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Greek PM: 'We are Under Pressure, but also have Political Momentum'

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday addressed his cabinet saying that the agreement with creditors is "defendable" and that the International Monetary Fund "did not succeed in fully meeting any of its targets." Tsipras said that the IMF had...

Greek Government Stops All Hirings in the Public Sector

There will be no new job appointments and recruitment in the Greek public sector in 2016, since the relevant cabinet act was extended until December 31, 2017. The decision wastaken due to the austerity measures imposed on the country...

Greek PM Tsipras to Cabinet: "Delays Can't Be Excused"

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras asked his cabinet to accelerate government work and underlined 11 necessary actions that should be legislated immediately. Tsipras talked to his cabinet on Wednesday in the last meeting for 2015 stressing that "delay's can't...

New Greek Government: The Complete Breakdown of Greece's New Cabinet

The new Greek cabinet, which was announced on Tuesday evening, includes new ministries and familiar faces. The delayed announcement made by government spokesperson Olga Gerovasili at almost midnight revealed that most of the ministerial posts are held by the same people who were in...

Tsipras: Abolition of Tax Exemption for Greek Cabinet and Parliament Members

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced the abolition of tax exemptions for cabinet and parliament members, public utility company directors and independent administrative authority directors. Tsipras met with State Minister for Administrative Reform issues Christoforos Vernardakis, Deputy Minister for the...

Greek Government Announces Cabinet Reshuffle

 The Greek government announced a cabinet reshuffle on Friday evening, after multiple delays. The new administration is the following: – Prime Minister: Alexis Tsipras – Government Vice President: Giannis Dragasakis – State Ministry: State Minister Nikos Pappas, Transparency Minister Panagiotis Nikoloudis, Government Work Coordination Minister Alekos Flabouraris, Deputy...

Greek PM Tsipras Optimistic Over Negotiation Outcome

A cabinet meeting chaired by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took place in Athens late on Thursday with the focus mainly on developments in the negotiation with the country's creditors, the efforts to reach an agreement over the next days, the...

Who Is Who in the New Greek Government

After the January 25 national election, the Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rushed to form the country's cabinet as soon as possible in order to start working on the reforms he promised during the pre-election campaign. The new...

Greek PM Tsipras in First Cabinet Meeting: We are a Government of Social Salvation

We are a social salvation government, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday in his speech at the first cabinet meeting of his government. The Prime Minister underlined there is a four-year reform plan; he noted he would work for...

Greece's New Govt Sworn-in With Both Religious and Civil Ceremonies

The members of the new Greek cabinet were sworn-in earlier today in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, at the Presidential Palace in downtown Athens, Greece . The new cabinet consists of 40 Ministers, Deputy Ministers...