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NY Times: Alexis Tsipras Becomes the New ‘Pied Piper of Hellas’

An extensive report by the New York Times compares SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to the new “pied piper” coming to the rescue of Greece...

Political Wars Begin: New Democracy-SYRIZA Clash

ATHENS – Even as a new Parliament briefly met and dissolved, Greece’s political parties were taking shots at each other ahead of a second...

WSJ: A Defiant Message From Greece

The head of Greece's radical left party—throwing down a gauntlet that could increase tensions between Greece and its frustrated European creditors—said he sees little...

Voters’ Support For Leftist Anti-Austerity Syriza Grows

Support for the Greek leftist Syriza party, which was the second-most popular party in elections earlier this month, has grown even more, a new...

Pikramenos to Lead Soured Greeks Ahead of June 17 Elections

ATHENS – With the collapse of talks to form a coalition government in the wake of the May 6 stalemated elections that failed to...

Greek President’s Office Says Kammenos Lied About Document

ATHENS – The office of Greek President Karolos Papoulias said Independent Greeks party leader Panos Kammenos had given the President a document offering to...

16 Activists Arrested in Syntagma Square, Charged on Insubordination

25 activists from Spain, Italy, Ireland, France, as well as from Greece, participated in European demonstrations against the Greek crisis and the EU's and the...

SYRIZA Surges in Polls, Sun Setting on Golden Dawn

ATHENS – Greece’s rising political leader of the left, 37-year-old Alexis Tsipras, whose refusal to back a coalition government in favor of more austerity...

Greek Radical Left Leader Rejects Coalition Talks

The leader of Greece's radical left SYRIZA party spurned an invitation from the president to coalition talks on Monday aimed at forming a government...

Alexis Tsipras: Greece’s New Political ‘Iphigenia’

Until May 6, everything in the Greek political scene happened without SYRIZA. Now, if we get destroyed, if we get out of the euro,...

Venizelos Fires His Advisors, Wants Overhaul of ‘Rotten’ PASOK

ATHENS – After leading his party to its worst-showing in elections since it was founded in 1974, new PASOK Socialist chief Evangelos Venizelos has...

Latest Greek Poll Has Syriza In Lead

A new poll just released minutes ago reveals that a large number of Greek voters have turned to the radical left-wing Syriza Party in...

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