19 Jun 2012 13:24 - Dario Thuburn Greece has begun a second day of coalition talks under the gun from financial markets and world powers after elections won by a pro-euro party.
05 Feb 2012 18:33 - Jan Strupczewski Eurozone ministers have told Greece they could not go ahead with an agreed deal to restructure privately held debt until it guaranteed reforms.
04 Feb 2012 11:28 - Staff Reporter Finance ministers are to confer by telephone after 12 hours of talks in Athens failed to produce a breakthrough on a Greek bailout deal.
03 Feb 2012 00:00 - Phillip Inman Talks appear to be stalling between EU, IMF negotiators and Greek officials.
30 Jan 2012 09:03 - Helena Smith Germany's plan to install a commissioner in Athens with veto powers over the Greek budget has been dismissed as "laughable".
19 Nov 2011 15:25 - Staff Reporter A major conservative party in Greece's new unity government has refused to drop its opposition to signing reform pledges in return for crucial loans.
11 Sep 2011 17:04 - Staff Reporter Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos has announced budget cuts totalling around €2-billion in exchange for a rescue package.
04 Sep 2011 16:38 - Staff Reporter Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos insists there is no rift with EU and IMF auditors, who say Greece failed to meet conditions to unlock funding.
17 Sep 2007 08:24 - Karolos Grohmann Greece's conservatives on Monday faced the tough task of tackling reforms needed to catch up with euro zone countries after winning a second mandate with only a narrow majority in Sunday's election. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, praised by Brussels for his economic record, vowed to push on with reforms.