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How Greece's PM hopes to solve his election riddle

11 Feb 2019

ATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been implementing his re-election strategy to the letter over the past six months, steering Greece out of a humiliating bailout and resolving a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Macedonia.

UPDATE 2-Greece raises 2.5 bln euros from 5-yr bond, attracts strong demand

29 Jan 2019

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Greece does 'mission impossible', ratifies North Macedonia accord

25 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greece on Friday ratified a landmark accord that changes the name of neighbouring Macedonia, ending a decades-old dispute with its neighbour and opening the way for the ex-Yugoslav republic to join the European Union and NATO. | Video

Greek police fire teargas at Macedonia name protesters

25 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek police fired teargas to disperse crowds gathered outside parliament on Thursday to protest against a deal over the name of neighbouring Macedonia, as an at times angry parliamentary debate spilled into a third day. | Video

Greek PM Tsipras wins confidence vote, eyes Macedonia accord

17 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, clearing a major hurdle for Greece's approval of an accord to end a dispute over Macedonia's name and averting the prospect of a snap election. | Video

Greek PM will win votes on confidence and new Macedonia name - deputy PM

16 Jan 2019

ATHENS, Jan 16 Greece's deputy prime minister said the government would emerge stronger after winning a confidence vote later on Wednesday and be able to secure parliament's endorsement for an accord to end a dispute over Macedonia's name.

Greek PM set to scrape through confidence motion over Macedonia deal

15 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made an impassioned appeal to parliament for support on Tuesday, the eve of a confidence vote he is expected to survive by a whisker with the backing of a handful of opposition lawmakers.

Greek PM Tsipras expected to survive confidence vote on Wednesday

15 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to survive a parliamentary vote of confidence on Wednesday after his right-wing coalition partner quit in disagreement over a deal that aims to end a years-long name dispute with Macedonia.

Greece's Tsipras calls confidence vote after ally quits coalition

13 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday said he would call a confidence vote in his government after his coalition ally quit, leaving him bereft of a parliamentary majority and raising the possibility of snap elections. | Video

Greek PM to seek support from ally to avert snap election

11 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his right-wing coalition ally on Friday postponed a looming showdown over a deal on neighbouring Macedonia's name, dragging out uncertainty on an issue which could trigger snap elections.

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