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Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Government indicates readiness to play waiting game on pension cuts

The pension cuts due in 2019 continue to dominate the Greek political agenda, with the latest intervention from a government official suggesting that Athens has no intention of acting on this issue without first reaching an understanding with the European institutions.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Greece-Russia spat intensifies but Athens hopes worst is over

Athens sought to ease tensions with Moscow on Thursday following an official confirmation by the Russia’s Ambassador to Greece Andrey Maslov that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has cancelled plans to visit this autumn following the recent expulsion of Russian diplomats by the Greek government.

SYRIZA SYRIZA seeks best path to next general elections

Although clashes over the business activities of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s siblings show no sign of dying down, planning for the next elections seems to be uppermost in the minds of SYRIZA and New Democracy.

Photo by UNAOC via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/8avo4T Athens gets first taste of Erdogan's new era in power

The latest chapter in Turkey's history began on July 9 when Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for another term as president of Turkey while launching a new political system that grants greater power to its leader.

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