BREAKING NEWS

Alexis Tsipras

News

Obama urges debt relief for Greece

Barack Obama has supported Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his call for a restructuring of Greek debt.

Barack Obama has supported Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his call for a restructuring of Greek debt.

News

Tsipras reshuffles the Greek cabinet

Analysts see it as an attempt to shore up his government's popularity and speed up reforms Athens has agreed to implement under its latest international bailout deal.

Analysts see it as an attempt to shore up his government's popularity and speed up reforms Athens has agreed to implement under its latest international bailout deal.

Nocomment

Greece: Tear gas fired at cuts protest in Athens

Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime

Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime

News

Southern European leaders call for action to boost flagging EU growth

The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.

The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.

News

Greece calls for pro-growth policies at 'Club Med' mini-summit

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for pro-growth policies at a meeting of Europe’s Mediterranean countries in Athens.

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for pro-growth policies at a meeting of Europe’s Mediterranean countries in Athens.

Business

Putin and Tsipras focus on trade and investment

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.

News

Greece faces more austerity

Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting

Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting

Business

Leaders sign off on pipeline to bring gas from Azerbaijan to Europe

Leaders of five countries have formally signed off on the construction of a pipeline to bring Caspian gas to European markets, reducing the energy reliance on Russia.

Leaders of five countries have formally signed off on the construction of a pipeline to bring Caspian gas to European markets, reducing the energy reliance on Russia.

Europe

The Brief from Brussels: Greece looms large over EU once more

The Brief is euronews’ daily show rounding up all the top stories that are making headlines in the de facto political capital of Europe.

The Brief is euronews’ daily show rounding up all the top stories that are making headlines in the de facto political capital of Europe.

Business

Why so much Greek anger over tax and pension reforms

Greek tax and pension reforms have to be approved by the country's lawmakers on Sunday if Athens is to get the next, previously delayed, tranche of more than five billion euros of bailout cash.

Greek tax and pension reforms have to be approved by the country's lawmakers on Sunday if Athens is to get the next, previously delayed, tranche of more than five billion euros of bailout cash.

News

Exclusive: Greek PM says crisis nearly over, no more austerity needed

The Greek economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, to overcome its crisis for good, Prime Minister

The Greek economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, to overcome its crisis for good, Prime Minister

News

Tusk tells migrants: Do not come to Europe

The European Council President Donald Tusk has warned potential migrants not to risk coming to Europe. Speaking after talks with the Greek Prime

The European Council President Donald Tusk has warned potential migrants not to risk coming to Europe. Speaking after talks with the Greek Prime

News

EC President Juncker dismisses plan to exclude Greece from Schengen

President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has dismissed proposals to exclude Greece from the open-border Schengen zone. This, he said, would

President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has dismissed proposals to exclude Greece from the open-border Schengen zone. This, he said, would

News

A hard-right turn for Greece's radical left?

After one year power the authority of Greece's leftist Syriza party is being challenged by both the conservative opposition and its own voters.

After one year power the authority of Greece's leftist Syriza party is being challenged by both the conservative opposition and its own voters.

News

Greece approves latest reform bill in exchange for 1 bn euros

Greece’s leftist-led government has survived another parliamentary vote on a reform bill demanded by the country’s international lenders. In return

Greece’s leftist-led government has survived another parliamentary vote on a reform bill demanded by the country’s international lenders. In return

Business

Athens 'agrees new measures' to secure next bailout funds

A Greek newspaper is reporting that Athens and its international lenders have agreed a new set of measures the country must approve by next months to

A Greek newspaper is reporting that Athens and its international lenders have agreed a new set of measures the country must approve by next months to

News

France backs Greek efforts to renegotiate bailout

French President François Hollande rounded off a two-day visit to Athens by backing Greece’s request to begin bailout negotiations with its

French President François Hollande rounded off a two-day visit to Athens by backing Greece’s request to begin bailout negotiations with its

News

Tsipras beings 'race to reform' following Greek confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his new government have won a confidence vote launching a race to pass key reforms before Athens faces a

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his new government have won a confidence vote launching a race to pass key reforms before Athens faces a