Greece Gets Key EU Migration Post

- September 10, 2014

Greece’s representative to the EU, Dimitris Avramopoulos on Sept. 10 was named European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs

Samaras Says No Third Bailout

- September 10, 2014

Right after predicting the Greek economy would start to grow, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras insisted that the country will not need a third bailout.

DIMAR Lawmaker Quits Party

- September 9, 2014

The fractured Democratic Left party that served in Greece’s coalition government lost a key lawmaker, Spyros Lykoudis, who quit.

Greece Expects EU Migration Post

- September 8, 2014

Greece is confident its European Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos, will get the new job of overseeing immigration and human rights.

Tsipras Sees 2015 National Elections

- September 8, 2014

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras reiterated he will try to block naming of a Greek President in 2015 to trigger early national elections.

Syriza MP: Leave NATO

- September 8, 2014

A lawmaker from Greece’s major opposition SYRIZA who said the country should leave NATO isn’t speaking for the party, an official said.

DIMAR Faces Likely Mutiny

- September 8, 2014

The marginal Democratic Left (DIMAR) is on the verge of breaking up with members upset over the leadership of Fotis Kouvelis.

Tsipras Assaults Austerity Yet Again

- September 7, 2014

Repeating a four-year-long mantra, Greece’s major opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras told an Italian newspaper austerity has failed.

Samaras: Early Elections “Political Suicide”

- September 7, 2014

Promising tax cuts and relief to austerity-crushed Greeks, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras also warned that it would be “political suicide” if the poll-leading major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) succeeds in getting early elections.

Samaras, Erdogan Squabble Over Cyprus

- September 5, 2014

At a NATO meeting, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan disagreed again over how to unify Cyprus.