After a disappointing showing in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party has given in to demands to hold an early election.
The committee of forestry and safety engineering experts from some of Greece's leading universities was ordered formed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after the July 23 wildfire in the coastal resort of Mati.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agree to de-escalate tensions and solve all disputes "peacefully," during talks in Ankara.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras speaks on Turkey-Greece ties, refugee crisis, Cyprus dispute, and issues of Muslim Turks in Western Thrace, ahead of a two-day visit to Turkey.
The Greek Parliament agreed by 153 votes to 146 in a deal that seeks to settle a 27-year dispute over Macedonia's name.
Several thousand people massed outside the Greek legislature, some chanting "traitors", as lawmakers debated The Prespes Agreement between Athens and Skopje, which would change the tiny Balkan nation's name to Republic of North Macedonia.
Greece holds debate over ratifying Republic of North Macedonia, the new name for neighbouring Macedonia under the Prespes Agreement. Opponents say the deal gives Macedonia room for territorial claims over Greece's northern province of Macedonia.
Macedonia's parliament approved a constitutional revision to change the country's name 10 days ago. But for the deal between the two leaders to go through, the name change also needs to be approved by the Greek parliament.
reek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament days after his coalition partner Panos Kammenos resigned over the Macedonia name dispute.
Panos Kammenos, whose Independent Greeks party props up the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, has long opposed the accord with neighbouring Macedonia signed by their governments last year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras she hoped both countries would "lend each other support" for their common prosperity. The Greek president pressed Merkel on wartime reparations, an issue Berlin says is closed.
At a joint conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras voiced his country’s interest to be part of the natural gas pipeline project, but pointed out EU's "double standards" were preventing it.
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