Profile of former Greek Prime Minister and Syriza Party leader Alexis Tsipras.
Profile of Greece’s New Democracy party leader Vangelis Meimarakis.
Germany’s Merkel says on migrant crisis that Germany faces a long-term challenge and that Germans must show flexibility.
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(REUTERS, SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – Amid the increase in death, displacement and overall chaos in the Middle East over the past five years, Professor Jos Lelieveld of the Max-Planck Institute, says he has spotted one area where statistics indicate a decrease. He says, air pollution has declined significantly.
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.
(Reuters Business Report)- A river of red on the boards of Athens’ bourse.
This was the plunge analysts had expected.
The first time trades on the Greek stock market could be made in five weeks saw falls of nearly 23 percent at the open.
Banking shares in particular hit hard.
A blue moon rises over Cape Sounion, illuminating the Temple of Poseidon.
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.
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.
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”.