• Scrutiny of govt, PM prompts deputy minister to quit

    Politics Greek Politics

    The government lost its first member on Thursday although the resignation was somewhat obscured by the focus on foreign policy issues after the meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the sidelines of the NATO summit in the UK on Wednesday.

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    GDP rises by 0.6 pct QoQ in Q3, increases by 2.3 pct YoY

    Economy Macroeconomy

    Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) GDP increased by 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019 after a revised increase of 1.3 percent in Q2, provisional estimates from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) revealed on Thursday.

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    Mistaking tolerance for a free rein


    Five months ago, Greeks didn’t just change their government, they decided it was time to leave the miserable crisis years behind, suggesting a growing maturity among voters.