The vote was put forward by the leftist opposition over a wiretapping scandal targeting politicians, army top brass and journalists.
Isidoros Dogiakos has been accused of acting as an "arm of the government" after he said that the country’s telecom watchdog, the Independent Authority for Communication Security and Privacy, cannot probe wiretaps.
Migrants see Greece as a transit gateway country. If they stay, it’s only for a lack of options or because the EU has yet to take responsibility in a tragic episode of global upheaval.
"Greek people gave us a strong mandate to change Greece. We will honour it to the fullest," Kyriakos Mitsotakis says after taking his oath of office in a televised ceremony.
Primer Minister Alexis Tsipras lost to the right-wing New Democracy party as the country continues to be mired in economic problems sparked by the global financial crisis.
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras lost to New Democracy’s Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the snap election on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know about the conservative leader, who is set to become the country’s new prime minister.
Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat to Kyriakos Mitsotakis whose conservative New Democracy party secured 39.7% of the vote compared to Tsipras' Syriza with 31.5% after nearly 60% of ballots were tallied.
After nearly five years in power, Greece's longest-serving crisis premier – as well as the youngest in more than a century – is battling to overcome a 10-point deficit in opinion polls amid widespread dissatisfaction after years of high taxation.
Opinion polls show that incumbent Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is behind the conservative New Democracy opposition party. He wars if his party loses, Greece will return to the "dark days" of austerity.
The sustainability of China's Belt and Road Initiative in the Mediterranean will depend on whether China can help defuse tensions in the Mediterranean while respecting each country's domestic concerns.
The Turkish government is standing firm on its oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean as Greece and Greek-administered Cyprus call on the European Union to take action against Turkey.
After a disappointing showing in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party has given in to demands to hold an early election.
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