Five explosive claims made by former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis in his first post-resignation interview
The former Greek Finance Minister said the Eurozone is "completely and utterly" controlled by Germany
YANIS VAROUFAKIS resigned as Greek Finance Minister one week ago.
The reason given was a request from Eurogroup ministers that negotiations would be better served without Varoufakis, which Alexis Tsipras accepted in principle, leaving the Greek finance minister with nowhere else to go.
IMF: Austerity was more damaging to Greece than we thought it would be
IMF won't sign up to a new bailout deal if it doesn't include debt relief
THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has admitted that the structural reform programme that it put forward as part of an agreement for a bailout of Greece in 2010 was flawed.
The Greek economy has collapsed since the bailout deal, with a decline of over 25 per cent in economic output and its fifth year of recession, a greater fall than at any time during the 1930s Great Depression.
No turning back: Greece's Alexis Tsipras defiant on referendum No vote
Syriza leader says that No vote does not mean EU exit and will strengthen hand in negotiations
GREEK PRIME MINISTER Alexis Tsipras has insisted that a proposed referendum on an EU bailout deal will go ahead, with his government urging people to vote No.
In a live televised address to the Greek people, Tsipras said that a No vote in Sunday's poll means "powerful pressure that the burden should be on the shoulders of the rich and not the poor and pensioners".