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Politics trumps economics in Greek debt crisis

So Alexis Tsipras has spoken.
BBC: July 2, 2015

Berlin accuses Tsipras of seeking scapegoats outside own ranks

Criticism of Greek prime minister reinforces view that Germany might refuse to negotiate with Syriza administration on rescue package until after referendum
Guardian: July 1, 2015

Greek debt: Merkel dismisses Tsipras's last-ditch compromise plan

German chancellor reiterates stance of no new negotiations with Athens until after Sunday’s referendum on bailout
Guardian: July 1, 2015

In Germany vs. Greece, Angela Merkel is winning

Her critics call her the villain of the Greek drama, a taskmaster forcing a bankrupt nation to its knees. But even as the Greeks reach their breaking point, the leaders of Europe are lining up behind German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Washington Post: June 30, 2015

Merkel says Germany won't negotiate new deal with Greece before referendum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Germany would not negotiate on a new bailout agreement before Greece's referendum which is planned for Sunday.
Reuters: June 30, 2015

Merkel says Europe Can't put principles aside temporarily

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe can’t throw aside its principles after aid talks with Greece broke down, though she said she remains open to finding a compromise.
Bloomberg: June 29, 2015

Greece deal urged as new proposals offered ahead of debt summit

Greece's new proposals offered to European leaders ahead of a crunch summit Monday offered a ray of hope that a deal to end the country's debt crisis can be struck after five months of deadlock.
The Business Insider: June 22, 2015

G7 summit: Merkel says time is running out for Greece deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that time is running out for a deal to keep Greece in the eurozone.
BBC: June 8, 2015

Die Welt : The issue of Greece ruins Merkel's summit agenda

The Greek issue is ruining German Chancellor Angela Merkel's agenda at the meeting of the leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations held in the Bavarian Alps, German paper Die Welt reported
June 8, 2015

Greek PM Tsipras has 'realistic' debt deal proposal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he has issued a "a realistic proposal" to its international creditors in an attempt to secure a deal over its debts.
BBC: June 2, 2015