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Photo by MacroPolis Poor poll figures leave Samaras in quandary over next move

Greece began a new and crucial round of talks with troika officials on Tuesday, when inspectors arrived for the latest review of the Greek adjustment programme, but the government will have one eye on political developments.

Samaras hopes for Merkel fillip as gloom grips Greek coalition

Amid an increasingly gloomy atmosphere at home, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras heads for a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday in the hope that he will bring something back from Berlin that could help his government remain in power.

Photo by MacroPolis PASOK's growing internal strife hampering Greek coalition

Since the damaging result of the European Parliament elections in May, a sense of dread appears to have gripped the coalition, leading to tension and differences of opinion. This is most evident from the unrest within PASOK.

Tsipras starts to flesh out SYRIZA's economic policy but questions remain

In a much-anticipated speech, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras unveiled the main pillars of his party’s economic policy platform on Saturday, focusing on debt relief from the eurozone, the use of European Union funds to boost employment, a reduction in taxes and an increase of wages and pensions.

Photo by MacroPolis Athens pleased with Brussels appointments but new Commissioner faces big task

Positive news from Brussels has been somewhat of a rarity for Greece over the last few years but the government appears totally satisfied with the make-up of the new European Commission after it was confirmed on Wednesday that outgoing Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos would take over the newly created portfolio of immigration and home affairs.

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