Tsipras confident on pension cuts, reticent on snap electionsPoliticsGreek Politics
Amid renewed speculation about snap elections next year, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has insisted that his government will be able to come to an arrangement with the institutions over the pension cuts that are due to implemented in 2019 and then hold out for a full four-year term.
PM stands by Macedonia name deal, Kammenos continues to sow confusionPoliticsGreek Politics
Speaking to MEPs in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched a defence of his government and the European left, but the Macedonia name issue also featured heavily in his comments, as it did at home.
SYRIZA and ND go head-to-head over promises to lighten tax burdenPoliticsGreek Politics
As the inauguration of the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday approaches, the competition between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to win over voters with their pledges is heating up.
Tsipras and Mitsotakis gear up for economy pledges, with eyes on fiscal targetsPoliticsGreek Politics
As Alexis Tsipras finalises his speech for the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, his government is fending off accusations that the prime minister is preparing to make pre-election handouts and insists that any pledges made will be within the fiscal targets Greece has agreed with its lenders.
Mitsotakis plans cuts to pension contributions, aims to add private element to systemPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has set out some of the policies he plans to unveil at the Thessaloniki Expo in the coming days as the competition between the government and the opposition to win over voters gathers pace.
Coalition tweaks labour market, lines up more post-MoU changesPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is putting the finishing touches to the package of policy pledges he is due to make at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, but his government has already taken the first, partly symbolic, step in restoring workers’ rights.
Tax cuts set to lead package of post-MoU pledges by TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras is preparing to play one of his final political cards ahead of the next elections by presenting a package of tax cuts and spending increases at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) this Saturday.
Parties take another look at granting vote to Greek expats
The Greek government has started consultation on changing voting procedures to enable Greeks abroad to vote remotely in national elections.
Tsipras to set out path for new cabinet as pension discussion loomsPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras will chair the first meeting of his new cabinet on Friday after conducting a reshuffle that was greeted with little enthusiasm within government ranks and derision among the opposition parties.
SYRIZA elects new secretary as Tsipras sets stage for election contestPoliticsGreek Politics
The stage is set for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to take the next step in his effort to recharge SYRIZA after his choice for party secretary, Interior Minister Panos Skourletis, was elected by an overwhelming majority on Monday.