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#Syriza

# syriza - Monday 26 January, 2015

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

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

Who are Syriza?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

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

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

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

The eurozone breathes a sigh of relief.

Early exit polls in Greece show top two parties in tie

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

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

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 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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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?

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.

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

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

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