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Exit polls give conservative opposition leader Greek election win

Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has won a comfortable victory over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The exit...

Alexis Tsipras concedes defeat in election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat after a partial vote count showed opposition conservatives had comfortably won the first parliamentary election since...

Leaders of Greece and North Macedonia snap historic selfie

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has arrived in North Macedonia on the first official visit by a Greek leader after decades of strained relations...

Greece’s prime minister survives no-confidence vote

Greece’s left-wing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament days after the governing coalition collapsed. Mr Tsipras received the minimum...

Greece’s era of austerity is over according to PM Alexis Tsipras

The era of austerity is over for Greece, according to the country's prime minister. Alexis Tsipras painted a positive picture of reforms the country has...

Greece passes ’final exit’ budget from financial crisis

Greece’s Parliament has passed a budget of continued austerity as mandated by the country’s creditors, but which forecasts robust growth for 2017. Prime Minister Alexis...

Greece needs debt relief, Eurozone central banker says

Greece's bailout lenders have been urged to grant the country relief on its massive debts if Athens agrees to impose tougher budget austerity measures. European...

Greek parliament passes reform bill full of bailout measures

Greece's parliament on Sunday passed an omnibus reform bill providing for tax hikes, more austerity reform and a new privatisation superfund, which will manage...

Protesters clash with police in Greek cities ahead of austerity vote

Greek anarchists hurled fire bombs, chairs and wooden planks at riot police in brief clashes outside parliament while politicians were debating a controversial austerity...

Alexis Tsipras puts austerity reform package before Greek Parliament

Left-wing prime minister Alexis Tsipras today faces his first test in the Greek parliament since a bailout rebellion split his party and triggered a...

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