Alex Tsipras

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Greece Will Not Deport Alleged Turkish Coup Plotters

The Turkish coup plotters who fled to Greece to seek asylum will not be deported immediately back to Turkey, but will face trial for illegally entering the country. The eight soldiers who fled to Greece to seek asylum will not

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Europe Threatens to Quarantine Greece Over Immigration Fiasco

The Commission of the European Union (EU) has told Greece that it has three months to come into compliance with its system of registering and processing migrants, or its borders will be sealed and migrants will be forced to remain

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IMF Funds ‘Not Necessary’ For Greek Bailout: Tsipras

IMF funds are no longer necessary for an international bailout of Greece due to reduced loan requirements and the Washington-based lender’s “unconstructive” position, the country’s prime minister argued Monday. “I have the impression that IMF funding is not necessary” for

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Greece Passes ‘Tough’ 2016 Austerity Budget

Greek lawmakers approved a “tough” 2016 budget early Sunday, forecasting near zero growth for 2015 and a small contraction next year for the debt-ridden country in its sixth year of austerity. The coalition government, which enjoys a narrow majority, managed

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The EU Is Dead: It Just Refuses to Lie Down

Anyone who has ever witnessed the terminal struggles of insects in a killing bottle will recognise the nature of the paroxysms contorting the EU “leaders” today. The Greek pantomime is beyond parody. It is a shadow-boxing contest between two factions of the

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Tough Love: EU Tells Greece To Reform Before More Talks Possible

Euro zone leaders told near-bankrupt Greece at an emergency summit on Sunday that it must restore trust by enacting key reforms before they will open talks on a new financial rescue to keep it in the European currency area. Leftist