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Greek PM Announces Presidential Candidate

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the presidential candidate of the coalition government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 998

Kosovo Marks Independence Day Amid Doom and Gloom

Seven years ago, on 17 February, the Parliament in Pristina unilaterally proclaimed Kosovo’s independence from Serbia.

World » Southeast Europe | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2341

Macedonia Opposition Leader Unveils 'Evidence' of Gov't Pressure on Judiciary

The leader of Macedonia's main opposition party has presented what he describes as a proof that the cabinet interferes with courts, local media suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2015, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2090

Tsipras: We Don't Need Money, We Need Time

An important Eurogroup meeting in Brussels will take place on Monday so that finance ministers could discuss the Greek bailout program.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2015, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1331

Tsipras Gets Green Light On Forming New Greek Government

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras won the confidence vote in Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 07:45 | Viewed: 1138

Tsipras Reaffirms Anti-Austerity Policies

The newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, a member of the left-wing SYRIZA party, announced further measures to restore the country's stability on Sunday, in contradiction with the bailout plan outlined by EU partners.

World » Southeast Europe | February 9, 2015, Monday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1465

Serb Ministers Threaten to Withdraw from Kosovo Government

Serbian ministers in Kosovo's coalition government threatened to withdraw after the dismissal of Minister of Communities and Returns Aleksandar Jablanovic on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1848

Kosovo PM Dismisses Controversial Ethnic Serb Minister

Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa announced on Tuesday that the Minister of Communities and Returns Aleksandar Jablanovic, whose resignation was demanded by protesters, has been dismissed.

World » Southeast Europe | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2263

Macedonian Opposition Leader Charged with Coup Attempt; EU, US and Russia Urge Transparent Probe

The leader of Macedonia's opposition Social Democrats, Zoran Zaev, has been charged by police with attempting to topple the conservative government of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski with the help of a foreign intelligence service.

World » Southeast Europe | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 2345

ICJ Rejects Genocide Claims of Croatia, Serbia

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Tuesday that Croatia and Serbia had not committed genocide against each other during the Croatian War of Independence (1991-1995).

World » Southeast Europe | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 2901

FinMin Varoufakis, Smart Debt Engineering To Bail Greece

Greece's new Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, a left-wing academic economist, is on a tour around Europe in an attempt to rescue support for the new debt renegotiation measures proposed by SYRIZA.

World » Southeast Europe | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1430

EU Commission President 'Eyes End of Greece Troika Mission'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker mulls suspending the mission of the so-called "Troika" of international lenders in Greece, media reports suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2015, Monday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1917

SYRIZA Determined to Seek Renegotiation of Greek Debt

Parties in the newly elected Greek government formed by left-wing SYRIZA and right wing ANEL have agreed to firmly oppose the austerity measures regarding the country's imminent debt payments.

World » Southeast Europe | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1551

IMF Ready to Continue Support for Greece

The International Monetary Fund has said it is ready to extend its financial support for Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1478

Tsipras Sworn In as Greek Prime Minister

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has been sworn in as Greece’s next prime minister by President Karolos Papoulias.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 3132

Greece's SYRIZA, ANEL Agree to Form New Gov't

Greece is to have an anti-austerity government, Panos Kammenos, Independent Greeks, has told reporters after coalition talks with SYRIZA's Alexis Tsipras in Athens.

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2015, Monday // 11:39 | Viewed: 2409

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: 2487

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: 1427

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: 1495

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: 1527

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: 1811
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