The usual Greek protests with a twist as Syriza organises a strike against austerity program its own government will execute.
Molotov cocktails were thrown at police, who responded with tear gas in the Greek capital's central square as labor union members walked out for 24 hours.
November is planning to be a busy month for Greek unions, protestors, and anarchists who (once a upon a time) were allied with Alexis Tsipras and Syriza.
Germany's Suddeutsche Zeitung reported that just two months after Greece voted through its third bailout, its creditors have already grown tired with the game and are refusing to pay the next Greek loan tranche of €2 billion.
A slimmed-down cabinet with only a few faces from the previous government is to be sworn in on Wednesday after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spent hours deliberating with colleagues and his coalition partner, Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos.
Negotiations over Greece's debt will top the agenda for Prime Minister-elect Alexis Tsipras from Monday as he prepares for a return to office following a surprisingly easy national election win, a senior source from his party said.
Alexis Tsipras returned to power on Sunday after SYRIZA scored a convincing electoral win that allowed the prime-minister-in-waiting to renew the alliance with Independent Greeks and its leader Panos Kammenos.
Two fiery supporters-turned-opponents of Greece's leftist SYRIZA party rounded on its leader Alexis Tsipras on Sunday, implicitly accusing him of capitulating to mainstream European interests and of betraying the Greek people.
New Democracy has edged ahead of SYRIZA in the election race, according to the latest and last poll by the University of Macedonia for Skai TV and Kathimerini.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras was trying to play Russia against the EU and US. Silly boy....his bluff was called by Putin and even by German FM Schäuble, who told Tsipras to go along and make a deal. In the end ...
New Democracy will win the upcoming snap elections, conservative party chief Evangelos Meimarakis predicted Monday, while warning Greek voters against casting a so-called “protest vote.”
With opinion polls indicating that the September 20 elections will be very close, Alexis Tsipras told his SYRIZA members on Saturday that there is no time for mourning after the split in their party caused by the agreement for the ...
A slimmed-down 23-member cabinet was sworn in on Friday as Parliament was dissolved and elections were set for September 20 in what opinion polls indicate will be a closely fought contest.
The recently resigned Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing Syriza party is slightly ahead in the polls released Friday, but faces a formidable opponent in the center-right New Democracy (ND) challenger.
Greece's ex finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis is ready to launch a European movement that will develop into a political party.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece’s fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting of SYRIZA’s political secretariat to discuss his party's strategy ahead of snap elections as former Energy Minister Panayiotis Lafazanis announced his new breakaway party, Popular Unity.
A group of Greek lawmakers opposed to the country’s bailout program abandoned the governing party, Syriza, as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras moved to force an early election to shore up his position.
Here we go again. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned on Thursday, heralding snap elections, most probably for September 20, in an attempt to consolidate his hold on power amid a mounting rebellion within SYRIZA against a new bailout signed ...
The Greek parliament gave its approval for the third Greek bailout when Tsipras secured votes of more than 151 lawmakers in country’s 300-seat parliament.
Greek lawmakers bickered through the night, but eventually passed a new bailout deal to keep the country afloat, only hours before euro zone finance ministers are due to decide on Friday whether to approve the vital aid for Athens.
Greece has reached another bailout deal but even with write downs, the outlook is grim. As Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini said over the weekend, "we should just admit that this isn't going to work."
It took SYRIZA two months to understand that creditors are not in the mood to listen to economic theories and revolutionary manifestos...they simply want their money back. In the end Greece agreed to give up its entire country to appease ...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras he would call for an emergency referendum within his Syriza Party, which is split over the agreement to enact a series of swingeing cuts and fiscal reforms in return for a bailout by Greece’s creditors.
SYRIZA’s central committee is due to hold an emergency meeting today in an attempt to find a way to settle the growing rift within the party over whether the government should agree to a third bailout or not.