Alexis Tsipras

Greek National Theater in the meat grinder

In his recent speech in Parliament on the education reform bill, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that "nowhere in the world do we see scenes like those at our universities, where historic buildings are vandalized… and, more importantly, people are threatened, professors beaten and girls raped." The response from opposition leader Alexis Tsipras was: "You've had to go as far as telling u

Opposition leader questions PM about Ikaria dinner

Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras tabled a question in Parliament on Monday regarding the images and footage that did the rounds on social media at the weekend showing Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attending a dinner at the house of a New Democracy MP on the island of Ikaria in the presence of dozens of officials. 

When Trump hosted Tsipras, Mitsotakis

Donald Trump's departure from the helm of the United States removes a negative piece from the puzzle of Greek-Turkish relations. The outgoing president often flaunted his friendship with his Turkish counterpart, and many say it was a quid pro quo relationship based on business interests. Regardless, Recep Tayyip Erdogan always found a receptive ear at Trump's White House.

Poll: Mitsotakis is most popular political leader; majority do not want snap elections

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is the most popular political leader in Greece (46 pct), despite a slight decline in his popularity, while the majority (57 pct) of people want the government to complete its term, according to a nationwide poll conducted by Prorata and published on Wednesday.