Third review agenda becoming more complex for TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
The third review began in earnest on Monday with the arrival of the technical teams representing Greece’s lenders and an agenda that seems to be broadening by the day.
Tsipras looks forward and puts emphasis on growth, MoU exitPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras completed his recent attempt to reinvigorate his government with a relatively low-key, but targeted, appearance at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).
Macron arrives in Athens, kindling government's hopesPoliticsGreek Politics
Within minutes of arriving in Greece on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron sketched out his vision for eurozone reform, which is one of the key reasons for the enthusiasm with which he is being received by the Greek government.
Tsipras invokes Andreas Papandreou as centre-left challenge simmersPoliticsGreek Politics
The efforts to reinvigorate the Greek centre-left look like they will have a knock-on effect on the rest of the country’s politics.
Tsipras seeks coalition makeover before review pressure ramps upPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras has continued his post-summer offensive with a promise to overhaul Greece’s public sector so it becomes more citizen- and business-friendly.
Tsipras looks to recovery, sidesteps review concernsPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras began on Tuesday his latest effort to focus attention on a positive narrative for Greece, which is a message he hopes that he can carry into the autumn.
Tsipras and Mitsotakis look for new impetus from Thessaloniki appearancesPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece’s two main parties, which have spent much of the last week arguing about the historic legacy of Nazism and Communism, are turning their attention to next month’s Thessaloniki International Fair.
Macron visit gives Tsipras chance to build ties, refocusPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is hoping that he can redirect the domestic debate and voters’ attention towards next year’s expected exit from the programme with the help of the early September visit to Greece by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Fires latest obstacle to coalition's momentum-building effortsPoliticsGreek Politics
The government and opposition continued to trade accusations over the recent forest fires on Thursday as the coalition struggled to play down the damage done by the blazes over the last few days.
Relief for coalition as wildfire threat subsidesPoliticsGreek Politics
Some pressure was taken off the government on Wednesday, when firefighters appeared to bring under control a large forest fire that had been burning for three days north of Athens.