Hundreds of thousands of immigrants, fleeing violence and poverty in Africa and the Middle East, are trying to find a better life in Europe – putting major strains on the EU and its member states.
Greece's proposed bailout concedes many of the previous demands of its creditors, including higher taxes and cuts in spending. Its left-wing government had staked its credibility on brinksmanship to force Europe and the IMF to bend.
With bankruptcy looming, Greece has issued only vague – and contradictory – proposals. And Europe seems unwilling to budge.