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Triumphant Tsipras returns to fight for Greek economy, debt relief

Triumphant Tsipras returns to fight for Greek economy, debt relief

Alexis Tsipras took the oath of office for a second term as Greek prime minister on September 21, promising to revive the crippled economy while demanding debt relief from creditors as his "first big battle" following an unexpectedly clear election victory.

Tsipras resigns, paving way for snap Greek election

Tsipras resigns, paving way for snap Greek election

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras recently resigned, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in.

Greece imposes capital controls as crisis deepens

Greece imposes capital controls as crisis deepens

Greece moved to check the growing strains on its crippled financial system on June 28, closing its banks and imposing capital controls that brought the prospect of being forced out of the euro into plain sight.