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#Alexis Tsipras

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row
# Greece
# Greece

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row

Jan 16th 2019, 10:32 PM 11,074 Views 10 Comments

A total of 151 lawmakers supported Alexis Tsipras’ government out of 299 present.

# alexis-tsipras - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event
# Thessaloniki
# Thessaloniki

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event

May 20th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,222 Views 12 Comments

“They were hitting me everywhere,” Boutaris told state agency ANA. “It was a despicable attack, but I am well.”

# alexis-tsipras - Saturday 18 February, 2017

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda
# 2015 Called
# 2015 Called

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda

Feb 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 21,724 Views 57 Comments

The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 21 September, 2015

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win
# People Power
# People Power

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

Sep 21st 2015, 12:10 PM 22,105 Views 110 Comments

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election
# What Next?
# What Next?

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

Aug 21st 2015, 10:37 PM 19,118 Views 106 Comments

It’s called Popular Unity.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout
# Vote Passed
# Vote Passed

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

Aug 14th 2015, 3:35 PM 12,985 Views 68 Comments

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Jul 20th 2015, 7:26 AM 20,133 Views 108 Comments

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# alexis-tsipras - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit
# Three Weeks Later
# Three Weeks Later

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

Jul 16th 2015, 9:37 PM 26,636 Views 122 Comments

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister
# Quiet Word
# Quiet Word

'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister

Jul 16th 2015, 11:11 AM 25,394 Views 161 Comments

The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout
# Greek Drama
# Greek Drama

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Jul 15th 2015, 11:58 PM 45,516 Views 123 Comments

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster
# Bad Move
# Bad Move

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

Jul 14th 2015, 12:45 PM 17,314 Views 115 Comments

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 13 July, 2015

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

Jul 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 50,519 Views 185 Comments

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash
# Olympic Feat
# Olympic Feat

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Jul 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 10,777 Views 23 Comments

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

Jul 13th 2015, 12:42 PM 21,529 Views 110 Comments

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

Enda glad there's a deal after a 'bruising' all-night session
# Wrecked
# Wrecked

Enda glad there's a deal after a 'bruising' all-night session

Jul 13th 2015, 12:25 PM 12,642 Views 85 Comments

Eurozone leaders reached a deal on Greece after some 17 hours of talks.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,572 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout

Jul 8th 2015, 8:17 PM 20,770 Views 93 Comments

Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?

Jul 8th 2015, 8:39 AM 22,533 Views 114 Comments

It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

Jul 6th 2015, 10:23 AM 35,539 Views 147 Comments

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# alexis-tsipras - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*
# Payback
# Payback

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*

Jul 2nd 2015, 3:46 PM 30,734 Views 51 Comments

*It wasn’t really them.

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Greece still wants its referendum after saying yes to a third bailout
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

Greece still wants its referendum after saying yes to a third bailout

Jul 1st 2015, 11:20 PM 29,064 Views 99 Comments

The country’s prime minister says it’s not a vote on staying in Europe.

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Jun 30th 2015, 7:30 AM 38,508 Views 207 Comments

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 29 June, 2015

Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum... What next for Greece?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum... What next for Greece?

Jun 29th 2015, 1:53 PM 17,564 Views 136 Comments

And what will it mean for Ireland if Greeks take the nuclear option?

# alexis-tsipras - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Jun 28th 2015, 9:42 AM 33,459 Views 307 Comments

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 26 June, 2015

"Let the people decide" - Greece will hold referendum on bailout deal
# Greek Drama
# Greek Drama

"Let the people decide" - Greece will hold referendum on bailout deal

Jun 26th 2015, 11:58 PM 35,209 Views 346 Comments

The vote will take place on 5 July.

# alexis-tsipras - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Jun 25th 2015, 12:20 PM 31,226 Views 77 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer

Jun 24th 2015, 5:15 PM 38,644 Views 125 Comments

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Paul Murphy accuses Michael Noonan of 'stabbing the Greek people in the chest'
# Tightrope Act
# Tightrope Act

Paul Murphy accuses Michael Noonan of 'stabbing the Greek people in the chest'

Jun 23rd 2015, 4:12 PM 27,727 Views 101 Comments

… and the Irish people in the back.

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'

Jun 23rd 2015, 12:08 PM 20,555 Views 101 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 22 June, 2015

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:45 PM 31,253 Views 115 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

# alexis-tsipras - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
# We Ain't Kidding
# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,488 Views 32 Comments

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 15 May, 2015

Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises
# Wrong Direction
# Wrong Direction

Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises

May 15th 2015, 10:35 AM 17,802 Views 176 Comments

The new Greek government is pushing ahead with privatising ports and airports.

# alexis-tsipras - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Greece says its debt crisis is a 'common European problem'
# All Together Now
# All Together Now

Greece says its debt crisis is a 'common European problem'

Apr 9th 2015, 1:58 PM 18,689 Views 110 Comments

The country made its latest loan repayment today – but more trouble lies ahead.

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Cash-strapped Greece is cosying up to Russia now
# To Russia With Love
# To Russia With Love

Cash-strapped Greece is cosying up to Russia now

Apr 8th 2015, 9:53 AM 16,935 Views 126 Comments

The Greek prime minister has already said he doesn’t support sanctions against Russia.

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Greece has a figure for how much Germany owes in Nazi-era war debts
# Cash Or Cheque?
# Cash Or Cheque?

Greece has a figure for how much Germany owes in Nazi-era war debts

Apr 7th 2015, 9:58 AM 25,145 Views 128 Comments

And the bill is big – really big.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 3 April, 2015

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma
# Old Money
# Old Money

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma

Apr 3rd 2015, 3:05 PM 37,914 Views 207 Comments

But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 20 March, 2015

What Enda told Alexis Tsipras as everyone STILL waits on Greece to sort itself out
# Having A Quiet Word
# Having A Quiet Word

What Enda told Alexis Tsipras as everyone STILL waits on Greece to sort itself out

Mar 20th 2015, 6:03 PM 14,555 Views 85 Comments

The Taoiseach had a word with his Greek counterpart in Brussels today.

# alexis-tsipras - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness
# Money Woes
# Money Woes

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness

Feb 5th 2015, 10:49 PM 10,160 Views 80 Comments

The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today

Feb 4th 2015, 11:13 AM 12,309 Views 81 Comments

It’s going to be a big day for the country’s new leaders.

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'No-brainer', 'game changer' and 'a dig out of a hole' - why these people want a debt conference
# Greece
# Greece

'No-brainer', 'game changer' and 'a dig out of a hole' - why these people want a debt conference

Feb 3rd 2015, 3:38 PM 9,497 Views 58 Comments

Will the Government change its mind?

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