Merkel tries to get Greek talks back on track
With Greece’s fate in balance, European finance ministers converge on Luxembourg with little hope for a deal as German Chancellor Angela Merkel seeks to restore calm to increasingly rancorous exchanges.
Tensions are running high as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned to the classics to paint himself as a leader of stature ready to rebuff a bad deal come what may. He’s been on a tear, accusing creditors of nefarious intentions, and will...
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