German lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on whether to approve a third bailout for Greece. Both Greek lawmakers and eurozone finance ministers now back the deal, but hurdles remain before the Greek crisis is over.
August 16, 2015
Lenders voice 'serious concerns' about Greece's huge debt mountain, which is projected to only get back to a sustainable level in 2030
The Telegraph: August 14, 2015
Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem welcomed the Greek parliament's approval of a new bailout package on Friday but said it still must be approved by fellow euro zone countries
Reuters: August 14, 2015
Greek lawmakers have approved a $93-billion bailout package from the European Union, just hours ahead of a meeting by eurozone finance ministers to debate the measure.
August 14, 2015
The Greek parliament has backed the country's new bailout deal after all-night talks, despite a rebellion by many MPs in the governing Syriza party.
BBC: August 14, 2015
Despite the obstacles that some attempt to set on our way, we will complete this agreement successfully" stated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
August 13, 2015
"I do not want to believe that there are powers in Greece that want to send us to a bridge-loan, stated Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos at his opening speech on Thursday at the parliament committees
August 13, 2015
Greek lawmakers are finishing a draft bill for the country's third government bailout package in five years, aiming for a vote before a meeting of eurozone ministers on Friday.
August 12, 2015
Greek financial markets surged on Tuesday after Athens agreed a multi-billion-euro bailout deal with international lenders.
Reuters: August 11, 2015
Greece has agreed a bailout deal "in principle" with its creditors, the European Commission has said.
BBC: August 11, 2015