Alexis Tsipras

Tsipras Says He’d Stiff The Troika

In a wordy statement, major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras said if his party ever comes to power the...

Easing of Capital Controls in Greece

Greece's creditors have given Bank of Greece the green light for relaxation of capital controls, with the European Central Bank expected to give the...

Greece Cancels DESFA Stake Sale to Azerbaijan’s Socar

The Greek government on Wednesday cancelled the sale of a 66 percent stake of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA) to Azerbaijan's Socar. The...

Ernst & Young: ‘No Alternative to the Euro for Greece’

Ernst & Young in collaboration with Oxford Economics published a study, predicting that the impact of a Grexit on the Greek economy would be...

Fire Causes Blackout in Santorini

Santorini and Thirasia have been facing a blackout since noon because of a fire which broke out at 12.00 at the Public Power Corporation’s...

Migrant Crisis Will Cost Greece More than Original Estimate of 600 Million Euros

A report released last month by the Bank of Greece had estimated that the migrant crisis may cost Greece as much as 600 million...

Greece Goes to EU Summit on Refugees With Low Hopes

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras goes to the European Union summit on the refugee crisis on Monday with low hopes as several countries have essentially...

Cyprus May Seek Financial Aid from EU

Cyprus could become the fourth country to seek financial help from its European neighbors as early as this month. The island nation is likely to...

Mikis Theodorakis Interview: Disappointed in Tsipras, Status Quo

During an interview with Vima 99.5 FM, Mikis Theodorakis, the famous Greek composer and songwriter spoke of many topics that touch the hearts of...

UN Calls on Europe to Increase Humanitarian Help for Refugees

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres paid a visit to Lesvos island, which has received 3/5 of refugee and migration flows since the...

Greek Coast Guard Snatch Boat Carrying 2 Tons of Cannabis (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard on Saturday seized a boat carrying two tons of processed cannabis, 40 nautical miles off Ierapetra, Crete. The 20-meter tug boat...

Executives at Energa and Hellas Power Electricity Companies Found Guilty Of Stealing €83 Million

  Several executives of the Energa and Hellas Power electricity companies were found guilty of stealing money from the state by an Athens court on...

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