Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras

Tsipras to name presidential candidate

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is due to announce on Tuesday at 4 p.m. to his parliamentary group the name of the man or woman he would like to succeed President Karolos Papoulias.

After the announcement of SYRIZA?s candidate, the first round of voting for the next president is due to take place on Wednesday evening at 7.30 p.m.

Tsipras takes turn in blame game with government

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras hit back on Saturday at claims by Premier Antonis Samaras that if there are early elections and a leftist government takes over Greece could be threatened by an exit from the euro by labeling him the “prime minister of chaos” and accusing the New Democracy leader of encouraging turmoil.

SYRIZA MPs not to take part in constitutional reform committee

Opposition SYRIZA deputies were not expected to participate in a Parliamentary committee overlooking constitutional reforms proposed by the current coalition government, it emerged on Thursday.

SYRIZA chief Alexis Tsipras notified House Speaker Evangelos Meimarakis of the party’s decision on Thursday.