Mitsotakis leans on economic performance in bid to clinch local election dominance
Clash over institutional interference primes political mood ahead of local elections
Kasselakis starts to open up as early polls show little impact on public opinion so far
Government paves way for major U-turn on migration as opposition warns of interference in regulators
Government faces new storm test as Kasselakis sweeps through SYRIZA
Kasselakis names core backers for key party posts amid questions over party unity
Tsipras wins domestic support for pension bonus but key struggles lie abroad
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday boosted by broad support in Greek Parliament for his controversial pledge for a Christmas bonus to 1.6 million pensioners and knowing that he has put main opposition party New Democracy in a tricky position.
In a vote on Thursday evening, 195 MPs approved the amendment allowing 617 million euros to be distributed among pensioners who earn less than 850 euros per month, with the retirees on the lowest incomes receiving the most. PASOK, the Communist Party an...
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