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#Alexis Tsipras

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row

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

“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

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

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 14 August, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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.

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

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 This post contains videos

# alexis-tsipras - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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.

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

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

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?

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 This post contains a poll

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?

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 26 June, 2015

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

The vote will take place on 5 July.

# alexis-tsipras - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

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

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'

… and the Irish people in the back.

'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…

# alexis-tsipras - Monday 22 June, 2015

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.

# alexis-tsipras - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'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.

# alexis-tsipras - Friday 15 May, 2015

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# alexis-tsipras - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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