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Alexis Tsipras


Greek PM Alexis Tsipras survives no-confidence vote in parliament

June 17, 2018 1:38 am

Thousands of Greeks protested outside parliament against the accord with Macedonia, calling for Tsipras to resign. Police used stun grenades and tear gas to prevent them from entering the building.

Greece does not need credit line, extra austerity, says Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

April 26, 2018 3:58 pm

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Athens and its European Union lenders are also close to agreeing on a framework to reduce the country's huge debt pile.

Greek parliament to probe ten politicians over pharma scandal

February 22, 2018 1:42 pm

The politicians to be investigated include current central bank governor and former finance minister Yannis Stournaras and Dimitris Avramopoulos, a European commissioner and former health minister.

Greece floods: Atleast 15 dead, hundreds homeless after heavy rain lashes coast

November 16, 2017 9:03 am

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared a period of national mourning. "These are very difficult moments for Greece. We are living a great disaster."

Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

June 15, 2017 12:07 pm

IMF chief Christine Lagarde and the eurozone's 19 finance ministers meet in Luxembourg with hopes riding high that the talks will secure the release of the latest tranche of Greece's 86-billion euro (USD 97 billion) bailout agreed in 2015.

Greek debt deal would 'end six years of darkness': Tsipras

May 11, 2016 11:52 am

EU ministers are likely to expect further commitments by Greece on faster privatisation and a hike in indirect taxes before they approve a deal.

Greece PM Alexis Tsipras pledges to lead country out of crisis by 2019

September 25, 2015 6:14 pm

Alexis Tsipras told his first Cabinet meeting that his aim is to have steered the country out of its crisis by 2019 when his four-year mandate ends.

Greece: Cabinet member quits over alleged racist, anti-Semitic Twitter posts

September 24, 2015 8:24 am

The resignation was an embarrassing start for Tsipras, who won a surprisingly comfortable election victory but now faces a major challenge in implementing the harsh terms of a third international bailout.

New Greek government sworn in, pledges to focus on reforms

September 23, 2015 3:42 pm

Labor Minister George Katrougalos says the new administration elected Sunday has to focus on the reforms that were a key condition for the latest in a series of international bailouts keeping the country afloat.

Alexis takes Athens

September 23, 2015 12:11 am

Tsipras gambled and won, convincingly. His biggest challenges lie ahead