Results 81 to 90 out of 2645.

Government struggles to shake off impact of wildfires

As the massive wildfire in Evros, northeastern Greece, continues to burn, the government and opposition are preparing for two key set-piece events in the coming days, which they hope will revive their fortunes after what turned out to be a difficult summer for both, for different reasons.

Image: MacroPolis Government tries to mount defence against criticism about wildfires

The visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Athens on Friday provided his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis with some respite from the pressure being piled on his government by the fallout from devastating wildfires, but the opposition seems determined to put New Democracy on the spot over its handling of the situation during this summer.

Mati Raging fires and deaths force government onto defensive, create dangerous mix

In a bid to fend off the growing political criticism it has suffered as wildfires batter the country, the government has pledged to hold a leaders’ debate about how the Greek authorities have dealt with the challenge this summer after more destruction was caused on Tuesday and 18 people lost their lives.

Government dampens expectations for handouts in PM's speech

In less than three weeks, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will attempt to set the tone for his government’s second term in office, when he delivers the keynote speech to mark the opening of this year’s Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), but aides have started to dial down expectations that the address will be an opportunity for the PM to make significant economic pledges.

Photo via https://flic.kr/p/GG7K6F Govt looks to tax bonanza for autumn handouts announcement

The government appears confident that it has enough ammunition in the budget to announce another round of support measures, which it hopes will demonstrate that it is determined to tackle the ongoing cost-of-living crisis.

Results 81 to 90 out of 2645.