Greece’s new government led by Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras poses outside the Greek parliament. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/Getty Images

The change sweeping through Greece may have a ripple effect

Jeroen Dijsselbloem (left), head of the euro zone finance ministers’ group, and Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis shake hands after their press conference  in Athens on Friday. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Reuters

Syriza election platform must be respected, says finance minister Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s incoming finance minister. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

Tsipras says main priorities the economy, creditors and country’s humanitarian crisis

Greece’s newly appointed finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on a street in Athens on January 27th, 2015. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

Economics professor Yanis Varoufakis influenced by Keynes - with traces of Marx

A supporter runs towards Syriza leader and new Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras as he walks in Athens. Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

Cabinet to be sworn in as Syriza strikes coalition deal with Independent Greeks

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s youngest prime minister in 150 years, broke with tradition for his swearing-in. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Victorious Syriza leader opts out of traditional religious ceremony to give civil oath of office, but makes a point of informing A(...)

Head of Greece’s Syriza party Alexis Tsipras waves to supporters after winning the elections in Athens. Photograph: Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters

‘There will be no rupture, but no continuation of subjugation either,’ says Alexis Tsipras

Leader of incoming radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras is greeted by a sea of supporters in Athens.  Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

A populace weary of harsh austerity has chosen to change direction

Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras: described as a warm, talkative and witty personality, who likes being around people. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images.

Profile: leader poised to be Greece’s first leftist premier and youngest in living memory

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