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PM Tsipras Proposes Doubling the Juncker Package, Tackling Unemployment at PES

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday Europe needs a new progressive agenda that will focus on growth and lowering unemployment, following a...

UNHCR Chief Wants Refugee Relocation Program to be Amped Up

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens on Wednesday to discuss the refugee flow...

Cabinet Discusses Fair Growth and Government’s Work Ahead of TIF

  Greece’s cabinet discussed on Tuesday ways to promote fair growth in the coming months and the coordination of the government’s work ahead of the...

Greek Cabinet Meeting to Discuss Economy, Bailout Program Evaluation After Summer Recess

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday spoke with Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos, in the first government meeting after...

Athens Hosts Mediterranean EU Member-states Meeting in September

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for a conference of the Mediterranean EU Member-states on September 9 in Athens. According to the Greek newspaper...

Is the 180 Year Wait for an Official Mosque in Athens Finally Over?

It has only taken some 180 years for Athens to finally be on the verge of getting its first official mosque as plans 10...

Athens isn’t Dropping German Reparations Issue, Alt Foreign Minister Says

Athens will press on with its quest to see Germany pay back some 279 billion euros in war reparations to Greece, Alternate Foreign Minister...

Issue of German War Reparations Definitively Closed, Says German Government Spox

The issue of German war reparations has been definitively closed, German government spokesman Stephen Seibert said on Friday, responding to recent statements by Greek...

French President Praises Greek PM Tsipras for ‘Unblocking Negotiations’ in 2015

French President Francois Hollande praises Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for unblocking bailout negotiations in 2015, in a chapter of a new book about...

Greek-Turkish PMs Discuss Refugees, Energy, Future Matters in Phone Call

Future bilateral meetings and cooperation on the refugee issue, transport and energy were discussed in a phone call between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and...

Germany Still Refusing to Pay Billions of Euros in War Reparations to Greece

On Tuesday Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras renewed his commitment to pursuing German war reparations from World War II, stating that the Greek government...

Greek PM Tsipras Returns to Roots, Dances Kangelari at the Village [video]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, having learned from last summer's mistakes, chose to vacation in a traditional Greek way rather than on a businessman's luxury yacht as...