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  • Photo via @atsipras Pension deal rekindles speculation about election date

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government getting its way over the pension cuts that had been lined up for 2019, but which will no longer be included in next year’s budget, has rekindled speculation about when Alexis Tsipras would prefer to hold elections.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Tsipras encounters obstacle in efforts to secure church deal

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government’s efforts to reach a deal with the Church of Greece have become the subject of a political battle between SYRIZA and New Democracy, which have also been trading accusations over alleged corruption scandals.

  • Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos With eye on elections, Tsipras talks up public sector hirings

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    After the overwhelming approval in Parliament on Thursday for the transfer of 820 million euros in backpay to thousands of civil servants, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought to build on this momentum by focussing on imminent hirings in the public sector.

  • 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.

  • Tsipras reaches settlement with church, aiming to subdue critics

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    In an unexpected move, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Tuesday evening that the government has reached an agreement with the Church of Greece to settle a series of differences between the church and state, some of which date back decades.

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