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Greek Judge Sworn In as Premier to Take Country to Elections

bloomberg.com — Supreme Court President Vassiliki Thanou became Greece's sixth prime minister in five years on Thursday after she was sworn in to head a caretaker government to lead the country to elections. Elections are expected to be held on Sept. 20 after a week-long effort to form a government from the current parliament yielded no result.

Greek poll: Syriza 2.0 versus everyone else

iol.co.za — Athens - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece's fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party. As Tsipras seeks allies that can help him meet the conditions of the country's third bailout package, here's what he's got to work with.

Greek Election: Syriza 2.0 vs. What’s Left

bloomberg.com — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece's fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party. As Tsipras seeks allies that can help him meet the conditions of the country's third bailout package, here's what he's got to work with.
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Greek Election Will Pit Tsipras’s Syriza 2.0 Against What’s Left

bloomberg.com — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece's fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party. As Tsipras seeks allies that can help him meet the conditions of the country's third bailout package, here's what he's got to work with.

Greek Opposition Leader Likely to Fail in Bid to Form Government

bloomberg.com — Greece's main opposition figure, Evangelos Meimarakis, has until Monday to cobble together a big enough majority coalition to take a stab at governing, even as analysts predict his efforts are doomed. President Prokopis Pavlopoulos invited Meimarakis Friday to try to form a new administration within three days, part of the constitutional procedure set in motion by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's resignation.

Tsipras’s Greek Election Gamble After Syriza Split: Explainer

bloomberg.com — Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras quit and called for early elections, saying the Greek people "need to have their say" after his government took on a financial lifeline he once disavowed. He made the announcement late on Thursday, the day Greece received the initial 13 billion-euro ($14.6 billion) injection of funds from the country's third bailout.

Syriza Rebel Lawmakers Form 25-Strong Greek Political Party

bloomberg.com — A group of Greek lawmakers opposed to the country's bailout program split from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party to run in elections under a separate banner. The lawmakers, whose names were read out by a deputy parliament speaker on television from Athens, will be called "Popular Unity" and led by former Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis, ERT TV reported.

Greece Prime Minister Tsipras resigning, calling early elections

thestar.com — ATHENS-Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he is resigning, calling early elections. Greek stocks and bonds dropped on Thursday as Tsipras met with allies to plan his next move after the approval of a bailout of €86 billion ($126 billion) from the European Stability Mechanism rescue fund.
Aug 20, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras resigning, calling early elections thestar.com/news/world/201… via @torontostar

Tsipras Meets Aides Amid Speculation Over Early Greek Elections

bloomberg.com — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is meeting with members of his cabinet in Athens amid speculation that he is poised to call early elections in a bid to return to power with his authority strengthened.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @business: Tsipras is meeting with members of his cabinet in Athens amid speculation he is poised to call early elections bloom.bg/1NnHQ5v

Aug 20, 2015

RT @business: Tsipras is meeting with members of his cabinet in Athens amid speculation he is poised to call early elections bloom.bg/1NnHQ5v

Aug 20, 2015

RT @business: Tsipras is meeting with members of his cabinet in Athens amid speculation he is poised to call early elections bloom.bg/1NnHQ5v

Aug 20, 2015

RT @business: Tsipras looks to strengthen his authority after a party mutiny over the 3rd bailout bloom.bg/1NnRx3X pic.twitter.com/xqGo6QdfGo

Aug 20, 2015

RT @business: DEVELOPING: Greece's Tsipras to propose elections for Sept. 20, official says bloom.bg/1NnRx3X

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Greece Said to Give Order to Repay ECB-Held Bonds Due Thursday

bloomberg.com — Greece gave the order for the repayment of about 3.2 billion euros ($3.6 billion) of bonds held by the European Central Bank, a Finance Ministry official said, asking not to be identified in line with policy.
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Aug 28, 2015

@NickMalkoutzis What about the Samaras-Tsipras transition! How we all laughed. One day collectors will hunt screen grabs of Pikrammenos

Aug 28, 2015

My favourite thing about frequent PM changes in #Greece : seeing what the new @PrimeministerGR avatar will look like twitter.com/PrimeministerG…

Aug 27, 2015

@BTabrum Hey, at least this way we don't get them in the round of 16. Now if we could just get a rubbishy team like, I dunno, like Monaco...

Aug 27, 2015

Arsenal-Olympiacos again? AGAIN?? You've got to be kidding. (not that I'm complaining, mind)

Aug 27, 2015

RT @DuncanWeldon: China's post-08 credit/investment binge getting lots of flak. Fair enough. What does global growth 2009-12 look like if they didn't do it?

Aug 26, 2015

RT @damomac: KKE (Marxist-Leninist) and Marxist-Leninist KKE to run again on joint ticket in #Greece elections. #ekgloes pic.twitter.com/Cr1dUJw0Ie

Aug 26, 2015

@SkidRowOnSea But I was mates (not close mates, obviously, or you'd know) with Benedict Cumberbatch at uni. Good bloke.

Aug 26, 2015

@SkidRowOnSea Now there's a blast from the past. Not me. Tom was mates with them from school.


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