New data shows that Greece far exceeded its creditors demands for budget savings last year, presenting a strong case for unlocking more bailout funds. So far about 245 billion euros have gone to the country, with Germany footing most of the bill.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
The International Monetary Fund has announced another financial boost for Greece in support of making the crisis-hit country's debt more sustainable, but continues to insist on a debt cut from the EU.
Greece and its creditors have come to a compromise after showdown talks over the latest bailout package in Malta, according to reports. It means Athens will be able to receive a second tranche from the 2015 agreement.
Debt-laden Greece far exceeded its international creditors' demands for budget savings last year, outstripping even the target for 2017, and presenting a strong case for unlocking more bailout funds.
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