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  • New Democracy seeks higher ground in escalating TV permits row

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    A new chapter in the ongoing saga relating to Greece’s TV licences is due to be written this week, with the government hoping to recover from the blow dealt by the Council of State and New Democracy hoping to inflict further damage on the coalition.

  • TV licencing becomes key political battleground after court verdict

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    After suffering the blow of seeing its centrepiece legislation on TV licences being shot down by the Council of State, Alexis Tsipras and his government are seeking a way to rebound and deflect accusations of incompetence or attempting to control the media and the judiciary.

  • Photo by Joe Gratz via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/bkUna Court delivers serious blow over TV permits, gov't vows to fight on

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    The ruling that the government feared materialised late on Wednesday night, when the Council of State deemed that the recent tender leading to four bidders gaining TV licences and existing channels being prevented from continuing to broadcast was unconstitutional.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Tsipras ponders risking reshuffle to finish review on time, get debt talks going

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    There is growing speculation that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is on the verge of announcing a cabinet reshuffle with the aim of removing some ministers who are not deemed as being cooperative and increasing the government’s chances of concluding the programme review that began last week as soon as possible.

  • Photo by ECB via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/qhZVDy Athens looks to Draghi for positive signals on debt relief

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    It was mentioned almost as an afterthought. Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank President, reframed the ongoing debate on Greek debt relief, noting the ECB would draw its own conclusions on sustainability, wait for relief to be implemented, and then decide whether to include Greece in its quantitative easing programme.

  • Tsipras in Brussels prep for Obama trip

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    Ending an awkward week at home, Alexis Tsipras heads to meetings in Brussels that could ultimately define his term as prime minister.

    On the sidelines of a European Council, his talks on Thursday and Friday are with the EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker, French President Francois Hollande and Germany’s Angela Merkel.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Greek government faces hard labour dilemma

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    In the 14 months since signing Greece’s third bailout, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has stuck to a punishing schedule of unpopular changes.

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