Name deal set to be key factor in determining lifespan of SYRIZA-ANEL coalition
No let-up in intensity of SYRIZA-New Democracy clash over name settlement
Political turbulence due to name deal creates election doubts
Coalition survives no-confidence vote over name deal but sees majority trimmed
Fallout from Macedonia name deal sparks turmoil for coalition and opposition
Mitsotakis calls for no-confidence vote, hoping to exert more pressure on coalition
Bailout talks inch forward as Juncker comments complicate matters
Wednesday brought Greece and its lenders closer together in terms of the measures that will be adopted to conclude the bailout review but doubts about how remaining key differences will be bridged were exacerbated by comments from European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker that appeared to support Athens’s position.
The convergence came on the issue of indirect taxes, with the coalition and the institutions agreeing on an increase in the top-rate of VAT only, from 23 percent to 24 percent. The increase in VAT is part of the package of indirect tax measures, along w...
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