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Ex PM Alexis Tsipras Calls For the Creation of a Broad European Progressive Front

The Leader of the Opposition and former PM Alexis Tsipras highlighted the need on Saturday for the creation of a broad progressive front in European politics, from the "left of the left to the progressive center". Speaking at the 45th...

Greek Parliament Votes for Bill Abolishing University Asylum

The Greek Parliament voted in favor of a bill on Thursday which addresses the abolition of university asylum laws. The proposed legislation, brought up for discussion by the new conservative government, also addresses a series of other issues, including changes to...

How Greece's Political Landscape Changes After the Election

July 8, 2019 finds Greece turning the page, as the political landscape changed radically after the results of Sunday's election. Greece leaves four and a half years of leftist rule behind. The Alexis Tsipras government promised change and the end...

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,...