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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Spotlight on To Potami as doubts surface about Macedonia name deal

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    After months on the fringes of Greece’s political scene, the small centrist party To Potami, is centre stage again due to speculation that it may be re-considering its position on the Macedonia name deal, with potential ramifications for the Prespes Agreement and what alliances will be formed before and after the next elections.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Backpay for civil servants gets "positive" measures rolling for government

    Economy

    The Greek government has submitted to Parliament draft legislation that paves the way for thousands of civil servants to receive millions of euros in backpay, marking the start of a period of intense activity for MPs as the coalition plans to follow this up with other measures promised by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki Expo in September.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos SYRIZA and ND at odds over proposals for changing constitution

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The proposals made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras regarding the revision of Greece’s constitution have had their desired effect in the sense that the political debate, as well as considerable media attention, has shifted to SYRIZA’s suggestions.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Coalition indicates it will keep focus on corruption allegations

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Following the attention given to the pre-trial detention last week of former Defence Minister Yiannos Papantoniou, the government is hoping that by turning the spotlight to more corruption allegations, it will be able to secure political gains.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Coalition hopeful on pensions, looks to maximise impact of limited relief measures

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The Greek government is becoming increasingly optimistic that it can avoid next year’s pension cuts and is starting to focus on how it can maximise the positive political impact of the pared down compensatory fiscal measures it will be able to implement if European lenders agreed to Athens’s request to scrap the reduction to spending on retirees.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras ready to stay course on Macedonia name deal despite domestic uncertainty

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Ahead of the referendum this weekend in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on the name deal with Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has insisted that he has no plans of jeopardising the ratification of the so-called Prespes Agreement by calling snap elections before Greek Parliament has had its say.

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