Greece’s radical left Syriza party can win re-election with an outright majority, a senior member said, governing without support from mainstream forces which also back the country’s new international bailout.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Greek opposition leaders made zero progress as they pressed on with trying to form a coalition yesterday, despite appeals from home and abroad for a rapid move to elections so the country can deal with its economic and humanitarian crises.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Bailout deal sees Syriza fracture and a confidence vote looming
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) negotiators have begun talks with Greece to hammer out details of a third international bailout worth €85bn.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has defeated a bid by dissenters in his left-wing Syriza party to push for an end to bailout talks and an exit from the euro.
Greek firefighters battled large bush and forest fires on the outskirts of Athens and in Greece’s southern Peloponnese region, where flames forced the evacuation of at least three villages and two summer camps.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Greek politicians are debating an austerity bill ahead of a vote that will condemn the country to years of more budget savings, but is needed to get a desperately needed new bailout.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras faces open revolt from some of his own ministers as he seeks support for a bailout deal that, while saving the country from financial collapse, will cause years of pain for Greece.
Greece’s negotiators head to Brussels armed with their reform proposals and parliamentary backing to seek a third bailout, but with the shadow of severe dissent from governing politicians hanging over them.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Greece cannot make debt repayments to the IMF next month unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister said yesterday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default if talks fail.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Greece has invited Chinese firms to bid in a tender for deep-sea oil and gas exploration later this year after Athens extended the bidding process in March.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
Greece has said it will not renege on election pledges to end austerity measures as creditors pressed for a deal to free financing and avert a widening crisis.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Greece’s parliament passed a crucial austerity bill in a vote so close that it left the coalition government reeling from dissent.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
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