Tsipras mulls options as creditors pile on pressure

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gathered some of his key ministers on Friday to discuss the government's next steps after lenders reportedly gave Athens until the evening to come up with counter-proposals that could help seal an agreement on its bailout.

Reports suggested that the Greek government is trying to find alternative fiscal measures to produce savings of some 500 million euros that would come from the scrapping of supplementary benefits for low-income pensioners (EKAS) and the revenues that wo...

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