Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of tough economic measures.
Reuters: January 26, 2015
A radical leftist party and its 40-year-old anti-austerity leader have swept to power in Greece, outdistancing the conservative New Democracy party led by outgoing Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
January 26, 2015
The far-left Syriza party, which won Greece's general election on Sunday, has formed an anti-austerity governing coalition with the right-wing party Greek Independents.
BBC: January 26, 2015
The Greek people had spoken and we all respect their decision, outgoing Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Sunday, in statements at Zappion building press centre after his party's defeat in the Greek national elections.
January 25, 2015
The specter of Neo-Nazism is no longer haunting Greece. It looks like it is here to stay.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune: January 25, 2015
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras will probably be sworn in as prime minister by Monday and have a government in place by Wednesday at the latest, according to a party official.
Reuters: January 25, 2015
On Klathmonos Square, the flags were flying high, supporters of Syriza were singing and dancing, there were hugs and tears and broad beaming smiles.
BBC: January 25, 2015
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over after his Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election on Sunday.
Today's Zaman: January 25, 2015
A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election meant an end to austerity and humiliation and that the country's regular and often fraught debt inspections were a thing of the past.
The State: January 25, 2015
This is a historic victory of the Greek people. A new page has turned. It is a historic moment for the entire Europe.
January 25, 2015