Socialist party Syriza might have won a surprising victory in Greece’s elections but it will only be able to govern with the help of the Independent Greeks, an unlikely coalition partner described by some as the country’s equivalent of Ukip. 110 more words
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On Wednesday, Greek First Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs Nikos Chountis said in an interview with Athens News Agency (ANA) that the newly installed Greek government disagreed with EU sanctions against Russia, which affects not only the Greek economy, but other countries too. 262 more words
Commentary on Greek election 2015: SYRIZA wins and forms a government coalition with the fascist, populist party "Independent Greeks"
As expected, SYRIZA won the election last Sunday with over 36 percent of the vote, but not with a total majority in the parliament. A few hours after the final result Alexis Tsipras announced that his party came to an agreement with “Independent Greeks”, an extremely populist, semi-fascist party, often known for its conservative patriotic, homophobic and antisemitic views. 279 more words
article by Abravanel
The results of the greek elections are in and it appears that the left party of Syriza has won. The following wants to serve as article which tries to reconcile how the new government is both better and worse than the previous conservative government of Samaras… 1,559 more words