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Greek Farmers Warn of Protests Due to New Government Measures

Northern Greek farmers are currently on standby, ready to take to the streets if necessary. A warning had already been sent to the government, about further protests due to the changes to the tax and pension status of farmers,...

Greek PM Tsipras: The Government Will Not Succumb to Unreasonable Demands

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sent a message to Greece’s creditors that the government will not succumb to unreasonable demands, during an interview with Real News, on Sunday, January 3. “We will fully meet our commitments, but we will not accept...

Greek PM Tsipras: 'February Is a Critical Month'

"The government will be ready for the institutional evaluation", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday during a brief discussion with reporters at Maximos Mansion. The prime minister noted that February will be a critical month as "the issues of...

Year in Review: 10 Significant Moments for Greece in 2015

There is no doubt that 2015 was an eventful year for Greece. The economic crisis continued to plague the country, while the election of the new government shook the political scene. The negotiations between Greece and its European partners took...

Greek Parliament Unanimously Asks for Recognition of State of Palestine

The Greek parliament unanimously asked from the Greek government the recognition of the State of Palestine at a special session held on Tuesday in the presence of Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. Abbas was welcomed as head of state by parliament...

Greek Parliament Expected to Vote on the Recognition οf the Palestinian State

The Greek parliament is expected to vote in favor of recognizing the state of Palestine on Tuesday, December 22. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been supporting the creation of an independent Palestinian state for a long time and...

Greek Parallel Economic Bill Withdrawn

The Greek government was forced by international lenders to withdraw the  parallel economic program bill from parliament on Thursday, while the Euro Working Group was meeting on the completion of the 13 prerequisites for the approval of the 1...

Tsipras: It's Europe's Turn To Honor Their Commitments

  The Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Immigration Yiannis Mouzalas inspected the progress of the reception identification centers  (hotspots) in Chios and Leros.     Tsipras stressed that it's Europe's turn to honor its commitments. He stated...

Greek PM Tsipras: 'Forces Wish for the Greek Government to Fail'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned the central committee of SYRIZA not to have the illusion that all their battles had been won. In fact he stated that “there are forces that wish for Greece’s government to fail.” Opening the...

Greek PM Tsipras On Recapitalization of Greek Banks

"Despite any difficulties, the new recapitalization of the banks was conducted in order to safeguard, in the best possible way, the interests of the Greek state," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stressed on Friday, addressing the Greek Parliament. Tsipras rejected...