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Greece seeks Eurogroup, ECB support after IMF default

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ATHENS/BRUSSELS - Greece was appealing to its euro zone partners and the European Central Bank on Wednesday to keep it afloat after defaulting on its debt to the International Monetary Fund and losing frozen international bailout money.

Euro burdened by Greece, uncertainty high

SYDNEY - The euro remained on the defensive in Asia on Wednesday as Greece became the first developed economy to default on a loan with the IMF, setting the scene for another day of uneasy action in markets.

Business, 5:12am IST

FACTBOX: How much Greece owes to international creditors

BRUSSELS - Greece, which is set to default on an International Monetary Fund debt repayment due on Tuesday, owes official lenders 242.8 billion euros ($271 billion), according to a Reuters calculation based on official data.

Business, 30 Jun 2015

Paris time lords extend Greek deadline - by a second

PARIS - By pure chance, Greece will gain fractionally more time to meet a midnight deadline on Tuesday to pay its IMF debts - thanks to a move by international time arbiters in the Paris Observatory to add one second to the world's clocks.

World, 30 Jun 2015

Few signs of market panic as Greece nears default

LONDON - Eurozone stocks, low-rated bonds and the euro weakened on Tuesday as Greece looked set to default on a repayment due to the International Monetary Fund and to plunge deeper into financial crisis.

Business, 30 Jun 2015

Despite Lagarde's initial reluctance, IMF on the hook for Greece

WASHINGTON - As French Finance Minister in 2010, Christine Lagarde opposed the involvement of the International Monetary Fund in Greece.

Economy, Business, 30 Jun 2015

S&P lowers Greece sovereign credit rating

REUTERS - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its sovereign rating on Greece to 'CCC minus' from 'CCC', saying the probability of Greece exiting the eurozone was now about 50 percent.

Economy, Business, 30 Jun 2015

Factbox: How much Greece owes to international creditors

BRUSSELS - Greece, which may default on an International Monetary Fund debt repayment due on Tuesday after talks with creditors broke down, owes its official lenders 242.8 billion euros ($271 billion), according to a Reuters calculation based on official data, with Germany by far the largest creditor.

Business, 29 Jun 2015

Anti-austerity protesters rally at Greek parliament

ATHENS - Several hundred anti-austerity protesters, chanting slogans against the European Union and IMF, rallied near parliament in Athens on Sunday as a deepening crisis forced Greece's leftist government to announce capital controls on the banking system.

World, 28 Jun 2015

Factbox - Scenarios for Greece in the coming days

BRUSSELS - The breakdown of talks between Greece and its creditors on extending euro zone bailout funding beyond Tuesday means Athens may fail to make 1.6 billion euro debt repayment to the IMF that day.

Business, 28 Jun 2015