Showing posts with label Alexis Tsipras. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alexis Tsipras. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Merkel urges Rome to back eurozone - Solutions , such as in the case of Greece, can be found

Solutions , such as in the case of Greece, can be found
With voters in Italy now headed for the latest in a quick succession of national elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging whoever ends up running the country to continue to support the European Union's eurozone.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia
A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Grèce - La zone euro suspend l'allègement de la dette après des mesures sociales de Tsipras

Les mesures d'allègement de la dette grecque, accordées début décembre par la zone euro à Athènes en échange de réformes, ont été suspendues après l'annonce par le Premier ministre grec, Alexis Tsipras, de nouvelles mesures sociales, a annoncé mercredi le porte-parole du président de l'Eurogroupe.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Greek MPs ratify deal for sale of majority stake in Piraeus port to China's COSCO

Greek lawmakers ratified on Thursday with an overwhelming majority the landmark concession agreement with China's COSCO Shipping for the acquisition of a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority (PPA or OLP in Greek).

Monday, January 25, 2016

Greek PM marks first anniversary in office.- "We can change Greece. We can change Europe"

A year ago on the Jan. 25 national elections in Greece, the Radical Left SYRIZA party achieved a historic victory assuming office for first time in the country's modern history with the promise to end austerity and bailouts.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Greece set to recognise Palestine

Greece is set to recognise the state of Palestine in a parliamentary vote to be attended by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, a government source said Sunday.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

In unprecedented move Greek PM calls Jerusalem Israel's 'historical capital'

When Alexis Tzipras was elected prime minister of Greece in January 2015, Israel watched the political shift closely. The victory of the radical, left wing pro-Palestinian Syriza party was considered bad news.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Greece’s Ruling Party Calls for National Strike Against Austerity Policies

Greece's ruling Syriza party's labor policy department on Wednesday urged the Greeks to take part in a general strike on November 12 against the "anti-people" austerity policies of the government.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Greeks head to polls for third time this year

Greeks head to polls for third time this year
Polling stations have opened in Greece for the third time this year as almost 10 million voters choose a new prime minister and government.

Outgoing leftist premier, Alexis Tsipras, had made pre-election promises in January to put an end to the austerity measures which have battered Greeks for years.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Opositor cifra en 90.000 millones de euros los errores de Tsipras

El líder del mayor partido opositor de Grecia, Nueva Democracia, Vangelis Meimarakis, declaró que los errores que cometió Alexis Tsipras como primer ministro le costaron al país 90.000 millones de euros.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Greek PM requests fresh mandate to move forward, no Grexit option

In his first interview after resigning last week to force snap general elections in autumn, Greece's outgoing Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended his decision as a necessary step on Wednesday, requesting a fresh mandate to move forward and implement the new Greek bailout.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

France vows to work with new Greek government

France took note of Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras' resignation after Athens received the first installment of it's 86-billion-euro (97.56 billion U.S. dollar) bailout deal, the French foreign ministry said Friday.

Friday, August 21, 2015

EU says "not concerned" about bailout implementation after Tsipras' resignation

The European Union (EU) said Friday that it was not concerned about the implementation of Greece's third bailout program, a day after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation and called a snap election.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Greek bailout tranche disbursed on time, as gov't considers snap polls

The first tranche of the new Greek bailout program, the third in five years, was disbursed on Thursday on time allowing Athens to repay its maturing debts to international creditors, the finance ministry announced.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Migrant crisis ‘surpasses’ Greek abilities

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Aug. 7 said a huge influx of migrants and refugees “surpassed” his debt-hit country’s abilities as he announced a raft of measures and asked for EU help to handle the crisis.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Greek PM warns hardliners with snap vote to approve reforms

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on July 29 said he would hold early elections if hardliners in his party continued to resist an unpopular new bailout deal that promised debt relief.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Greek PM defends choice of harsh debt deal. ("Signing a document that I do not believe in")

On the eve of the vote in the Greek parliament for the ratification of the agreement for the resolution of the Greek debt crisis which was reached in Brussels on Monday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended on Tuesday evening his choice of sealing a harsh deal rather than a disorderly default and Grexit.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Tsipras, Merkel agree to discuss Greece's proposals at summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by telephone July 6 and agreed that Athens would present proposals to a eurozone summit the next day, a Greek government source said.

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