Alexis Tsipras

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras shows his watch while leaving the European Council headquarters on the first day of an EU-CELAC Latin America summit in Brussels, Belgium June 11, 2015.

Greece's prime minister has resigned — after only seven months in office

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has announced his resignation only seven months after he was elected. The Greeks will head to the polls a months from now to elect a new prime minister.

Greece's prime minister has resigned — after only seven months in office
The new, young, leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants debt forgiveness and an end to European austerity measures but as you can see, if he exits through the window it's a long way down.

A Greek tragedy or comedy: Cartoonists aren't yet sure when it comes to Alexis Tsipras

A Greek tragedy or comedy: Cartoonists aren't yet sure when it comes to Alexis Tsipras
The head of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras speaks to supporters after winning the elections in Athens January 25, 2015

Why Greek voters bucked Europe, backed an anti-austerity party

Why Greek voters bucked Europe, backed an anti-austerity party
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's far-left Syriza party smiles during a meeting with Greek President Karolos Papoulias (not pictured) at the Presidential palace in Athens November 3, 2014.

Why Europe is suddenly rediscovering Greece's financial instability

Why Europe is suddenly rediscovering Greece's financial instability

Markets rise and fall as effects of weekend Greek elections begin to be felt

Markets rise and fall as effects of weekend Greek elections begin to be felt
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Which Way Will Greece Go?

Greeks go to the polls on June 17th with the financial crisis weighing heavily on them. Some are finding hope in a left-wing coalition called Syriza. But others question whether the party, and it's young leader, are fit to govern.

Which Way Will Greece Go?

Greece's future uncertain after voters reject austerity supporters

Greek voters threw out the most prominent political parties, the two parties that have backed austerity measures, in favor of far-right and far-left politicians who promised an end to EU-mandated budget cuts and tax increases. But there's no indication anyone will be able to form a government.

Greece's future uncertain after voters reject austerity supporters
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Uncertainty in Greece After Anti-Austerity Vote

The EU and Germany have stressed Greece must keep to the terms of the two EU/IMF bailouts, after a surge of voter support for anti-austerity parties.

Uncertainty in Greece After Anti-Austerity Vote