Complexities of post-election cooperation laid bare
PASOK's Androulakis eyes kingmaker role as margin between main players shrinks
PM targets elections in May as polls show outcome is finely balanced
ND poll losses reignite discussions of post-election coalition
Mitsotakis targets public sector malaise as MPs scrutinise railway safety
New Democracy pins hopes on minimum wage hike to reverse poll losses
Tsipras calls snap elections after heavy defeat that puts ND on course for clear majority
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap elections on Sunday after SYRIZA suffered a heavy defeat in the European Parliament elections, making it virtually impossible for him to hold on until the end of the government’s term in September.
New Democracy was on course late on Sunday to win the European Parliament vote by around 9 percentage points, which was a much wider margin than SYRIZA officials (and perhaps those in the opposition party as well) had expected.
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