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Handelsblatt: Greek govt letting up on reforms; Tsipras pressured ahead of elections
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Handelsblatt: Greek govt letting up on reforms; Tsipras pressured ahead of elections

Panos - Feb 14, 2019

Handelsblatt on Wednesday referred to delays in implementing already agreed-to reforms in Greece by the poll-trailing Tsipras government, as well as what it calls pressure exerted on…

Tsipras govt presents Holy Synod reps plan for revisions in Church-state relations
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Tsipras govt presents Holy Synod reps plan for revisions in Church-state relations

Panos - Feb 13, 2019

The government on Tuesday presented a 10-page plan to implement a recent draft agreement between the state and the Church of Greece, ostensibly aimed at distancing the…

Tsipras in Ankara: Both countries investing in a positive agenda
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Tsipras in Ankara: Both countries investing in a positive agenda

Panos - Feb 06, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to "sincere talks" with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday afternoon, followed by expanded contacts between delegations of both sides.…

Tsipras to Turkish Anadolu Agency: My relationship with Erdogan is based on honesty and respect
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Tsipras to Turkish Anadolu Agency: My relationship with Erdogan is based on honesty and respect

Panos - Feb 05, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called on the EU to “do all it can to support” Turkey which is currently hosting 4 million refugees, in an…

The six MPs who supported Tsipras, join government majority
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The six MPs who supported Tsipras, join government majority

makis - Feb 04, 2019

The six MPs who gave their confidence to Tsipras’ government, sent letters to the Speaker of the Parliament declaring that they want their vote to be counted…

Prespa agreement continues to generate political reax; latest Tsipras comments under fire
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Prespa agreement continues to generate political reax; latest Tsipras comments under fire

Panos - Jan 31, 2019

The recently ratified Prespa agreement continued to generate political clashes this week, with the latest outbreak coming after a videotaped conversation between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

Tsipras’s support of Maduro is shameful, writes the Independent
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Tsipras’s support of Maduro is shameful, writes the Independent

Panos - Jan 30, 2019

He writes the good name of Greece in Europe has taken a blow with Tsipras’s support of Maduro In a scathing article by Dennis MacShane, the British…

EMPs nominate Tsipras & Zaev for Nobel Peace Prize
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EMPs nominate Tsipras & Zaev for Nobel Peace Prize

Panos - Jan 29, 2019

According to reports from Al Jazeera Balkans the leaders of three parliamentary groups, namely the Socialists and Democrats (S&D), Greens and United European Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL),…

Tsipras: The minimum wage is increased to 650€
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Tsipras: The minimum wage is increased to 650€

makis - Jan 28, 2019

The increase in the minimum wage to 650 Euros, from of 586 Euros that it is today, was announced by the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today…

Greek PM Tsipras welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens
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Greek PM Tsipras welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens

makis - Jan 10, 2019

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Maximos Hall in Athens, Thursday afternoon. Smiling at the entrance of the Prime Ministerial residence, the…

Tsipras claims Greece promotes stability in region via Prespes Agreement with FYROM
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Tsipras claims Greece promotes stability in region via Prespes Agreement with FYROM

Panos - Dec 11, 2018

Pro-FYROM Rainbow party calls for Greece to introduce “Macedonian” language in public schools Commenting on the Prespes Agreement between Greece and FYROM, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

Corriere della Serra: Tsipras advised Italian politicians not to flirt with euro exit
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Corriere della Serra: Tsipras advised Italian politicians not to flirt with euro exit

Panos - Nov 26, 2018

Corriere della Serra has Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras "advising" Italian politicians over the ongoing feud between Rome and Brussels over the Conte coalition government draft 2019…

Tsipras promises 10K new public sector hirings, in place of clergy; general elex set for 2019
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Tsipras promises 10K new public sector hirings, in place of clergy; general elex set for 2019

Panos - Nov 09, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday "raised the ante" from this week's announcement that Orthodox Church clergymen will be removed from the state's salary rolls in…

Tsipras announces long-expected bill to return pay deductions to law enforcement, military cadres, state physicians
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Tsipras announces long-expected bill to return pay deductions to law enforcement, military cadres, state physicians

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday evening formally announced that his government will table a draft bill in Parliament returning some 820 million euros in retroactive…

Greek govt, Orthodox Church announce ‘historic decision’ on estate, clergy’s salary, constitutional revision
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Greek govt, Orthodox Church announce ‘historic decision’ on estate, clergy’s salary, constitutional revision

Panos - Nov 07, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the head of the influential Autocephalous Church of Greece, Archbishop Ieronymos, on Tuesday announced a more-or-less unexpected agreement, which both men…

Tsipras proposes separation of Church & State
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Tsipras proposes separation of Church & State

makis - Nov 01, 2018

A series of constitutional amendments were proposed by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, speaking before the SYRIZA parliamentary group on Wednesday. Included in these proposals is the…

Tsipras aims to lure investments from Arab countries
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Tsipras aims to lure investments from Arab countries

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras welcomed business delegations from the Arab world at the opening of the 3rd Euro-Arab Summit, held in Athens. In his speech, Tsipras…

Greek PM assumes Foreign Ministry
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Greek PM assumes Foreign Ministry

makis - Oct 17, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has assumed the post of Foreign Minister, after Nikos Kotzias handed in his resignation, Wednesday afternoon, the Priministarial office said in a statement.…

PM Tsipras urges Ministers to support FYROM deal in parliament
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PM Tsipras urges Ministers to support FYROM deal in parliament

Panos - Oct 17, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras called on his Ministers to commit to backing the government during a cabinet meeting on Thursday, in the event major opposition party New…

Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7
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Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7

makis - Oct 12, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on December 7, it emerged yesterday. The trip has been planned amid a…