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Time running out for Greece to strike a deal

It is due to repay the IMF 300m euros on June 5 but will miss the deadline if there's no aid package

Mr Tsipras (centre) called on creditors to show some "realism", saying he wanted a deal that would let Greece escape from "economic asphyxiation" and put an end to "doomsday scenarios".


GREECE is threatening to miss a loan repayment to the IMF this week, opening the way for possible default, just hours before creditors were expected to present an ultimatum offering Athens funds in return for economic reform.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to