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The 8 New Faces of the Greek Government: Tsipras Reshuffles Cabinet

Greece's SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government announced a cabinet reshuffle on Friday, changing faces at eight key posts. The mini-reshuffle came after thirty-eight SYRIZA lawmakers did not support Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' proposed bailout deal in the Greek Parliament vote on Wednesday. Tsipras accused his MPs,  among them three ministers who voted...

Samaras, Venizelos Slow Down The Shuffle

Meeting at Maximos Mansion on May 29, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his deputy and coalition partner, PASOK party leader Evangelos Venizelos, discussed their setbacks in May’s double elections, and set aside plans for a major Cabinet shake-up. After meeting for around...

Papademos Appoints New Development Minister

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos appointed Tuesday a new head to the Development Ministry, in changes prompted by the recent resignation of a minister in charge of Greece's police who is now running for the leadership of the socialist...