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#Syriza

# syriza - Monday 26 January, 2015

Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it's up to all of us to write the next chapter
# Anti-austerity
# Anti-austerity

Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it's up to all of us to write the next chapter

Jan 26th 2015, 6:55 PM 35 Views 122 Comments

This election was vital – not just for Greeks, but for working class people throughout Europe.

Greece's new prime minister reckons Sinn Féin will win the election next year
# Alexis Tsipras
# Alexis Tsipras

Greece's new prime minister reckons Sinn Féin will win the election next year

Jan 26th 2015, 11:40 AM 19,386 Views 135 Comments

Alexis Tsipras’s victory speech last night included a reference to Ireland.

Who are Syriza?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Who are Syriza?

Jan 26th 2015, 7:06 AM 26,351 Views 69 Comments

Are they as radical as is claimed?

# syriza - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat
# Election
# Election

Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat

Jan 25th 2015, 7:31 PM 19,007 Views 168 Comments

Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.

# syriza - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow
# Election
# Election

Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow

Jan 24th 2015, 5:15 PM 37 Views 120 Comments

Greece’s Syriza party has an impressive to-do list if it gets into office.

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party
# On A Debt Plane
# On A Debt Plane

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party

Jan 24th 2015, 11:25 AM 16,191 Views 156 Comments

Paul Murphy says a Syriza win could provoke a ‘further radicalisation in Ireland’.

# syriza - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote
# Austerity
# Austerity

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

Jan 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 14 Views 15 Comments

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

# syriza - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Explainer: Why a 'Grexit' would be bad news for Ireland... but probably won't happen
# Separation Anxiety
# Separation Anxiety

Explainer: Why a 'Grexit' would be bad news for Ireland... but probably won't happen

Jan 17th 2015, 8:30 PM 26,857 Views 76 Comments

Greece goes to the polls in just over a week – we look at what that could mean for this country.

# syriza - Monday 14 January, 2013

Shots fired at Greek ruling party headquarters
# Greece
# Greece

Shots fired at Greek ruling party headquarters

Jan 14th 2013, 8:01 AM 2,665 Views 40 Comments

One bullet smashed through the window of the office of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

# syriza - Sunday 24 June, 2012

'It's imperative the left unites': How the ULA wants to become a political party
# Uniting The Alliance
# Uniting The Alliance

'It's imperative the left unites': How the ULA wants to become a political party

Jun 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,425 Views 96 Comments

An alliance of three main groups, the United Left Alliance eventually wants to become a full political party but there are differences within the group about how quickly that should happen.

# syriza - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

New Democracy leader to be sworn in as Greek PM
# Greece
# Greece

New Democracy leader to be sworn in as Greek PM

Jun 20th 2012, 3:11 PM 1,235 Views 6 Comments

Greek politicians have reportedly reached an agreement on forming a coalition government.

# syriza - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Greece: Pro-bailout parties announce 'preliminary' coalition deal
# Greece
# Greece

Greece: Pro-bailout parties announce 'preliminary' coalition deal

Jun 19th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,242 Views 7 Comments

New Democracy and PASOK will hope to confirm a deal today, while Democratic Left may also be taken on board.

# syriza - Monday 18 June, 2012

Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote
# Greece
# Greece

Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote

Jun 18th 2012, 7:59 AM 1,751 Views 6 Comments

Dealers cheered the Greek result, which saw the New Democracy party win about 30 percent of the vote – while bond yields in Spain and Italy fell sharply.

Greece: Pro-bailout parties head into coalition talks
# Greece
# Greece

Greece: Pro-bailout parties head into coalition talks

Jun 18th 2012, 7:40 AM 1,896 Views 11 Comments

Yesterday, fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe’s joint currency receded; today, talks on forming a new government begin.

# syriza - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Greek pro-bailout parties claim knife-edge elections
# Greece
# Greece

Greek pro-bailout parties claim knife-edge elections

Jun 17th 2012, 8:07 PM 5,940 Views 69 Comments

The eurozone breathes a sigh of relief.

