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PM Tsipras Wins Confidence Vote in Greek Parliament

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a vote of confidence in Parliament on Friday, less than three weeks before the crucial European and local elections scheduled for May 26. 153 MP's voted in favor of the government in a vote...

Greek Parliament to Open Confidence Vote Debate on Wednesday

Following a meeting between the Speakers of the House in the Greek Parliament, the debate regarding a confidence vote in the government will begin on Wednesday. It was also announced on Monday that the final vote will be held...

Tsipras Survives Confidence Vote

Greek lawmakers gave the thumbs-up to Alexis Taipras and his government on Wednesday night -- but only just. The Prime Minster survived the late-night confidence vote by just one vote, 151 voted "yes" opposed to 148 who voted "no". Tsipras called...

Parliamentary Confidence Vote Debate Opens With Heated Words

The confidence vote procedure requested last week by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras began on Tuesday morning in the Greek parliament. The first hours of the discussion featured a heated debate between the Prime Minister and the leader of the opposition's...

Tsipras Set to Win Confidence Vote After Centrist MP Breaks Ranks

The Greek parliament opens a confidence debate for the government of Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday, with the vote expected to occur on Wednesday night. The prime minister announced that he would ask the parliament to renew its vote of confidence...

Greek Parliament to Hold Confidence Vote Wednesday

The Greek parliament will open a confidence debate on Tuesday morning, with the vote expected to occur on Wednesday night, parliamentary officials decided on Monday. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras initiated the confidence-vote process on Sunday, sending a letter to the...

End of Greek Coalition a "Staged Divorce", Says Opposition

Opposition parties in Greece have reacted angrily to what they see as a "staged divorce" between the SYRIZA-led government coalition partners. Following the decision by the leader of the junior partner ANEL, Panos Kammenos to pull-out from the government over...

Greek PM Vows Confidence Vote if Coalition Breaks Up

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed on Wednesday that if SYRIZA's coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) leave the government over the Prespa agreement, he would seek a confidence vote in Parliament. SYRIZA would then need the support of 151...

Greek Government Secures Confidence Vote from Greek Parliament

The new SYRIZA-ANEL coalition officially is officially Greece 's new government after the Greek Parliament gave it a confidence vote during the early mornings hours of Thursday. Out of the Greek Parliament's 300 representatives, 155 MPs voted in favor of the new...

Greece Goes to Elections if Tsipras Fails to Get Confidence Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will call a confidence vote in Greek Parliament next week and if he fails to win that, then he will call snap elections, according to a source from the Maximos Mansion. According to the same...