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Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Flagship pension reform hits snag over transition cost

The government has hit a stumbling block over its flagship pension reform because of concerns among Greece’s lenders regarding the cost of a transitioning to a new system for supplementary retirement pay.

Photo by Natasha Pantazopoulou/Fosphotos Measures set for a comeback as Covid cases climb

As the date approaches for the reopening of indoor dining and entertainment, the continuing surge in Covid-19 cases is widely expected to lead the government’s advisory committee to call for the reintroduction of some containment measures over the coming days.

Diplomatic drive turns to Ukraine and Libya, again

Greece’s foreign policy has focussed lately on building bridges and promoting cooperation from Northern Africa to the Black Sea with the aim of creating alliances which could act as counterbalance to Turkey’s policies in the same regions.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Covid rears its head again as ND reaches halfway point in tenure

Even though Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is trying to play down the government reaching the halfway point in its two-year term in office, the unofficial performance reviews being conducted by some politicians and the local media threaten to be overshadowed by growing concerns about a resurgence of the coronavirus just as Greece was looking forward to a more carefree and prosperous summer.

Photo by Pavlos Svoronos/Fosphotos Govt intent on making some relief measures permanent

The government appears set on the idea of making permanent some of the relief measures it has adopted since last year, while it also announced on Monday financial incentives for young Greeks to get vaccinated.

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