Greece

The three mistakes behind Syriza’s demise in Greece

Alexis Tsipras and his party promised ‘hope is coming’, then refashioned his government as a rightwing force

Mitsotakis takes over as Greece’s PM with radical change of style

After steering New Democracy to landslide win, former banker says ‘hard work begins today’

Alexis Tsipras: leader won respect abroad but lost support at home

Outgoing PM has been on quite a journey but he doesn’t seem to have taken the Greek people with him

Tsipras: The 32% makes us a strong power of the democratic faction
Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that SYRIZA’s election results designated him as the great power of the democratic faction.
Hellenic Space Agency collaborates with NASA on mission to the Moon
Greece will participate in a space mission to the Moon, according to the collaboration agreement signed between the Hellenic Space
Ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to divers in Greece
Near the northern Greek island of Alonissos lies a remarkable ancient shipwreck: the remains of a massive cargo ship that
0 9 mins
Phantis
Jul 8, 2019

After steering New Democracy to landslide win, former banker says ‘hard work begins today.’

With all votes counted on Monday, New Democracy was shown to have captured 39.8% and 158 seats, more than doubling its presence in the 300-seat parliament. Tsipras’s Syriza party won 31.5%.

A new cabinet is expected to swear in tomorrow and convene on Wednesday.


This article titled “Mitsotakis takes over as Greece’s PM with radical change of style” was written by Helena Smith in Athens, for The Guardian on Monday 8th July 2019 14.59 UTC

Greece’s outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has handed over power to Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a former banker who navigated the centre-right New Democracy party to landslide victory in Sunday’s snap general elections.

In a changing of the guard that was as subdued as it was swift, Mitsotakis assumed office after he was officially…

Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that SYRIZA’s election results designated him as the great power of the democratic faction. Mr. Tsipras acknowledged that the election result gives a clear victory to ND, underlined however,
/ Jul 8
Greece’s budget performance in 2018 was better than expected following some revenue-boosting measures by the government. According to the country’s statistical agency, Greece recorded a primary budget surplus, which excludes the cost of servicing the
/ Apr 23
More than 33 million tourists visited Greece last year. Specifically, according to the Bank of Greece’s final data, incoming travel traffic in 2018, increased by 9.7% to 33,072 million travelers, compared to 30,161 million in
/ Apr 15
Greek photographer Evangelia Kranioti won the Prix Madame Figaro at France’s biggest photography festival Les Rencontres d’Arles, for her exhibition “The dead, the living and those who are at sea”. Kranioti, who is also a
/ Jul 8

On This Day

July 23 Recent days: July 22 - July 21

WORLD

Megan Rapinoe stepped off the plane with champagne in hand – a fizzy souvenir from a most memorable trip overseas. “Thank you, France, for the hospitality,” the U.S. soccer star said. “But wow, we are
/ Jul 9
NATO is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-long dispute with Greece, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. Stoltenberg spoke after meeting the country’s top leaders in
/ Jun 3
According to the European Commission’s report, Turkey’s candidacy to join the EU remains frozen. “Turkey is moving away from the EU with serious deviations in the area of human rights, judicial independence and stable economic
/ May 31
NATO is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th
/ 11 secs
According to the European Commission’s report, Turkey’s candidacy to join
/ 39 secs
In a move expected to ratchet up tensions, Turkey is
/ 6 mins
Lyon’s archbishop, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin and five other figures are
/ 4 mins
Britain’s embattled Theresa May will make a push this week
/ 6 mins
Trade unions and farmers pledged Wednesday to join nationwide protests
/ 5 mins
9
Jul
on World
Megan Rapinoe stepped off the plane with champagne in hand – a fizzy souvenir from a most memorable trip overseas.
3 mins 0

TOP

STORIES

US Women’s World Cup champs arrive home ahead of parade
Megan Rapinoe stepped off the plane with champagne in hand – a fizzy souvenir from
Phantis
The three mistakes behind Syriza’s demise in Greece

Alexis Tsipras and his party promised ‘hope is coming’, then refashioned his government as a

Phantis