Alexis Tsipras Returns to Power in Greece With Strong Election Victory
Greek voters ensured that the charismatic leftist will remain the country’s dominant political figure despite caving to European demands for a bailout he once opposed.
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Greek Lawmakers Approve Bailout as Angry Protesters Clash With Riot Police
Greece's Parliament voted to approve tough new austerity measures despite a protest in Athens that involved Molotov cocktails, stun grenades, and tear gas.
Possible Greece Bailout Deal Emerges as Pro-European Greeks Rally in Athens
Greece's European creditors are now evaluating a new bailout proposal of $59 billion, which may stop a possible 'Grexit' from the Eurozone. On Thursday, pro-euro protestors gathered in Athens.
Some Nostalgic Greeks Want to Quit the Euro and Bring Back Their Old Currency
After the resounding “No” vote on the bailout referendum, uncertainty, confusion, and the ever-present lines at ATMs have returned in Greece.
Financial Chaos Looms After Greeks Reject Bailout With Resounding 'Oxi' Vote
Greece faces a widely expected exit from the euro zone after overwhelmingly voting against accepting a bailout offer from the country’s creditors.
Greeks Divided as Polls Close in Hotly Contested Referendum
Millions of Greeks cast ballots in a referendum that may determine the country’s economic survival and its future in Europe.
Greek Riot Police Use Stun Grenades on Protesters Ahead of Pivotal Bailout Vote
Police in Athens clashed with thousands of anti-austerity protesters that gathered to support for the government’s call to vote no in Sunday’s referendum.
The Greek Prime Minister’s Meeting With Putin Sent a Message to the EU
Alexis Tsipras traveled to Moscow to meet with the Russian leader and deliver a message to the European Union, which has refused to renegotiate the bailout loans that continue to weigh on the struggling Greek economy.
Athens Wants Germany to Cough Up $300 Billion — as Repayment for the Nazi Occupation of Greece
For the first time Greece has put a figure on the money it wants back from Germany for WWII reparations — $303 billion. Perhaps coincidentally, this is a similar number to Greek state debt.