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Greek PM suggests party referendum to overcome split in Syriza

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called for his Syriza party to hold an emergency congress next month to overcome divisions but said a snap party referendum would be acceptable if leftist dissenters wanted a quicker solution.
Reuters: July 30, 2015

'Tsipras needs to form a stable and credible government'

"If Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras does form a credible and stable government and has a constructive relation with creditors then I think he can look towards a better future for Greece; not in the next 6 or 12 months, but in the period beyond that
July 30, 2015

Greece's Tsipras, hounded by left, vows 'thus far and no further'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond those agreed with lenders at a euro zone summit this month.
Reuters: July 29, 2015

Tsipras on shaky ground, warns of elections

Greece's problems are far from over as the country's leftwing prime minister warned that he might be forced into calling an early election if he does not have the support of his party to push through key reforms.
CNBC: July 29, 2015

Greece's Tsipras: party rebels could force early election

Greece's prime minister warned rebels in his radical left Syriza party Wednesday that he would have to call early elections if they keep opposing key reforms demanded for a new international bailout.
KTUL: July 29, 2015

Meimarakis: We'll try to improve the bad agreement reached

Main opposition New Democracy leader Evangelos Meimarakis on Tuesday in statements to ANT1 TV stressed the need for shedding light into Varoufakis case adding that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should have been aware of so important issues.
July 29, 2015

Anything else we should know of?

To put it as politely as possible, the guy is crazy. Not because he had a drachma plan which nobody asked for, or because he divulged it during a teleconference which he knew was being recorded.
Paschos Mandravelis: July 29, 2015

SYRIZA deputy Lafazanis presents political plan of exiting the euro

SYRIZA deputy Panagiotis Lafazanis late on Monday presented an alternative solution with a political plan of exiting the eurozone.
July 28, 2015

Lafazanis sticks to hardline stance in interview

Sticking to his guns, the leader of ruling SYRIZA's rebel 'Left Platform' Panagiotis Lafazanis insisted in an interview published by 'Real News' on Sunday that the government would lose support within the party
July 27, 2015

Alternate Citizen Protection Min Panousis sees elections in autumn

Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis, commenting on disagreements within SYRIZA, spoke of a "three-party government" while adding that he "sees" elections in September or October.
July 24, 2015