Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is hoping that he can redirect the domestic debate and voters’ attention towards next year’s expected exit from the programme with the help of the early September visit to Greece by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Fitch on Friday became the latest agency to upgrade Greece’s long-term credit rating, raising it to B- from CCC with a positive outlook.
Ninety-one forest fires within 24 hours were recorded in Tuesday’s report by the Fire Service.
The government and opposition continued to trade accusations over the recent forest fires on Thursday as the coalition struggled to play down the damage done by the blazes over the last few days.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance stood at a deficit of 46 million euros in the first seven months of 2017 from a surplus of 2.38 billion last year, Bank of Greece (BoG) data revealed on Friday.
According to a new report by the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, Greece is set to have one of the worst population demographics in Europe by 2050.
Anyone who believes that it is imperative for a country’s economic data to be grounded in reality rather than fantasy has understood that the case against the former head of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), Andreas Georgiou, is a farce.