Greece debt crisis

Greece election: Voting begins in tight race

Voting has begun in Greece's general election, with opinion polls indicating a tight race between the left-wing incumbent Syriza party and the conservative New Democracy.

Greece ‘reaches bailout deal’

Greece and its international creditors have agreed the substance of a new multi-billion euro bailout deal, according to a Greek finance ministry official.

How Greece is protecting its banks

Greece introduces a raft of capital controls on June 29 to stop a panicked outflow of cash from the country's banks, in a dramatic escalation of its financial crisis.

Resolving Greece's Debt Crisis

Greece's desire to stay within Eurozone is a seriously constrained choice for its economy. This is because it will continue to plague price competitiveness of Greece's exportables in the rest of the world.

Greek reforms 'going to fail': Varoufakis

The former Greek finance minster,Yanis Varoufakis says his country's economic reforms are "going to fail", just as formal talks on a huge bailout are set to begin.

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone deal laws backed by MPs

Greek MPs have approved tough economic measures required to enable an €86bn eurozone bailout deal to go ahead.

GREEK DEFAULT / A defining moment for Europe

Over the past couple of months, a Greek tragedy has been in the making. Doomsayers had made all kinds of prophesies – regarding Greece, Europe, the financial world, and the Euro.

Greece debt crisis: What's the deal?

A detail analysis of BBC on Greece debt crisis.

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone summit 'reaches agreement'

Eurozone leaders say they have reached an agreement over a third bailout for Greece after marathon talks.

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Hopes rise of Greece bailout breakthrough

Fresh Greek bailout reform proposals submitted to Eurozone partners are cheered by France and Italy, raising hopes that a last-ditch compromise could be reached to prevent a dreaded "Grexit."

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Can the Greek Referendum offer any lessons?

In a historical referendum on July 5, 2015, the Greek voters overwhelmingly sided with the current government in its debt negotiations with its European partners.

July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015

What after the Greek referendum?

On July 5, the Greek people unanimously voted “No” in the country's referendum on whether to accept the terms of the EU bailout, with a convincing 61 percent of people rejecting the austerity measures brokered by European powers.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Power of NO

During my insensitive, immature childhood years I used to be hugely amused when a few of my South Asian friends from the South of India would shake their heads from left to right, saying Yes.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

A Failure of the Eurozone

As with any case of austerity politics, the biggest losers were the working class, as conditions of free market investment benefitted the capital-owning class. These harsh measures eventually led to mass unemployment and underconsumption and as a result the economy suffered even more, worsening Greece's plight.

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

Greek PM to present new debt plan at eurozone summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to present new proposals at a Eurozone emergency summit on his country's growing debt crisis.