Under pressure to do a deal: Alexis Tsipras.
Backed into a corner as the banks reached the brink, the Greek prime minister may have fashioned some sort of success, and the prospect of something approaching debt relief a little down the line.
As protestors gathered in Athens, professors were wining and dining nearby.
As professors, we must look up from our cosy academic debates and hear the cries around us.
No voters celebrate but many questions remain.
Greece has voted resoundingly against the bailout terms set by the IMF in a historic referendum.
The No vote won it.
Academic experts respond to the No vote in Greece's referendum on whether or not to accept a bailout offer from their international creditors.
Greece owes what was once called a ‘man payment’.
It might seem like Greece and Europe are arguing about money, but it's really all about vengeance.
Blaming Greece’s creditors for the ongoing drama would be badly incomplete.
Blaming the troika for the Greek defaut this week isn't the full story. The problem here is that the eurozone is not the main reason for the Greek crisis.
Greek voters have to choose between unfathomable consequences or ongoing misery. Some choice.
A famed game theory parable involving mutually assured destruction explains the Greek debt crisis and could explain the outcome of the Greek referendum this Sunday.
Greece is set to become the first advanced economy to default on the IMF in its 71-year history.
People queue to withdraw cash from Greek banks.
With the ECB freezing the level of emergency liquidity assistance it is providing to Greek banks, the nightmare scenario for Greece is already beginning to unfold.
Head to head.
What you need to know about the IMF and its approach to negotiations over a Greek bailout.
Blessed are the bean counters? New investment in Greece could drive development.
Investment for profit and development should lie at the heart of a solution for the imbalances in Greece and Europe.
Fighting the debt effect. Greece is struggling at every level.
A call to break with the leadership of Greece's ruling party has highlighted the futility of debt-led austerity and the burden it places on people on the wrong side of a banker's bad bet.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gave voice to sub-Saharan Africa on global monetary institutions.
The expected departure of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria's finance minister will leave Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa without a significant voice in the IMF and World Bank.
Large movements in relative prices will create winners and losers this year, the IMF has said.
A new IMF report predicts a crackdown on cheap credit in China will help reduce China's real GDP growth rate from 7.4% last year to 6.8% this year and further weaken demand for Australian commodities.
A clerk counts Chinese 100 yuan banknotes at a bank in Nantong, Jiangsu province.
The creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a blow against US influence in global financial markets.
Game for a fight? Varoufakis arrives in Brussels.
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Yanis Varoufakis was supposed to have an academic advantage in tangled talks with the Troika. But politics can mess with the most careful plans.
Despite a cease fire, military activities continue in Ukraine.
US and European policy is pushing Russia into China’s arms.
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Pensioners protest in Nicosia.
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