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Greek PM calls confidence vote after minister quits over Macedonia deal

Macedonian lawmakers have voted to rename their country the Republic of North Macedonia but the agreement now needs backing from the Greek parliament

Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages

On Monday night, firefighters fought against the flames, which were fanned by winds of up to 100km per hour

Tsipras won the election but lenders are the real winners

The greatest losers were smaller parties occupying the extremes of the debate following the referendum.

The left’s hopes for Greece fade

Greeks voted 'No' to the European austerity programme, but another election is looming, writes Armin Osmanovic.

Greece’s PM Alexis Tsipras resigns

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation and called for snap elections, as he went on the offensive to defend the bailout.

Greece in ‘final stretch’ of deal with creditors

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras needs to unlock bailout funds to repay €3.4bn to the ECB by August 20, as the bank leaves its credit lifeline unchanged.

European summit strikes bailout deal to keep Greece in euro

Greece reached an agreement with its creditors over the reforms needed to start talks for a third bailout in five years and remain in the euro.

Europe rebuffs Greek advance as poll shows voters mull ‘Yes’

Alexis Tsipras and his creditors sparred heading into Sunday's referendum on austerity as a poll suggested voters are inclined to accept deeper cuts.

Athens tears up austerity handbook

The new leaders want to ease the 'humanitarian crisis' – but Greece's creditors are not impressed.

Greece’s new leader moves to form anti-austerity government

The election result marked a comprehensive rejection of the years of austerity demanded by the EU and IMF in return for the €240-billion bailout.

Visionary vs Greece’s Mr Austerity

The tainted old order under Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is up against unencumbered young firebrand Alexis Tsipras.

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