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  • Greece looks for support as expectations for May 9 Eurogroup lowered

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to resume talks with Greek government officials on Tuesday, following the Easter break, but the country’s lenders appear to have already to set expectations low for any agreement on the bailout review by the extra Eurogroup on May 9.

  • Photo by Can Esenbel [www.mundanepleasure.com] Substantial ground for Greece and lenders to cover before May 9 Eurogroup

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    A Eurogroup meeting that will potentially be decisive for the conclusion of Greece’s bailout review is due to be held on May 9 but it is still not clear how Athens and its creditors will arrive at an agreement on the process of defining the extra 2 percent of GDP in standby measures needed for the negotiations to be wrapped up successfully.

  • Brussels attacks prompt fears in Athens over handling of refugee crisis

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Athens strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Brussels and expressed its “profound grief at this heinous crime” but is seriously concerned about the consequences this may have on the refugee crisis and especially on the implementation of the EU–Turkey deal secured in the Belgian capital last week.

  • European centre-left suggests door is closed to SYRIZA

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The head of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pitella, distanced himself on Thursday from the idea of SYRIZA joining the group, apparently leaving the Greek leftists somewhat isolated in terms of European politics.

  • A pro-euro alliance to challenge Tsipras?

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The possibility of Greece’s opposition parties combining forces to form a pro-European front for possible snap elections was revived on Wednesday but the possibilities of such an alliance remain slim.

  • Tsipras tries to switch focus from measures to need for survival in euro

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has made it clear that he believes the agreement reached with lenders in Brussels on Monday morning is a “bad deal” for Greece that his government “does not believe in” but that the country has no option but to accept it.

  • Photo by MacroPolis After marathon in Brussels, short sprints for Tsipras in Athens

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    After his marathon in Brussels, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras now has a series of short sprints to run in Athens as he tries to swiftly pass the legislation demanded by lenders, while ensuring that his government can continue functioning.

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