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  • Photo via https://kinimaallagis.gr/ KINAL edges towards more central role in political developments

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    Centre-left KINAL appears to be moving onto the centre stage of Greek politics and becoming a greater factor in the calculations taking place ahead of the next elections, as evidenced by comments made by SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras in a TV interview and the findings of a new opinion poll.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphptos Government under fire for indecision on Covid measures

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    The government has put itself under more pressure, including criticism from friendly sources, because of prevaricating over what kind of measures to adopt in order to contain the pandemic.

  • Tsipras issues rare MP ouster, focusses on pinning ND down over ICU data

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    The government is making its fullest effort to dismiss or deflect the medical study that highlighted how much the health system is struggling to cope with Covid, while SYRIZA is trying to exploit it to the maximum but is open to the party’s customary communications slip-ups.

  • By Natasha Pandazopoulou/Fosphotos Health service weakness highlighted as Covid deaths hit record high and research points to ICU disparity

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    Greece registered a record number of 130 daily Covid-related deaths on Tuesday. The grim news was followed by the publication of research by leading Greek experts which highlighted the low tolerance the Greek health system has to a high case load during the pandemic and the higher mortality among seriously ill patients who are hospitalised outside of Athens or do not have access to intensive care.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Opposition renews attack on government over hospital capacity

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    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s announcement of fines for unvaccinated over-60s has further widened the divide between government and opposition on the handling of the pandemic, as cases appear to fall but hospitalisations continue to surge.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos SYRIZA squeezes govt over relationship with media

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    Greek Parliament debated on Friday SYRIZA’s proposal, backed by other opposition parties as well, for an inquiry into almost 40 million euros handed out by the government to local media firms, which New Democracy’s rivals claim was a thinly disguised attempt to influence coverage in the conservatives’ favour.

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