Greek Politics

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Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Falling bank shares prompt coalition to take closer look

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a hastily-arranged meeting of top government officials on Wednesday after a sharp decline in bank shares on the Athens Stock Exchange led to Greek lenders and their difficulties coming under scrutiny.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Coalition hopeful on pensions, looks to maximise impact of limited relief measures

The Greek government is becoming increasingly optimistic that it can avoid next year’s pension cuts and is starting to focus on how it can maximise the positive political impact of the pared down compensatory fiscal measures it will be able to implement if European lenders agreed to Athens’s request to scrap the reduction to spending on retirees.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras ready to stay course on Macedonia name deal despite domestic uncertainty

Ahead of the referendum this weekend in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on the name deal with Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has insisted that he has no plans of jeopardising the ratification of the so-called Prespes Agreement by calling snap elections before Greek Parliament has had its say.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras and Kammenos vow to stick together until further notice

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras left for New York on Sunday to attend the United Nations General Assembly, but not before publicly making up with his coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader and Defence Minister Panos Kammenos following apparent tension between SYRIZA and its governing ally over the Macedonia name issue.

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