Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a final chance to present credible reform proposals to an emergency euro zone summit on Tuesday to persuade skeptical creditors to reopen aid talks before his country's banks run out of money.
Greeks pulled more than 1 billion euros out of their banks in a single day, banking sources said on Friday, as the country edged closer to default despite assurances from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that the doomsayers are wrong.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told opposition leaders on Tuesday that disagreements among international lenders were to blame for an impasse in negotiations, sticking to a hard line that has brought Greece to the brink of default.
The European Union bluntly warned Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday that time was up and he should stop playing with his cash-strapped country's future and instead take crucial decisions to avoid a devastating default.
President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi says "buckle up" because volatility is back! Keep your hands and feet in the car because it is going to be a ride that may make the "Taper Tantrum" look tame.