Macedonia name change triggers protests in Greece; 25 injured in clash with police on eve of Greek Parliament debate
Protesters clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people against the Macedonia renaming deal, injuring at least 25 police officers.
Greek prime minister wins confidence vote after row over Macedonia name deal; 151 of 299 MPs support Alexis Tsipras govt
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday survived a confidence vote after a row over a landmark name deal with Macedonia sunk his four-year coalition. A total of 151 lawmakers supported Tsipras' government of the 299 present, including several independent MPs, the official count showed.
The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an agreement to resolve a dispute over the Macedonia name in a signing ceremony amid protests in Bitola and Pissoderi in Greece
Greece to get a payout of 8.5 billion euros, eurozone ministers 'optimistic' about Greek bailout deal
Eurozone ministers said they were optimistic about reaching a bailout deal with Greece but warned Athens would have to wait for a deal on future debt relief
Athens: Former US vice-president Joe Biden stressed the need to address global warming, despite US president Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, and voiced confidence that the US can overcome its current introspective phase.
The Greek government warned that violence plaguing football in the country would not be tolerated even if it means banning teams from European play.
Greek Prime Minister called on the refugees on Tuesday to allow the government to move them to reception centres, stressing that the borders are "closed"
The German and Greek leaders blasted Balkan countries for shutting their borders to migrants ahead of an European Union ministers meeting on Thursday, with Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras warning that the EU "has no future if it goes on like that"
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union cannot allow Greece, a country bailed out from its huge debt crisis, to plunge into "chaos" by shutting European borders to refugees.
A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey late on Sunday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday took his oath of office a day after being re-elected in a snap general election, which he comfortably won.
Greece geared up on Friday for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout.
Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, named the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has proposed calling an early election in the crisis-hit country on 20 September, the <em>ANA</em> news agency said on Thursday.
Thousands of anti-austerity protesters gathered in Athens today night as lawmakers prepared to vote on a second batch of reforms that must pass if Greece is to unlock a huge international bailout.
Following repayments to European creditors and the International Monetary Fund, Eurostat said Greece's debt fell to 301 billion euros at the end of the first quarter from 317 billion at the end of 2014
Lawmakers are due to vote on a second batch of reforms on Wednesday in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' authority, after he suffered a major rebellion in his radical-left party Syriza during a vote on a first tranche of bailout measures last week.
The 82-86 billion euro bailout of Greece has essentially managed to kick the can down the road
Greek lawmakers have backed a deeply contentious bailout package, clearing the first hurdle towards securing a rescue hours before fresh talks between eurozone ministers but leaving the radical left government in Athens weakened.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faced a rising wave of hostility from members of his own party on Wednesday ahead of a parliament vote on an austerity bill that condemns the country to years of spending cuts but is required to get a new bailout package.