PM Tsipras calls opposition parties to rally behind government efforts

PM Tsipras calls opposition parties to rally behind government efforts

Tension in Parliament as New Democracy departed over Mrs. Konstantopoulou's presidency Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Monday evening discussion in Parliament, which the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called in order to inform the political...
Government aiming to replace ENFIA with Large Property Tax

Government aiming to replace ENFIA with Large Property Tax

Existence of second reform list revealed - No thoughts for "fat tax" or VAT hikes in alcohol and tobacco Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The government is aiming to replace the controversial real state “ENFIA” tax with a large property tax immediately, despite...
Possible “honest compromise” may escalate tension within SYRIZA

Possible “honest compromise” may escalate tension within SYRIZA

The Left Wave has called a nationwide conference to review the recent political developments Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The possibility of an “honest compromise” in the negotiations carried out in Brussels, as recently explained by Prime Minister...
Baltas and Kourakis clash over university entry exams

Baltas and Kourakis clash over university entry exams

Culture Minister and Alt Education Minister clash on exam difficulty and appointment of regional directors Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Minister of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs Aristides Baltas and the Alternate Minister of Education Tasos Kourakis...
Latest polls show Tsipras and Kammenos approval ratings on the rise

Latest polls show Tsipras and Kammenos approval ratings on the rise

Survey shows support for the government in the ongoing negotiations, as well an increased fear of a Grexit Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A recent survey carried out by the University of Macedonia for SKAI shows that the approval rating for Alexis Tsipras and...
Athens Stock Exchange opens with gains on Tuesday

Athens Stock Exchange opens with gains on Tuesday

General price index standing at 793.69, up by 2.5% - Ten-year bond yield at 11.16% Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with significant gains on Tuesday, with the general price index standing at 793.69 points...
Environmental disaster being carried out on Mount Menalo

Environmental disaster being carried out on Mount Menalo

Local residents protest waste being transferred to quarry in historic area, near hospital and water source Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The recent decision of the municipal authorities of Tripoli to begin transferring tons of waste to an old quarry on Mount Menalo...
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