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EU Commission Concerned Over Greek Government's Handouts

The European Commission published its ''2019 Spring Package'' on Wednesday, in which it comments on the economic situation of every member state and proposes reforms to coordinate fiscal policy across the Union. For Greece, the Commission focuses on two main...

Exit Poll: Opposition New Democracy Wins EU Elections in Greece

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party is the clear winner of the European elections held on Sunday, according to the joint exit poll presented by Greece's major television stations at 19:00 local time. ND is expected to win between 32.5...

IMF Charges Tsipras' Relief Measures Are Moving in the Wrong Direction

Peter Dolman, the chief of the IMF delegation in Greece, said on Thursday that Greek Premier Tsipras' announced relief measures ''are moving in the wrong direction.'' Speaking at the third International Conference of the Economic Chamber of Greece, Dolman noted...

Athens' Henry Dunant Hospital To Return To Greece's National Healthcare System

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on Monday at Maximos Mansion in Athens with the managing director of Piraeus Bank and the president of the Onassis Foundation. The conference was called to examine the issue of buying out the...

Greek Parliament to Open Confidence Vote Debate on Wednesday

Following a meeting between the Speakers of the House in the Greek Parliament, the debate regarding a confidence vote in the government will begin on Wednesday. It was also announced on Monday that the final vote will be held...

Candidate for European Commission Presidency Timmermans Visits Greece

Frans Timmermans, the European Socialists' lead candidate (Spitzenkandidat) for the presidency of the European Commission has been in Athens since Sunday, attending the Movement for Change (KINAL) party conference and meeting with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras. Speaking at the KINAL...

Greek PM Tsipras Urges Progressives To Fight Against Far-Right in EU Elections

Speaking at Athens' Kivotos Theatre on Monday evening, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged all progressive political forces to fight against the far-right and neo-liberalism in the upcoming European elections in May. During an event where Tsipras exchanged views with...

Greece Raises Minimum Wage to €650, Nixes Sub-Minimum for Under-25s

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Monday that the nation will raise its minimum wage to €650 ($745) per month, and his government will abolish the ''sub-minimum'' wage which has been paid to those under the age of 25. Tsipras declared...

Macedonia and the Practice of Democracy in Greece

My deepest respect goes to the Greek people who expressed their determination last Sunday to stand up against heinous political decisions. Tens of thousands of Greeks took part in the Syntagma Square demonstration, the largest such protest ever held...

Prespa Agreement Parliamentary Vote Expected on Thursday Night

The Parliamentary debate on the Prespa Agreement began on Wednesday morning, with the final vote projected to take place late Thursday night. As the state-run AMNA news agency reports, the vote is expected to be taken after midnight, in the early...