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New Greek Cabinet Likely to Be Announced on Tuesday, Senior SYRIZA Source Says

Forming a government will be the first priority of new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, with the announcement and swearing-in of the new cabinet likely to be completed by Tuesday afternoon, a senior SYRIZA source said on Monday. In any case,...

SYRIZA Leader Tsipras: New Greek Govt to Negotiate With Creditors Until July

Greek main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras, addressing a press conference earlier today, dismissed suggestions that Greece will have to complete its international bailout program review by the end of February, saying that a SYRIZA-led government would have until July to...

SYRIZA MP Dragasakis: We Will Not Accept the February 28 Deadline

A SYRIZA government in Greece will demand time to serve democracy, therefore the party will decline the February 28 deadline, when the Greek support program expires, said earlier today SYRIZA MP and parliamentary candidate Giannis Dragasakis. During an interview with...

Greek FinMin Underperforming due to Elections

Everything in the Greek Finance Ministry, located at the very heart of Athens, in Syntagma Square, Greece , seems to have stopped ahead of the elections, putting at risk anything (major or minor) that has been achieved during the...

Greek FinMin Examining to Issue Treasury Bills to Secure 4.5 Bln Euros

Towards the emergency issuing of Greek treasury bills is directed the Finance Ministry in order to secure some 4.5 billion euros for the country’s government, which in the first quarter of 2015 needs to cover the payment of interest...

Greek Police on Alert for New Terrorist Attack

The Greek counter-terrorism unit suspect that the attack at the Israeli embassy on Friday was the prelude of another, larger terrorist strike. After ballistic tests determined that the two AK-47 rifles that fired at the Israeli embassy were the same guns that...

Greek Opposition Parties on the Presidential Vote and Stavros Dimas' Candidacy

Varied were the responses of the Greek opposition parties, following the announcement of the Presidential ballot dates as well as the Stavros Dimas candidacy proposed by the coalition government partners, Prime Minister and New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, and government...

Greek Govt Vice President: Negotiation with the Troika will be Completed

"Uncertainty downgrades not the government's but the country's position," underlined Greek Government Vice President and PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos in his article in a Greek Sunday newspaper. "The negotiation with the Troika will be completed, but we will not allow...

Troika Threatens Greece with Liquidity Suspension

  As reported by German financial review "Handelsblatt," the Troika of Greece’s lenders has threatened the country to suspend the provision of liquidity, unless an agreement is reached for the completion of the Greek program's final review. Such a development...

Greek Govt VP Venizelos: Political Uncertainty Makes Negotiation More Difficult

Political uncertainty is the country’s main issue, Greek government Vice President Evangelos Venizelos said on Friday addressing the Democratic Bloc Secretariat meeting. He explained that this uncertainty makes negotiation even more difficult and provides lenders with arguments, when the main...