Tsipras makes new push to dominate Greek centre-leftPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras tried to give another push over the weekend to the centre-left alliance he is putting together for the European Parliament elections, although its true use may only become evident following the next national vote.
Only inconclusive poll result would prompt KINAL approach, suggests MitsotakisPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has played down the chances of governing with Movement for Change (KINAL) if his party wins the next elections, unless the result of the national vote does not hand the conservatives a clear majority.
In Skopje, Tsipras focuses on name deal positives as trademark issue loomsPoliticsForeign Policy
Athens believes that the first official visit by a Greek prime minister to North Macedonia went smoothly on Tuesday.
Tsipras visits Skopje to highlight name deal positives as implementation work continuesPoliticsForeign Policy
The beginning of a new era in bilateral relations between Greece and North Macedonia is the main aim of Alexis Tsipras’s trip to Skopje on Tuesday, which will be the first visit by a Greek premier to the neighboring country.
After local elections in Turkey, Athens hopes recent tension with Ankara will easePoliticsForeign Policy
Greece is hoping that the end of the campaigning linked to the local elections held in Turkey last weekend could lead to a de-escalation of recent tension between the two countries.
Mitsotakis targets undecided, young voters as he banks on anger to end SYRIZA's reignPoliticsGreek Politics
Speaking to his party’s MPs on Thursday, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mistotakis urged voters who are disgruntled with SYRIZA to use the European Parliament and local elections due on May 26 as an opportunity to vent their anger against the left-wing party.
SYRIZA set to name more MEP candidates, hoping for better resultsPoliticsGreek Politics
Having navigated Monday’s national holiday without major incident, SYRIZA is turning its focus to Tuesday’s meeting of its political secretariat and the announcement of the latest batch of candidates for European Parliament elections.
Athens set to press ahead with primary residence law despite differences with lendersEconomyProgramme
The Greek government appears set to table in Parliament on Friday the draft law for the new framework governing the protection of primary residences from foreclosure without necessarily first reaching an agreement with the institutions.
PM seeks to douse snap election talk, points to October pollsPoliticsGreek Politics
Amid growing speculation that Alexis Tsipras is thinking of rejecting the option of holding snap general elections in May, the prime minister has given the strongest public indication yet that he wants his government to see out its four-year term.
Tsipras tempted to ditch snap elections option and hold on until OctoberPoliticsGreek Politics
Although Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had lunch at his office on Saturday with some of SYRIZA’s candidates for the European Parliament elections, the media’s focus remains on the national vote and particularly the date it will be held.