Early exit polls in Greece show top two parties in tie
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Early exit polls in Greece show top two parties in tie

Jun 17th 2012, 5:46 PM 2,927 Views 12 Comments

Greece could be set for more coalition talks as second election looks set to bring another stalemate.

Everything you need to know about today’s crucial election in Greece
# Explainer
# Explainer

Everything you need to know about today’s crucial election in Greece

Jun 17th 2012, 9:31 AM 3,163 Views 21 Comments

Who’s running? What do they believe? And what happens if the new government rejects the bailout?

Greek election: Polls open as eurozone’s future hangs in balance
# Greece
# Greece

Greek election: Polls open as eurozone’s future hangs in balance

Jun 17th 2012, 9:29 AM 1,366 Views 1 Comment

The first results will emerge at 5pm tonight, with EU leaders and financial markets watching nervously.

# syriza - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Greece has money to pay bills until 20th July: report
# Greece
# Greece

Greece has money to pay bills until 20th July: report

Jun 13th 2012, 11:01 AM 2,330 Views 22 Comments

Greece has about €2 billion to pay salaries and pensions until 20th July, according to media reports.

# syriza - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Report: EU preparing 'worst case scenario' measures if Greece quits euro
# Drachmail
# Drachmail

Report: EU preparing 'worst case scenario' measures if Greece quits euro

Jun 12th 2012, 10:44 AM 2,058 Views 19 Comments

Reuters says officials have discussed limits on ATM withdrawals, border checks and capital controls if Greece goes.

# syriza - Thursday 7 June, 2012

VIDEO: Arrest warrant issued after fight on Greek election TV debate
# Greek Elections
# Greek Elections

VIDEO: Arrest warrant issued after fight on Greek election TV debate

Jun 7th 2012, 10:01 AM 6,054 Views 54 Comments

A spokesman for the far-right Golden Dawn party tried to punch one female rival after throwing water at another one.

# syriza - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Pro-bailout party retains narrow lead in Greek opinion polls
# Greece
# Greece

Pro-bailout party retains narrow lead in Greek opinion polls

May 30th 2012, 8:51 AM 825 Views 4 Comments

New Democracy is likely to get 23.4 per cent of the vote next month, with the anti-bailout Syriza on 22.1 per cent.

# syriza - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Greece to hold second election after coalition talks are abandoned
# Acropolis Now?
# Acropolis Now?

Greece to hold second election after coalition talks are abandoned

May 15th 2012, 3:17 PM 1,814 Views 25 Comments

Talks to try and form a techocrat government are abandoned after a two-hour meeting of the five main leaders.

# syriza - Monday 14 May, 2012

Greek crisis: Syriza out of talks, second election likely
# Greece
# Greece

Greek crisis: Syriza out of talks, second election likely

May 14th 2012, 7:28 AM 957 Views 16 Comments

The leader of the far left party will not take part in coalition talks today.

# syriza - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?
# Acropolis How
# Acropolis How

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?

May 12th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,330 Views 15 Comments

Political turmoil, soaring unemployment, falling markets, rubbish credit ratings. It’s all going off in Greece at the minute and not in a good way. But what’s going to happen next?

# syriza - Friday 11 May, 2012

Update: Greek Radical Left head says he will not join coalition government.
# Greece
# Greece

Update: Greek Radical Left head says he will not join coalition government.

May 11th 2012, 6:43 PM 1,394 Views 2 Comments

It now looks increasingly likely that Greece will face a second general election…

Radical Left coalition to meet Socialists in last bid to form Greek government
# Greece
# Greece

Radical Left coalition to meet Socialists in last bid to form Greek government

May 11th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,206 Views 49 Comments

If Alexis Tsipras and Evangelos Venizelos can’t agree a common platform, a second election will be almost certain.

# syriza - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Radical Left coalition to begin attempts at forming Greek coalition
# Greece
# Greece

Radical Left coalition to begin attempts at forming Greek coalition

May 8th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,203 Views 30 Comments

Alexis Tsipras will try to form a government after the largest party, New Democracy, said it would not be able to govern.