Bailout

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Congress, White House strike rescue deal for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — House Republicans and Democrats reached a rare, election-year deal with…

 

People walk past a souvenir shop selling a towel printed in the form of high-denomination euro banknote in central Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.   (Petros Giannakouris/AP)

European bailout fund approves release of funds for Greece

BERLIN — European bailout fund supervisors on Wednesday approved the release of…

 

Dutch Finance Minister and chairman of the eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem, right, walks with European Central Bank Governor Mario Draghi during a meeting of eurozone finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. (Laurent Dubrule/AP)

Greece’s euro partners approve billions in new loans

BRUSSELS — Finance ministers of the 19-nation euro single currency group on…

 

In this Friday, July 31, 2015 photo, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos arrives for a meeting with senior negotiators at a hotel in Athens. (Giannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP)

Greece accepts harsh new bailout terms, vows swift vote

ATHENS, Greece — Greece agreed to harsh terms for a new three-year…

In this Friday, July 31, 2015 photo, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos arrives for a meeting with senior negotiators at a hotel in Athens. (Giannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP)
Demonstrators shout slogans outside the Greek Parliament during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Wednesday, July 22, 2015.  (Giannis Papanikos/AP)

Greek parliament tested by dissent ahead of key reform vote

ATHENS, Greece — Greek lawmakers launched a late-night debate Wednesday on further…

Demonstrators shout slogans outside the Greek Parliament during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Wednesday, July 22, 2015.  (Giannis Papanikos/AP)
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leaves the Presidential Palace after his meeting with the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (Petros Karadjias/AP Photo)

Greece seeks 3-year aid program, rushes to detail reforms

ATHENS, Greece — With a deadline just hours away to come up…

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leaves the Presidential Palace after his meeting with the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (Petros Karadjias/AP Photo)
Evzones of Greek Presidential Guards are seen during changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown Soldier outside the parliament in central Athens on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse

BRUSSELS — Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis…

Evzones of Greek Presidential Guards are seen during changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown Soldier outside the parliament in central Athens on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde leaves after an EU summit in Brussels on Monday, June 22, 2015. Eurozone finance ministers were cautiously optimistic on Monday that a deal on Greece's bailout was finally within reach this week, amid fears the country might otherwise default on its debts and fall out of the euro. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Europe cautiously optimistic of Greek debt deal this week

BRUSSELS — Greece has finally offered economic reforms that creditors consider closer…

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde leaves after an EU summit in Brussels on Monday, June 22, 2015. Eurozone finance ministers were cautiously optimistic on Monday that a deal on Greece's bailout was finally within reach this week, amid fears the country might otherwise default on its debts and fall out of the euro. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
THANASSIS STAVRAKIS/AP PHOTO. Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leads a meeting with the Egyptian Defence Minister General Sedki Sobhi Stark at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Friday, June 12, 2015. Stark warnings to Greece and the unexpected decision by the International Monetary Fund to walk away from bailout talks weighed on Greek shares Friday, a day after hopes of an impending deal triggered widespread buying.

Greek shares after IMF pulls out of bailout talks

Greece said Friday it will present its creditors with new proposals over…

THANASSIS STAVRAKIS/AP PHOTO. Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leads a meeting with the Egyptian Defence Minister General Sedki Sobhi Stark at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Friday, June 12, 2015. Stark warnings to Greece and the unexpected decision by the International Monetary Fund to walk away from bailout talks weighed on Greek shares Friday, a day after hopes of an impending deal triggered widespread buying.
AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisA woman walks past graffiti by street artist Achilles outside a shop

Greece to bundle its June IMF payments together

Desperate for time, Greece is taking an unusual step in talks over…

AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisA woman walks past graffiti by street artist Achilles outside a shop
AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece submits draft bailout plan, creditors say not enough

Greece's prime minister will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels…

AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Costas Baltas/InTime News via APGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece says deal with creditors is close; markets rally

Greece's prime minister said Wednesday that his country is close to reaching…

Costas Baltas/InTime News via APGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisA man looks at the 140 B.C. bronze statue of a young jockey riding a horse during the International Day Museum with free entrance for the visitors

Greek finance minister says bailout deal is very close

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Monday that he expects an agreement…

AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisA man looks at the 140 B.C. bronze statue of a young jockey riding a horse during the International Day Museum with free entrance for the visitors
Virginia Mayo/AP PhotoDutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem

Greece makes progress with creditors but deal still elusive

Greece has made progress in talks with creditors but "more time and…

Virginia Mayo/AP PhotoDutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem
Dmitris Sulzics/F64 Photo Agency via APGerman Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks to the media at the Informal Meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Union in Riga

Greece under fire from creditors as bailout talks drag

European creditors turned up the heat on Greece Friday to deliver an…

Dmitris Sulzics/F64 Photo Agency via APGerman Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks to the media at the Informal Meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Union in Riga
AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisIn this photo taken Saturday

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets

Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro…

AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisIn this photo taken Saturday
AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisAssistant U.S. Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland

Greece seeking joint Merkel-Hollande talks on bailout

Greece has called for joint talks with leaders of Germany, France and…

AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisAssistant U.S. Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland
AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisGreek flags fly as a tourist walks by a souvenirs shop in Athens on Monday

Eurozone warns Greece to stop wasting time on reforms plan

Greece's European creditors told Athens to stop wasting time and flesh out…

AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisGreek flags fly as a tourist walks by a souvenirs shop in Athens on Monday
AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisA man plays music next to a shuttered shop in a shopping arcade of Athens

Spain: 3rd bailout for Greece being mulled for up to $56B

Eurozone nations are negotiating a third bailout worth as much as 50…

AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisA man plays music next to a shuttered shop in a shopping arcade of Athens
AP Photo/Yorgos KarahalisA man buys seafood at a central food market in Athens

Greece readies new list of bailout reforms

Caught between its own defiant campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's…

AP Photo/Yorgos KarahalisA man buys seafood at a central food market in Athens