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  • UNHCR: Greece must do more to tackle migration 'emergency' 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 11:43 am

    ATHENS, Greece - Greek authorities need to "wake up" and do more to adequately accommodate a burgeoning number of refugee arrivals that has become a full-blown humanitarian emergency requiring a natural disaster-like response, a senior official with the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.

  • Merkel rules out 'haircut' for Greece, open to other relief story has photos
    Updated: Jul-19-15 11:55 am

    BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday suggested that Germany would show flexibility in negotiating how Greece deals with its massive debt, but again ruled out writing off part of the money.

  • Greek firefighters battle blazes; save 200 trapped on beach story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-17-15 4:05 pm

    ATHENS, Greece - Greek firefighters battled large fires in the south, on the outskirts of Athens and on an island near the capital Friday as flames fed by strong winds forced the evacuation of villages and summer camps. About 200 people trapped by one fire were plucked off a beach by rescue boats.

  • Mixed German messages on Greece serve a purpose 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 1:27 pm

    BERLIN - German government officials have appeared to send mixed messages about their desire for Greece to keep using the euro - and that's just the way they want it.

  • Merkel urges German Parliament to back Greek talks 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 4:43 am

    BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking German lawmakers to clear the way for negotiations on a new, third bailout package for Greece, arguing that it would be negligent not to try for a deal.

  • On the brink, EU leaders clinched bailout deal - with an SMS 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 2:22 pm

    BRUSSELS - As dawn broke in Brussels on Monday, Europe's frazzled leaders gazed into an abyss: the looming exit of Greece from a common currency that symbolized European unity.

  • The Latest: European Union to give Greece short-term loan story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-16-15 10:17 am

    ATHENS, Greece - The latest on Greece's financial crisis (all times local):

  • What next? More twists and turns ahead for Greece 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 1:06 pm

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Greece's bailout deal isn't a deal - yet.

  • Merkel walking line between German voters, European image 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 3:20 am

    BERLIN - As Athens staggers toward what may be its final deadline, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces one of the toughest decisions of her 10-year tenure: sacrifice political credibility at home by conceding more aid for Greece, or risk tarnishing her status as "queen of Europe" by sticking to her guns and facing the blame for the first-ever exit of a country from the euro.

  • Greece's Tsipras short on allies as he tries to avoid ruin 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 12:12 pm

    BERLIN - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has stretched his EU partners' patience to the limit with months of missteps and contradictory moves and now, having just four days to save his country from ruin, is finding his list of allies is short.

  • What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit story has photos
    Updated: Jul-06-15 11:47 pm

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.