The European Parliament last year asked for an end to the troika (Photo:

End-of-troika debate amplifies ahead of Greek elections

A legal opinion by the EU top court and comments by the EU economics commissioner about the end of the bailout troika have come just days before elections in Greece, where troika-imposed austerity is a central issue.

The troika of international lenders - European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund - is mostly known for its teams of "inspectors" going every three months to Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Cyprus to oversee the reforms and sign off on the next ...

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