As of September 30, the UNHCR put the overall tally of refugees and migrants in Greece at 96,000, a more than 53-percent increase since August 2018.
"Greek people gave us a strong mandate to change Greece. We will honour it to the fullest," Kyriakos Mitsotakis says after taking his oath of office in a televised ceremony.
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras lost to New Democracy’s Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the snap election on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know about the conservative leader, who is set to become the country’s new prime minister.
Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat to Kyriakos Mitsotakis whose conservative New Democracy party secured 39.7% of the vote compared to Tsipras' Syriza with 31.5% after nearly 60% of ballots were tallied.
Opinion polls show that incumbent Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is behind the conservative New Democracy opposition party. He wars if his party loses, Greece will return to the "dark days" of austerity.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announces early polls following his party suffers a major loss in European Parliament elections, saying the result does not rise to the expectation.
Alexis Tsipras' unannounced arrival in the town of Mati a week after the fires broke out claiming the lives of 91 people drew sharp criticism, with opposition parties saying he had toured the area in secret "like a thief."
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