George Georgiopoulos

Greece’s planned May election could cause impasse

Polls planned for next month may produce no clear result and could threaten the implementation of the bailout plan that saved Greece from bankruptcy.

Italy braces for new govt, IMF warns Asia on euro fallout

Italy's readiness to approve austerity measures has spurred the formation of an emergency government to take Silvio Berlusconi's position.

Greece sharpens austerity as IMF warns on banks

Greece has adopted more austerity measures to secure a bailout instalment, and the IMF warned Europe's debt crisis is putting banks' capital at risk.

Greece pressed to shrink state and avoid default

International lenders told Greece it must shrink its public sector to avoid running out of money within weeks as investors dumped eurozone assets.

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