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    1. 21 hours ago

      Tsipras gambles on outright poll victory to win reform mandate

      His party has split and its popularity has slumped since Greece agreed last month to a new €86bn rescue package — and...

    2. 21 hours ago

      Alexis Tsipras’s main rivals in Greece’s election race

      PANAGIOTIS LAFAZANIS — THE LEFTWING VETERAN A veteran leftwinger who, like Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister,...

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    1. Greece

      Greece will emerge this year from an unprecedented six-year recession, according to pr...
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    1. August 21, 2015

      The need for honesty in the crisis over Greece

      The youth of Germany have reportedly created the new and unflattering verb “merkeln”. It is derived from the name of...

    2. August 21, 2015

      Somersaulting Alexis Tsipras prepares next trick

      Alexis Tsipras’s policy of defying international creditors took Greece terrifyingly close to a disorderly exit from the...

    3. August 20, 2015

      Tsipras resigns and calls snap elections for September 20

      Greece is to hold a snap general election after prime minister Alexis Tsipras resigned and asked the Greek people to...

    4. August 19, 2015

      Spotlight falls on Corbyn’s foreign policies

      At a campaign rally for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn began with a lengthy description of his meeting with...

    5. August 14, 2015

      Greek bailout vote widens bitter Syriza rift

      Once they were comrades in the small, close-knit Greek communist party, fighting against the rise of “soft” socialism...

    6. August 14, 2015

      Greek parliament approves €85bn bailout after rancorous debate

      Greece’s parliament approved a new €85bn rescue package early on Friday following rancorous all-night talks and the...

    7. August 12, 2015

      Germany criticises Greek bailout agreement

      Germany criticised an outline deal between Athens and its bailout monitors as insufficient, upsetting eurozone attempts...

    8. August 9, 2015

      Greece nears €86bn accord with creditors

      Greece and its creditors are close to reaching an outline deal this week on the debt-laden country’s €86bn rescue...

    9. July 30, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras wins battle with Syriza’s far-left faction

      Alexis Tsipras won his battle with a mutinous far-left faction in the governing Syriza party after a day of tense...

    10. July 29, 2015

      Tsipras faces new challenge from Syriza hardliners over Greek bailout

      Alexis Tsipras will on Thursday face an unprecedented challenge to his authority, as the central committee of his...

    11. July 29, 2015

      Trust, national recovery and reform in Greece

      So much bad blood has accumulated between Greece’s international creditors and the nation’s ruling Syriza party that...

    12. Brussels Blog

      July 27, 2015

      Varoufakis unplugged: the London call transcript

      The London-based Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, headed by an ex-Financial Times scribe – managing...

    13. July 24, 2015

      Syriza’s covert plot during crisis talks to return to drachma

      Arresting the central bank’s governor. Emptying its vaults. Appealing to Moscow for help. These were the elements of a...

    14. July 24, 2015

      Renewed bailout talks between Greece and creditors hit snags

      Talks to agree a new €86bn bailout for Greece ran into trouble on Friday after Athens raised hurdles for negotiators in...

    15. July 23, 2015

      No sign yet of Greece’s finishing line

      When running a marathon, the warm-up is all important to avoid injuries. Greece has certainly been getting practice for...

    16. July 23, 2015

      Greece restarts creditor talks in Athens after months of hiatus

      Greece and its bailout creditors are to begin their long-awaited final push towards completing a new €86bn rescue when...

    17. July 23, 2015

      Growing revolt pushes Syriza towards a split

      Disputes over Greece’s latest European rescue deal are pushing Syriza towards a split after a parliamentary vote...

    18. The World

      July 23, 2015

      Tsipras is master of all he surveys in Greece

      Once again, it was an agonisingly long piece of Greek parliamentary theatre. But once again, in the early hours of...

    19. July 22, 2015

      Tsipras secures backing of Greek MPs for crucial reforms

      The Greek parliament backed a second round of reforms demanded by creditors early on Thursday but the vote revealed a...

    20. The World

      July 22, 2015

      Greece is more useful to Russia inside the EU than out

      We learned on Monday that Yuri Milner, the billionaire Russian entrepreneur, is to spend $100m of his own money over...

    21. July 21, 2015

      Athens delays increasing farmers’ taxes

      Athens has left a measure imposing higher taxes on farmers out of a reform bill that is essential to securing a new...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      July 21, 2015

      Tsipras arrives at Maximos Mansion

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, arrives at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, on. There’s still a danger that...

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 20, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, appears to be preparing the nation for a snap general election this autumn...

    24. July 19, 2015

      Parliamentary vote heaps intense pressure on Greek government

      The stability of Greece’s radical leftist-led government is expected to come under intense, but not necessarily fatal,...

    25. July 18, 2015

      Greek reshuffle hints at autumn election

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, appears to be preparing the nation for a snap general election in September or...

    26. July 17, 2015

      Greece clash sparks fears over German power

      When Michel Sapin boarded the 10:25 high-speed train from Paris to Brussels last Saturday morning, the French finance...

    27. July 17, 2015

      Greek maritime industry fears being punished for its success

      On the wall of his office overlooking Piraeus’ busy port, George Xiradakis has mounted the weathered bow of his...

    28. Brussels Blog

      July 16, 2015

      Donald Tusk interview: the annotated transcript

      After spending much of the six-month standoff between Greece and its eurozone creditors on the sidelines, Donald Tusk,...

    29. July 16, 2015

      Greece: Donald Tusk warns of extremist political contagion

      The bitter stand-off over Greece has given new energy to radical political groups on the left and right, creating a...

    30. July 16, 2015

      Tsipras weathers Syriza mutiny after bailout storm

      At first sight, a sizeable rebellion by Syriza MPs inside parliament and clashes between demonstrators and riot police...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Draghi affirms faith in Greece’s place in euro

      Greece enjoyed the first relief it has tasted in months of crisis yesterday when it won a fresh cash lifeline for its...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      July 16, 2015

      Athens anti Austerity protest

      Riot police stand among the flames from exploded petrol bombs thrown by a small group of anti-establishment...

    33. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday backed a slew of fresh austerity measures demanded by the country’s creditors, clearing...

    34. July 15, 2015

      Greek cleaners swept out of work as Tsipras’s defiance fades

      For Vagelis Alexiou, the socialist revolution led by Alexis Tsipras lasted just 12 wonderful days. Turfed out of his...

    35. July 15, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras wins vote backing Greece bailout

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday backed a slew of fresh austerity measures demanded by the country’s creditors, clearing...

    36. July 14, 2015

      Tsipras will rely on opposition to beat Syriza rebels in vote

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, will rely on opposition lawmakers to shore up his fractious Syriza party in a...

    37. FT Alphaville

      July 14, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, returned to Athens on Monday facing a rebellion within his own government...

    38. July 13, 2015

      Greece’s Alexis Tsipras faces Syriza rebellion over ‘humiliation’

      Alexis Tsipras, Greek prime minister, on Tuesday will seek to shore up support within his own government after he...

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