Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed July 1 to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders ruled out any fresh debt offer before July 5 vote
WikiLeaks published a list of German phone numbers July 1 that it claimed showed the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on senior German officials beyond Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid July 1, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital financing and deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone
Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on June 29 to back their leftwing government's rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system.
Greece confirmed it would fail to make a key IMF repayment due on June 30, fanning fears of a chaotic eurozone exit on the same day the country's international bailout expires
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I had thought the storm between Greece and its creditors would end last week
Greek and EU leaders have voiced contradicting messages about the upcoming referendum on the bailout package, as Greece struggled to adjust to shuttered banks, closed cash machines and a climate of rumors and conspiracy theories
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum on austerity demands from foreign creditors on June 27, rejecting an 'ultimatum' from lenders and putting a deal that could determine Greece's future in Europe to a risky popular vote.
Fractious European leaders argued into the early hours on June 26 over how to handle over a migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, agreeing a plan to share out the care of desperate people fleeing war and poverty in North Africa and the Middle East
Britain's Queen Elizabeth urged Europe on June 24 to guard against division in the continent, at a state banquet in Berlin where Germany's president declared: "the European Union needs Great Britain".
President Barack Obama on June 24 moved to defuse tensions after revelations of US spying on three French presidents angered France, while WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called for legal action over Washington's snooping and promised more disclosures to come.
France summoned the U.S. ambassador on June 24 to explain allegations by transparency lobby group WikiLeaks of what President Francois Hollande branded "unacceptable" spying on successive French leaders
Greece's international lenders demanded on June 24 that it improve proposed tax and reform measures in a last-minute race to clinch a deal to unlock aid and avert a debt default next week.
Greece and its creditors were working to seal a bailout deal with exactly one week to go June 23 before Athens is due to repay the IMF around 1.5 billion euros or face default and a possible exit from the EU
Greece's new proposals to European leaders ahead of a crunch summit June 22 offered a ray of hope that a deal to end the country's debt crisis can be struck after five months of deadlock
The German government on June 22 played down the chances of a prominent Al Jazeera journalist held in Berlin since the weekend being extradited to Egypt, citing concerns about the Egyptian legal process
Greece on June 20 said it would present new proposals to its EU-IMF creditors to reach a debt deal as the country's outspoken finance minister called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to make a "clear decision" at an upcoming emergency summit
Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour said he was arrested June 20 at a Berlin airport, after Germany acted on an international arrest warrant issued by his native country Egypt
Berlin will negotiate with Athens "until the last minute", a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel told Germany's Inforadio on Friday, but stressed that Greece must be prepared to carry out reforms
Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on June 22 to try to avert a Greek default after bank withdrawals accelerated and government revenue slumped as Athens and its international creditors remain deadlocked over a debt deal
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