Alexis Tsipras

627 results

A local resident uses a branch to beat back flames during attempts to control a wildfire outside the village of Kamatriades on Evia island, Greece. Photograph:  Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg

Residents mounted a round-the-clock watch on Tuesday to try to save their homes from wildfires ravaging the Greek island of Evia as the government def(...)

Police tend to an injuried colleague during a demonstration against police violence in an Athens suburb on Tuesday. Photograph:  Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP via Getty Images

The Greek government, put on the defensive by mounting allegations of police brutality, has appealed for calm following clashes on the streets of Athe(...)

The leader of ultra-right wing Golden Dawn party Nikos Michaloliakos is escorted by masked police officers to the prosecutor from the police headquarters in Athens in 2013. File photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP via Getty

The neo-Nazi leaders of Golden Dawn have been sentenced to 13 years in prison by a court in Athens, at the end of a historic hearing likened to the Nu(...)

Clashes between riot police and protesters after the Golden Dawn trial verdict was announced in Athens. Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

A Greek court has delivered an overwhelming conviction against Golden Dawn, finding the neo-fascist party guilty of operating a criminal gang that bru(...)

Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks at a joint press conference with German chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany in August. Clemens Bilan/EPA

The 19th century American historian Henry Adams may have exaggerated when he called politics “the systematic organisation of hatreds”. In a country l(...)

Yanis Varoufaki  greets supporters during his main pre-election rally in central Athens on Friday. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Remember Greece’s leather-clad, motorcycle-riding finance minister who clashed repeatedly with his hardline German counterpart during the standoff ov(...)

Greece’s new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, with his predecessor Alexis Tsipras on Monday. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

Greece’s outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has handed over power to Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a former banker who navigated the centre-right New Dem(...)

Greece’s opposition party New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis: describes himself as a progressive and says he will place untested technocrats in prominent positions once in government. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP

As the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a joint news conference in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Investors taking a punt on the most-indebted nation in Europe are being rewarded. Greek bonds have returned over 20 per cent this year to those willi(...)

 People visit the archaeological site of the ancient Temple of Zeus, a symbol of ‘the glory that was Greece’, in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

I was told recently that the Greek community in Ireland disapproves of me because I am not a true “philhellene” – meaning, someone who loves Greece – (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »