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World Jul 07Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory.
World Jun 23Landmark Istanbul loss a blow to Turkey’s Erdogan
Voters in Istanbul cast ballots Sunday in a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party narrowly lost the mayor's office in Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years.
World Jan 21Greece considers deal with Macedonia after violent protests
The agreement would see Macedonia change its name to North Macedonia, and Greece would drop its objection to its northern neighbor joining NATO.
World Jul 24At least 74 killed as wildfires sweep through resorts in Greece
The country's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, declared three days of national mourning for those killed in the deadliest fire season to hit Greece in more than a decade.