The smallest party in Greece's ruling coalition has voted to leave the government. The Democratic Left's decision comes after efforts broke down to agree on the future of state broadcaster ERT.
A special meeting on the EU migration crisis could take place as early as next weekend, a newspaper says. However, a spokesman for Merkel says no such meeting has yet been concretely planned.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has faced rejection at home over his deal to settle the dispute over Macedonia's name. Tsipras's leadership will be tested as parliament considers a no-confidence motion against him.
Greece and Macedonia have reached an agreement in their long-running dispute over the name of the former Yugoslav republic. Senior officials from both the EU and NATO have welcomed the agreement.
After Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev agreed to rename his country Northern Macedonia, President Gjorge Ivanov declared he would not sign off on the deal with Greece. The Greek government faces troubles of its own.
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