Nick Malkoutzis

Macropolis

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Deputy Editor of the English-language edition of Kathimerini, a national Greek newspaper, and Athens-based editor of the economic and political analysis website Macropolis; blogger at Inside Greece

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Voters in Greece elected a new leader yesterday — Alexis Tsipras, of the leftist Syriza party.  He immediately formed a governing coalition with the right-wing independent Greeks.

Greeks Vote for Change in Bailout Terms

Voters in Greece elected a new leader yesterday — Alexis Tsipras, of the leftist Syriza party.  He immediately formed a governing coalition with the right-wing independent Greeks.

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In Athens today, tens of thousands of people filled the streets for a general strike against the latest plan for more austerity measures amounting to 6% of Greece’s GDP.

Protests in Athens May Shake Fragile Coalition

In Athens today, tens of thousands of people filled the streets for a general strike against the latest plan for more austerity measures amounting to 6% of Greece’s GDP.

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The Greek parliament has been unable to form a new government, and new elections have been called for next month.

Chaos in Greece Resumes as Talk of Euro Exit Increases

The Greek parliament has been unable to form a new government, and new elections have been called for next month.

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