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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Bond issue decision expected as clock ticks down

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Going into the weekend, there is still much speculation - but little clarity - about whether the government will try to tap the markets next week or, indeed, if it has time to issue a bond before the International Monetary Fund’s executive board meets on Thursday.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras tries to keep government's eyes on the prize

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on his government to step up its work as he completed, ahead of this week’s European Council, a series of meetings designed to issue a positive message to the domestic audience following last week’s agreement at the Eurogroup.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Review nears conclusion, parties turn to political future

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The Greek government is expecting to begin on Monday discussing with lenders the details of the two memoranda it has to sign following lengthy negotiations over the new measures with the institutions during the weekend.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Concerns over energy deregulation add to challenges Tsipras faces

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    There is a growing feeling in Athens that the government is gradually moving closer to the institutions and the two sides are genuinely trying to reach a technical agreement by April 7, when eurozone finance minister are due to meet in Malta.