Alexis Tsipras

Erdogan says expects Greece to return eight Turkish soldiers with coup links

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 07:42 GMT

Erdogan said he expected more cooperation from Greece in the repatriation of eight soldiers who fled to Greece following a 2016 coup attempt.

Freed in Turkey before spy trial, Greek soldiers await flight home

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Two Greek soldiers facing espionage charges in Turkey are due to fly home early on Wednesday after a provincial court released them.

Greece to start burying wildfire victims, government facing criticism

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Greece will this weekend begin burying the victims of a devastating wildfire near Athens which killed at least 88 people.

Greek wildfires toll rises to 81 amid search for survivors

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 10:17 GMT

At least 81 people died in huge wildfires around Athens, Greek authorities said Wednesday.

Greece hails 'historic' deal to end debt crisis

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Alexis Tsipras hailed an agreement by Eurozone ministers that will put an end to the country's eight-year bailout program as an "historic" step.

Greek pm survives no confidence vote in parliament

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 07:42 GMT

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no-confidence motion in parliament setting the stage for the signing of a historic accord with neighbouring Macedonia.

Greek police fire teargas to protesters over Macedonia deal

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 05:48 GMT

Greek police fired teargas at protesters outside parliament as lawmakers were in session discussing a deal with neighbouring Macedonia.

Greece says wont tolerate challenge to its rights after Turkish collision

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 11:09 GMT

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday said Athens would not tolerate any challenge to its territorial integrity

Greece, Turkey agree to launch confidence building measures

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 02:33 GMT

Greece and Turkey have agreed to launch "confidence building measures" under their supervision.

Sisi: Cypriot and Palestinian causes top priorities in joint talks

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 03:10 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said on Tuesday during a joint press conference that the Cypriot and Palestinian causes will remain a top priority during joint talks.

Greece defends F-16 warplane upgrade amid cost criticism

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Greece on Thursday defended its decision to upgrade its fleet of US-made F-16 warplanes, arguing that the multi-million cost will not destabilize its budget.

Trump praises Greek economic recovery

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 04:20 GMT

Trump praised Greece's long economic recovery Tuesday, as he hosted Alexis Tsipras, the country's leftist prime minister, at the White House.

Greece, IMF agree on fast bailout review conclusion: Tsipras says

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 10:25 GMT

Greece and the International Monetary Fund agree that the next bailout review of the country’s fiscal and reform progress must be concluded fast.

Greek holiday island battles to recover from deadly quake

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 09:00 GMT

The Greek holiday island of Kos on Saturday was struggling to recover from a quake that killed two people and injured hundreds.