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John Hadoulis

Tsipras storms to victory but tough reforms ahead

Greece's Alexis Tsipras wins a thumping poll victory that hands him a mandate to drive through unpopular reforms agreed under an austerity deal.

Greece moots unity government after referendum drama

The main opposition in Greece has called for early elections as PM Pandreou scurries to form a unity government after narrowly escaping a recall.

Clashes near Greek Parliament in austerity protest

Police clashed with protesters near the Greek Parliament on Wednesday as thousands demonstrated against a new wave of austerity cuts.

World leaders urge Greek spending cuts

World leaders demand tough new measures by Greece to control its debt mountain.

Aboard ‘sinking ship’, Greeks await EU-IMF lifeline

Greece put itself and the EU in uncharted waters this week by becoming the first eurozone country to ask for a loan lifeline involving the IMF.

Bomb hits Athens stock exchange

A powerful van bomb caused major damage on Wednesday to the Athens stock exchange.

Firefighters claim victory in Athens inferno

Firefighters claimed victory on Tuesday over a devastating wildfire that ravaged the outskirts of Athens.

Greece suspends team sports over deadly hooligan clash

Greece on Friday suspended all team sport matches for two weeks after a fan died in a pitched battle outside Athens, an incident casting doubt on measures taken against the violence that has plagued sport in the country for decades. The 25-year-old fan was killed in an arranged clash between about 300 hooligans of Greek arch-rivals Olympiakos Pireaus and Panathinaikos Athens.

Deaths highlight EU immigration troubles

The deaths of five people during a night of clashes on the Spanish-Moroccan border on Thursday once again threw into focus the growing pressure exerted by illegal immigration on the gateways into the European Union across the Mediterranean Sea.

Report sheds light on doomed plane’s last minutes

A Cypriot plane that crashed in Greece killing all 121 people on board likely suffered a catastrophic air-pressure problem before running out of fuel, the head of the Greek investigation team said on Monday. Akrivos Tsolakis also said that someone tried to land the stricken aircraft after its pilots were incapacitated.

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