Parliament debate yields little, wait for bailout tranche goes onPoliticsGreek Politics
A debate in Parliament on Monday which lasted more than seven hours failed to provide Greeks with a clearer picture about their immediate future as the government and opposition parties crossed swords.
PASOK launches attempt to form alliance that would rival SYRIZAPoliticsGreek Politics
PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata has initiated a process aimed at creating a new centre-left alliance that could compete with SYRIZA for votes in the future.
Some relief for coalition but bold claims about programme exit a concernPoliticsGreek Politics
The week ends with the government resolving two of the political headaches that troubled it over the past few days and with PM Alexis Tsipras in a confident mood about Greece’s prospects for returning to the bond markets.
Tsipras tries to resolve trash row as opposition goes on offensivePoliticsGreek Politics
The government looks set to overcome one of the domestic problems that has been troubling it over the last few days but others are likely to fester.
Tsipras makes PASOK opening amid domestic troublesPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has indicated that he is starting to make political plans for the period after Greece exits the programme in the summer of 2018.
Greeks underwhelmed by deal with lenders, stressing uphill task for TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
The size of the task facing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his government in trying to convince the Greek public that the agreement reached with the creditors provides a genuine opportunity for the country to exit the crisis was highlighted by a new poll published on Frida
Tsipras tries to keep government's eyes on the prizePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on his government to step up its work as he completed, ahead of this week’s European Council, a series of meetings designed to issue a positive message to the domestic audience following last week’s agreement at the Eurogroup.
Coalition guards unity as Tsipras briefs opposition leadersPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras concluded on Tuesday afternoon his round of meetings with opposition leaders to discuss last week’s Eurogroup decision as his government reacted angrily to suggestions that some of its ministers are blocking privatisations and other measures.
Coalition defends deal with lenders, opposition exerts pressurePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to step up his efforts to present last Thursday’s Eurogroup agreement in the best possible light, before he leaves for the European Council later in the week.
Tsipras eyes next step after mixed Eurogroup dealPoliticsGreek Politics
The government began on Friday the task of talking up the agreement that it reached with its creditors at the Eurogroup but immediately came under fire from the opposition.