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Alexis Tsipras

Deal to loosen cozy church-state ties falls apart

A tentative agreement between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos to move Greek clerics off the state payroll, ceasing to characterize them as civil servants, appeared to have all but collapsed on Tuesday following a session of the Holy Synod. 

‘The people know and remember ND’s plan’, says PM Tsipras

Voters have not forgotten that main opposition New Democracy's plan was to eliminate those things that support "the section of society that is foreign" to ND leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in social media…

Is Greece still in a state of war with Albania?

Greece has declared Albania, alongside Italy, as a hostile country back in 1940 with a royal decree. The Greek – Italian Treaty of friendship in 1947 withdraw the state of war among those two countries.