Tag Archives: Alexis Tsipras

25Aug/16

Hollande and EU socialist democrat leaders tackle Brexit in meeting

The French president and prime minister welcome social democrat leaders from around the European Union to a meeting at which Brexit will top the agenda.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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20Sep/15

Greek conservative leader concedes defeat to leftist Syriza rival

Conservative New Democracy leader Vangelis Meimarakis concedes defeat on Sunday in Greece’s national election to his leftist rival, Syriza’s Alexis Tsipras.

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21Aug/15

Greek PM quits; main opposition leader says he’ll try to form government

Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, hands in his resignation and ask for early elections as main opposition leader, Evangelos Meimarakis, says he’ll try to form government.

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13Jul/15

Many Greeks angry at Germany for terms of bailout deal

Greeks in Athens rage against Germany, blaming Berlin for the tough terms their government accepted to secure an agreement to negotiate a third Greek bailout.
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13Jul/15

Greece reached euro zone deal

(EBS) – Euro zone leaders clinched a deal with Greece on Monday (July 13) to negotiate a third bailout to keep the near-bankrupt country in the euro zone after a whole night of haggling at an emergency summit.
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12Jul/15

Greeks feel humiliated by euro zone partners

People in the Greek capital say they feel humiliated by euro zone partners who have not yet accepted their government’s latest proposals to secure a third bailout.

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12Jul/15

Ministers hope for progress as ‘difficult’ Greek debt talks resume

Eurogroup ministers gathering in Brussels hope for progress as “difficult” Greece negotiations resume and the European Union’s president cancels a planned summit of all 28 EU leaders that would have been needed in case of a “Grexit”.
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