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Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Gennimata aims to secure centre-left leadership in run-off vote

The run-off vote for the centre-left leadership is due to take place on Sunday, with PASOK president Fofi Gennimata the favourite to beat her younger rival, MEP Nikos Androulakis, and take up the challenge of uniting Greece’s social democrats.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras gains backing for 'social dividend,' sees poll gap narrowing

Greek MPs are due to approve on Thursday the draft law that paves the way for the government to hand out the so-called “social dividend” at the end of the year, with New Democracy expected to approve the handout despite its criticism of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s decision.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras rallies MPs, marks dividing lines with opposition

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stepped up on Wednesday his effort to put distance between SYRIZA and New Democracy in voters’ minds in what many see as a pre-cursor for the political battle to come in Greece over the coming months.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsakalotos stands ground on taxes, finalises social dividend plan

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos used his speech to Parliament on Thursday concerning the draft budget to defend the government’s fiscal choices, which have often provided the opposition parties with cause to attack Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s administration.

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