailout funds after a review of the country’s progress in implementing reforms.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Saturday for countries to do more to help cope with Europe’s migrant crisis, saying Greece
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.
Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting
Leaders of five countries have formally signed off on the construction of a pipeline to bring Caspian gas to European markets, reducing the energy reliance on Russia.
Athens seemed to have moved closer to a deal on new loans with its eurozone lenders but many details still have to be worked out.
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Greek tax and pension reforms have to be approved by the country's lawmakers on Sunday if Athens is to get the next, previously delayed, tranche of more than five billion euros of bailout cash.
The Greek economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, to overcome its crisis for good, Prime Minister
Greece's economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras has told euronews.
The European Council President Donald Tusk has warned potential migrants not to risk coming to Europe. Speaking after talks with the Greek Prime
With migrant numbers stacking up in Greece, there’s tough talk from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. He says Athens will block future European Union
President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has dismissed proposals to exclude Greece from the open-border Schengen zone. This, he said, would
After one year power the authority of Greece's leftist Syriza party is being challenged by both the conservative opposition and its own voters.
Greece’s leftist-led government has survived another parliamentary vote on a reform bill demanded by the country’s international lenders. In return
Protesters marched through the streets of Athens on Thursday as over two-and-a-half-million workers took part in a general strike that has brought
A Greek newspaper is reporting that Athens and its international lenders have agreed a new set of measures the country must approve by next months to
Workers in Greece have responded to austerity measures and taken to the streets of Athens. Three separate rallies led to the centre of the city being