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# Alexis Tsipras

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# Greece
Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row
A total of 151 lawmakers supported Alexis Tsipras’ government out of 299 present.
# Thessaloniki
Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event
“They were hitting me everywhere,” Boutaris told state agency ANA. “It was a despicable attack, but I am well.”
# 2015 called
As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda
The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.
# People Power
Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win
It was Greece’s second election of the year.
# What Next?
Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election
It’s called Popular Unity.
# vote passed
Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout
The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.
# Open for Business
Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes
Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.
# three weeks later
Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit
The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.
# Quiet word
'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister
The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.
# greek drama
Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.
# Bad Move
Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster
The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.
# Done Deal
Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout
A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.
# olympic feat
There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash
Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.
# Greek tragedy
'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'
But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.
# wrecked
Enda glad there's a deal after a 'bruising' all-night session
Eurozone leaders reached a deal on Greece after some 17 hours of talks.
# feta-compli?
Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.
# Late Late Show
Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout
Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?
It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.
# Explainer
What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?
The next 48 hours will be crucial.
# Payback
Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*
*It wasn’t really them.
# Third Time Lucky
Greece still wants its referendum after saying yes to a third bailout
The country’s prime minister says it’s not a vote on staying in Europe.
# end of the line
Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night
Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.
# Analysis
Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum... What next for Greece?
And what will it mean for Ireland if Greeks take the nuclear option?
# Your Say
Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?
Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?
# greek drama
"Let the people decide" - Greece will hold referendum on bailout deal
The vote will take place on 5 July.
# State of the Nation
Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Thanks but no thanks
Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer
Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.
# tightrope act
Paul Murphy accuses Michael Noonan of 'stabbing the Greek people in the chest'
… and the Irish people in the back.
# State of the Nation
'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Final Countdown
Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece
Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.
# We ain't kidding
'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.
# wrong direction
Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises
The new Greek government is pushing ahead with privatising ports and airports.
# all together now
Greece says its debt crisis is a 'common European problem'
The country made its latest loan repayment today – but more trouble lies ahead.
# To Russia With Love
Cash-strapped Greece is cosying up to Russia now
The Greek prime minister has already said he doesn’t support sanctions against Russia.
# cash or cheque?
Greece has a figure for how much Germany owes in Nazi-era war debts
And the bill is big – really big.
# old money
Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma
But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.
# Having a quiet word
What Enda told Alexis Tsipras as everyone STILL waits on Greece to sort itself out
The Taoiseach had a word with his Greek counterpart in Brussels today.
# money woes
Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness
The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.
# Crunch time
Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today
It’s going to be a big day for the country’s new leaders.
# Greece
'No-brainer', 'game changer' and 'a dig out of a hole' - why these people want a debt conference
Will the Government change its mind?