Mitsotakis keeps cool over white collar crime claims as poll delivers new boostPoliticsGreek Politics
Alleged white collar crime topped the agenda during Prime Minister’s Question Time in the Greek Parliament on Friday, a few hours after New Democracy was buoyed by another opinion poll showing it continues to be in a honeymoon period with voters.
Constitutional changes and Tsipras's leadership under scrutinyPoliticsGreek Politics
The discussion about the changes to Greece’s constitution are in full flow ahead of next week’s vote on the revision, which is set to decouple the election of the country’s president from possible snap general elections.
Asylum bill passes as SYRIZA turns up heat on MitsotakisPoliticsGreek Politics
The government’s attempt to overhaul Greece’s asylum system with the main aim of speeding up the returns of those not eligible for protection has been approved by Parliament but continues to stoke political controversy.
SYRIZA launches membership drive but still struggles with 2015 backwashPoliticsGreek Politics
SYRIZA’s attempts to look to the future as it seeks to broaden its voter base have been somewhat overshadowed by the dragging up of the party’s problematic past.
Despite ongoing budget talks, ND eyes more relief measures in coming monthsPoliticsGreek Politics
Even though negotiations between Athens and the institutions regarding next year’s budget, and the potential fiscal gap, are continuing, New Democracy is targeting more relief measures this year and in 2020.
SYRIZA targets broader appeal as ND focuses on next billsPoliticsGreek Politics
SYRIZA has taken the next step in its gradual evolution following its 4.5 years in power and the hefty election defeat it suffered in July.
Tsipras puts first broad brushstrokes to SYRIZA's picture in oppositionPoliticsGreek Politics
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras attempted to set the tone for his party in opposition when he appeared at the Thessaloniki Expo over the weekend, ahead of internal meetings aimed at shaping the future of the left-wing grouping.
Mitsotakis to continue advertising change on latest EU trip, at Thessaloniki ExpoPoliticsGreek Politics
Moving on from Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last week, the government is focussing on the third leg of the Greek prime minister’s European tour and looking ahead to his appearance at the Thessaloniki Expo this weekend.
SYRIZA launches internal dialogue to tackle questions of identity, future directionPoliticsGreek Politics
Having established itself as a major force in Greek politics, SYRIZA stands at a crossroads in its future trajectory.
ND tries to stay on top of wildfire as court battle looms over Competition CommissionPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has cut short his brief summer holiday due to a large wildfire on the island of Evia, which is the first major test for his government in terms of crisis management.