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Macedonia's Foreign Minister Visiting Albania to Boost Cooperation

Macedonia’s Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki is visiting Albania on Monday as part of intensified contacts between the two Balkan neighbours.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2427

SYRIZA Vows to Avoid Grexit as Talks Begin with Independent Greeks

Coalition talks have started between leftist SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras and the Independent Greeks right-wing party's Panos Kammenos.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1397

SYRIZA, Independent Greeks 'Might Form Greece Gov't' Monday

Leftist SYRIZA party, the winner in Greece's snap elections, and rightist, anti-austerity Independent Greeks could form a government as early as Monday, sources suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1447

Greek Election Results Prompt Mixed Reaction across Europe

British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote on Twitter that "the Greek election will increase economic uncertainty across Europe.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1493

SYRIZA Wins Greece's Early Election, Official Count Shows

Leftist SYRIZA party is to win 149 out of 300 seats in Greece's Parliament, two seats short of a majority, according to official results cited by Greek news websites.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 07:42 | Viewed: 1723

SYRIZA's Alexis Tsipras Sets Ambitious Agenda in Post-Election Speech

Leader of Greece's leftist SYRIZA party Alexis Tsipras has spoken to a cheering multitude in Athens following results of exit polls which give him a clear victory over ruling New Democracy.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 23:36 | Viewed: 2708

Who Is Who: SYRIZA Leader Alexis Tsipras in Brief

Alexis Tsipras, the 40-year-old leader of radical left SYRIZA, is now making headlines around the world as his party is becoming Greece's largest electoral force.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 22:11 | Viewed: 1894

Germany's Central Bank Urges Greece to Stick to Bailout Commitment

Greece will continue to receive assistance by the EU only if it upholds its agreements with international lenders, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann has said.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 22:06 | Viewed: 1400

Greece's SYRIZA Poised for Historic Victory

Leftist SYRIZA party of Alexis Tsipras is heading for a huge victory in Sunday's snap election, according to first official projections which give it 36.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 21:56 | Viewed: 1278

SYRIZA Clear Election Winner, Exit Polls Suggest

Leftist SYRIZA party, which wants to revoke Greece's bailout program, is poised to win Sunday's snap poll in the country, according to exit polls.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1371

How Is SYRIZA's Performance Affecting Greek, EU Politics?

Hours before polling stations close in Greece, many media outlets place an emphasis on the impact Alexis Tsipras's Coalition of the Radical Left (known for its acronym SYRIZA) is having on the nation's political landscape.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1639

'Greece Will Return to Democracy, Social Cohesion, Dignity,' Tsipras Says

Greeks are casting their ballots for a new parliament amid substantial voter activity, international media outlets report.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1800

Greeks Vote in Decisive Early Election

Voting is under way in Greece on Sunday in a snap parliamentary election widely believed to be decisive about the country's economic future.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1300

Albanian Parliament Speaker: West Balkans Have Common Strategic Interests

Albania sees its relations with neighbouring Macedonia as strategic and is ready to support its sovereignty, according to Ilir Meta, Speaker of the Parliament of Albania.

World » Southeast Europe | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1763

Political Tensions Heighten in Greece before Sunday's General Elections

Greece is preparing for the parliamentary elections on Sunday, January 25, which were triggered by lawmakers' failure to elect a head of state. What follows is a brief overview of the main contenders' promises and aspirations.

World » Southeast Europe | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1371

Former Greek PM Papandreou Envisages Alliance with SYRIZA

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou expressed the view that his newly-established movement could form an alliance with the party leading in opinion polls SYRIZA.

World » Southeast Europe | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1156

Rifles Used in Charlie Hebdo Attacks 'Could Be from Bulgaria or Romania'

The assault rifles used by the Kouachi brothers, who killed 12 people in an attack on Chalie Hebdo's offices in Paris, could have come from Bulgaria and Romania, media reports suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | January 19, 2015, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2016

Greece’s Leftist Syriza Keeps Lead Over Ruling Conservatives Before Snap Vote

Greece’s leftist anti-bailout opposition party Syriza is maintaining a steady lead over the ruling New Democracy party of Prime Antonis Samaras less than two weeks before the snap vote on January 25, opinion polls have shown.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2015, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 975

Croatia Elects Its First Female President in Narrow Runoff

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic won in the second round of elections that were held in Croatia on Sunday, becoming the country's first female president.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2015, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1289

SYRIZA Leads Opinion Polls Ahead of Greek Elections

Opinion polls show that Greek oppositional party SYRIZA is firmly in the lead before the early parliamentary elections that are to take place on January 25.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2331

Suicider Blows Herself in Istanbul, Police Officer Killed

A female suicide bomber blew herself in Istanbul, killing one police officer and injuring another on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 1438
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