Large rally over name issue ramps up pressure on TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government has vowed to continue negotiating with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) despite another large protest on this issue.
Political talks on name issue deepen divisions but PM eyes consensusPoliticsGreek Politics
Meetings between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and opposition leaders on Saturday over the Macedonia name talks did not yield any immediate signs of consensus between Greek politicians and worsened the divisions between SYRIZA and New Democracy.
Greek parties face fine balance as they discuss name issuePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was due to begin on Friday the process of informing Greek officials of the state of play in the talks with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) aimed at solving the longstanding name dispute between the two countries.
Tsipras and Mitsotakis head in opposite directions over talks with SkopjePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis took completely different paths over the Macedonia name issue on Wednesday in what appears will be a major political battleground between the government and the opposition over the months to come.
Thessaloniki rally highlights political complexities of addressing name issuePoliticsGreek Politics
A large rally in Thessaloniki on Sunday underlined that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have his work cut out to reach a settlement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the name dispute and that the issue still has the potential to impact on Greek politics.
Tsipras tries to secure church's support in Macedonia name talksPoliticsGreek Politics
The discussion about the Macedonian name issue, which began in earnest in New York this week, is gradually becoming a key factor in the domestic political scene.
SYRIZA looks towards bailout finishing line and beyondPoliticsGreek Politics
Following the vote on the multi-bill on Monday, the Greek government is taking stock of where things stand and trying to respond to MPs and party members regarding their concerns about the months to come.
Despite speculation, post-MoU credit line seems unlikelyEconomyProgramme
A meeting between officials from the European Central Bank, the Bundesbank, Bank of Greece and executives representing Greek lenders in Frankfurt on Monday has sparked speculation that Athens may opt for a precautionary credit line to support its exit from the programme in the summer.
Cabinet reshuffle and new bond issue coming up next for TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras moved on from Tuesday night’s successful multi-bill vote in Parliament by accepting the resignation of a deputy minister on Wednesday as the government turned its attention to its next steps after the conclusion of the third review.
Coalition approves multi-bill in Parliament, Tsipras picks up extra MPPoliticsGreek Politics
The coalition sailed through a vote on the vast multi-bill that it submitted to Parliament just last week despite various moments of friction within government ranks over the last few weeks.