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The End of Populism in Greece? Foreign Media Hail Political Change

The international press hailed the victory of New Democracy and Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday's national election in Greece. CNN says that the outcome signals a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream politics. The vote...

Greek PM Tsipras in Last Ditch Attempt to Avoid Heavy Election Defeat

The Greek election campaign closed on Friday before the Sunday's crucial general election that, according to all recent polls, will bring Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his the center-right New Democracy (ND) party in power. In a last ditch attempt to convince...

Greek Election Campaign Wraps Up on Friday

As the Greek national election campaign ends on Friday, the two contenders for the premiership, Alexis Tsipras and Kyriakos Mitsotakis give the last battle before Sunday's polls. While all polls indicate that New Democracy will be the winning party -...

10 Reasons Why Tsipras will Lose the Greek Elections

As a politician, Alexis Tsipras climbed too high, too soon. He became the leader of SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left) party at an early age in 2008, promoted unexpectedly by departing party chief Alekos Alavanos. He was elected in...

Greek PM Tsipras Grip on Power About to End

With only days left before Sunday's national elections in Greece, the conservative New Democracy party looks likely to be the winner, ousting the first leftist government in Greek history that ruled for the past four and a half years. Prime...

Spanish PM Sanchez to Represent Greece in European Council as Tsipras Leaves

The Spanish Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will represent Greece and its Premier Alexis Tsipras at the European Council meeting on Tuesday, as the Greek Prime Minister has to return to Greece for his pre-election obligations ahead of the...

Greek PM Pays Tribute to Late Cyprus President Christofias

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who was in Cyprus to attend the funeral of former Cyprus president and AKEL leader, Demetris Christofias, said that the memory of the Cypriot leader will always burn bright. Tsipras, accompanied by Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades,...

''No Matter What Tsipras Says, We Have Rights'' Turkey's Erdogan Says on Med Drilling

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his party's Parliamentary group on Tuesday and made several remarks regarding his country's drilling activities in the region of Eastern Mediterranean. ''We have four vessels in the region and we have taken our...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey's Actions Will Now Have Consequences

Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras sent a clear message to Turkey from an EU meeting in Brussels on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists to inform them about the discussions he had held with the other 27 EU leaders during the two-day...

Greek PM Tsipras Says Turkey is Weak and Isolated

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that Turkey’s activities in the region are an indication of its weakness and isolation. Speaking on OPEN TV, Tsipras argued that the recent moves by Greece and Cyprus, and the alliances that...