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EU finance ministers are pushing Greece to press ahead with reforms so it can receive 2.8 billion euros bailout cash from the EU and International Monetary Fund by the end of October.
Greece's battered economy grew between April and June - but only by 0.2 percent from the first three months of the year and it shrank by 0.9 percent from the same period last year.
The 2016 holiday season is crucial to Greece's economic recovery, but Euronews found many in the tourism industry there are not hopeful.
The European Central Bank has agreed to accept 'junk' rated Greek debt as collateral for normal "ECB":http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/10708ef6-387a-11e6-9a05-82a9b15a8ee7.html#axzz4CPd5i6K9 lending to banki
Greece has at times in the past seven years seemed like a sacrificial lamb on the altar of a strong euro, with its people being asked to suffer for past government incompetence or worse that put the e
Striking state hospital workers and teachers protested in Athens on Wednesday, demanding back pay and calling for action on staff shortages.
Greece believes a bumper influx of tourists this year will boost its economic recovery, but there are fears bailout linked sales tax hikes could threaten businesses.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.
Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels for their latest round of negotiations over Greece.
With Greece fast running out of money and loan repayment deadlines looming, the parliament is heading towards another austerity vote - a major test for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
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.
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 Greek economy looks set to shrink by 1.0 percent this year putting a further squeeze on ordinary Greeks and businesses after a 0.3 percent contraction in 2015.
Greece and the troika of international lenders are moving closer to a deal on a review of bailout reforms, which could free up more aid to help the cash strapped country.
Greece's economy performed slightly better than previously thought in Q4 of 2015. Revised figures show GDP actually expanded, but only by 0.1 percent from the previous quarter.
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis locked horns with the European establishment, and ultimately had to stand down. But now the bad boy of
Greece dominated headlines around the world last year. Now the Athens government has a third rescue package in its hands worth up to 86 billion euros
Unconfirmed reports say eurozone deputy finance ministers have provisionally approved a one-billion euro loan for Greece. An unnamed EU official is
Greece’s leftist-led government has survived another parliamentary vote on a reform bill demanded by the country’s international lenders. In return
Greece’s left wing government has taken its first step towards large-scale privatisation – one of the key conditions of its bailout deals. German
Unemployment in Greece fell slightly in September. Official figures put the rate at 24.6 percent, down a tenth of a percentage point from an upwardly
US secretary of state is visiting the Athens. John Kerry met with the Greek foreign minister to discuss security after last month’s Paris attacks
The EU has withheld the latest two billion euro tranche of aid to Greece, destined to pay civil service salaries, because allegedly Athens has fallen
The Greek parliament has approved reforms needed to unlock two billion euros of bailout aid. However several measures still have to be agreed with
Greek banks have until the end of the week (November 6) to explain how they are going to raise 14.4 billion euros in extra new capital – according to
The troika of international creditors arrive back in Athens to assess Greece’s progress in implementing the third bailout programme and to urge
For years the Greek Aegean islands have benefited from a VAT rate 30 percent lower than the rest of the country. The rate was set to act as an
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has chaired the first cabinet meeting of his new administration following his recent election victory. The
In this edition of Business Line we focus on the political déjà vu in Greece, where voters headed to the polls in the country’s second elections of