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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Top spots in judiciary spark new clash in build-up to snap elections

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government’s final cabinet meeting will possibly be held this Thursday, before snap elections are officially called on Monday, but a row has broken out about whether the SYRIZA administration will remain in power and if it should have the ability to appoint the country’s top judges before the July 7 elections.

  • Photo by Natasha Pantazopoulou/Fosphotos Healthcare next stop for Tsipras amid Georgiou case fallout

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    A day after government MPs approved a draft law introducing changes to the way Greek universities are run, the coalition focussed on a healthcare bill that represents its latest attempt to show its voters that it is active in policy-making in areas that are not linked directly to the bailout.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Georgiou conviction may test relationship with lenders

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    An Athens court handed the former head of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), Andreas Georgiou, a two-year suspended jail sentence on Tuesday, potentially complicating the relationship between Athens and its lenders.