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Troika talks begin amid government tensions

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Deputy Premier Evangelos Venizelos are due to meet on Wednesday to discuss the negotiations with the troika, which began on Tuesday but were overshadowed by friction within the government
October 1, 2014

Gov't spokesperson: SYRIZA believes that it has a magician for leader

Government spokesperson Sofia Voultepsi referring late Saturday to SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras' speech in Thessaloniki stated "Alexis Tsipras at TIF (Thessaloniki International Fair) said that money exist".
September 14, 2014

Catatonic opposition

The leftist opposition, and like-minded parties, have cried wolf so many times that very few people take them seriously anymore.
Paschos Mandravelis: July 15, 2014

IMF warns of reform fatigue holding back Greece

Greece needs to improve the efficiency of its public sector dramatically to meet fiscal targets and avoid new austerity measures, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
Reuters: June 10, 2014

Economist named Greek finance minister in cabinet reshuffle

Greece's government named economist Gikas Hardouvelis as finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday, signalling an intent to keep up a difficult reform drive demanded by foreign lenders funding the country.
Reuters: June 9, 2014

New faces, same policies after reshuffle

By all accounts, the new government picked by Antonis Samaras will lead Greece to the next election, but the reshuffle is unlikely to be a game changer
Enet: June 10, 2014

Samaras radically reshuffles Cabinet

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Monday carried out a radical overhaul of his cabinet, replacing Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras with economist and former prime-ministerial adviser Gikas Hardouvelis and introducing different faces from both coalition parties.
eKathimerini: June 9, 2014

Reshuffle expected to be concluded on Wednesday

A reshuffle of the Greek government is expected to be concluded on Wednesday amid continued speculation over who will replace Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras in one of the crisis-hit country's most crucial posts, according to sources cited by Skai on Tuesday.
eKathimerini: June 3, 2014

Ahead of EU vote, local ballots to test Greek government

Ahead of EU elections on May 25, Greece's embattled government faces a first test in municipal and regional elections on Sunday as the country struggles to return to growth following years of economic crisis.
Ahram Online: May 16, 2014

PASOK chief warns poor election result for Olive Tree could undermine coalition

The stability of the Greek government will be put at risk if the center-left Olive Tree (Elia) alliance does not perform well in the May 25 European Parliament elections, PASOK leader and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos said Tuesday.
eKathimerini: May 7, 2014