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  • Tsipras says Greece ready to accept creditors' terms with new bailout

    Tsipras says Greece ready to accept creditors' terms with new bailout
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras backtracked Wednesday on his refusal to accept Eurozone creditors' demands for deeper spending cuts in exchange for more loans to keep the economy afloat, telling the international lenders in a letter that the austerity...
  • IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 1:21 a.m. The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the first developed country to default on a loan to the lending agency....
  • Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

    Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening fears over whether it will be...
  • Greece misses debt payment, is cut off from financial lifelines

    Greece misses debt payment, is cut off from financial lifelines
    A near-bankrupt Greece was cut off from its financial lifelines Tuesday after it became the world’s first developed country to fail to repay money due the International Monetary Fund and lost access to the European bailout loans that have helped...
  • Greek chicken: Must one side in Europe flinch?

    Greek chicken: Must one side in Europe flinch?
    •Greece says it doesn't have any more money to give its creditors. Its economy has contracted by 25 percent in recent years. Unemployment's through the roof. Public pensions have been slashed. Homelessness grows. The country is debt-drenched and...
  • The biggest danger of a Greek default could be political instability

    The biggest danger of a Greek default could be political instability
    When recession exposed the glorified pyramid scheme that was Greek government budgeting in 2009, fear of a global economic meltdown on a par with the collapse on Wall Street a year earlier rippled through international markets. The budget crisis was...
  • The Latest: Hundreds in London rally for unity with Greece

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes as it closes its banks and limits money withdrawals (all times local): ___ 11:35 p.m. Hundreds of people have rallied in London to show solidarity with Greece and argue that the country's debt should be...
  • Greece debt crisis puts euro, European Union in peril

    Greece debt crisis puts euro, European Union in peril
    As the Greek debt drama hurtles toward a nail-biting climax, fears are mounting that the outcome could sink not just Greece but also the euro and the idea of the European Union itself. Athens is dangerously close to bankruptcy after days of fruitless...
  • Europe to Greece: Get back to the bargaining table before it's too late

    Europe to Greece: Get back to the bargaining table before it's too late
    Leaders around Europe appealed to Greece on Monday to return to the bargaining table over a bailout agreement as stock markets dipped and some Greeks began stocking up on supplies, hoarding cash and hunkering down for a week of political and financial...
  • Merkel faces Greek challenge with strong political capital

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has emerged undamaged from the global financial crisis, European bailouts, an astonishing U-turn on nuclear power and the crisis over Ukraine. Now, with the future of efforts to resolve Greece's fiscal woes up in the air,...
  • Chicago Tribune 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Team

    Chicago Tribune 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 25 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...