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EU Gives Green Light for Tsipras’ Welfare Benefit Handouts

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' recent statements announcing the distribution of one-off welfare benefits totaling 1.4 billion euros are not in contradiction with what has...

Tsakalotos: Greece Likely not to Need Precautionary Credit Line After Program Ends

Greece and its creditors believe that the country will not need a precautionary credit line after its aid program is completed in August 2018,...

Judges and Prosecutors Accuse Government of Seeking to Manipulate Justice

The Union of Judges and Prosecutors, in a harsh announcement issued on Sunday, accused the government of "systematically attempting the complete subjugation and manipulation...

German FinMin: It was the Greek Gov’t that Chose to Cut Pensions

It was the Greek government that chose to cut pensions to meet fiscal targets, not the creditors' suggestion, German Finance Minister Wofgang Schaeuble said...

Greek Government Continues Contradicting Messaging Regarding Uninsured Vehicles

The state's confusing messaging on whether or not owners of uninsured vehicles will have to pay the 250 euro stamp duty became even more...

German FinMin Schaeuble: Greek Government Insists on Burdening the Weak

Wolfgang Schaeuble, criticized the Greek government on Thursday, stressing that Athens has "made progress, but its political leadership insists on putting the weight on...

Greece Striving for Solution by June 15, PM Tsipras Says

The Greek government is striving for a comprehensive solution on June 15, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told reporters on Monday, after a joint press...

Gov’t Spokesman Tzanakopoulos Dismisses Reports on Extra Measures in 2018

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) revised projections for the 2016 primary surplus is a positive development, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos on Thursday said during...

Government Sources: We Support the Stability and Democracy in Turkey

Athens sent a message in support of the stability and democracy in Turkey underlining that Greece wants a Turkey that will support dialogue and...

There are Still Some Thorns that Prevent Agreement, Say EU Sources

European sources on Thursday said that progress has been recorded in the deliberations between the Greek government and the institutions, noting that there are...

ΙMF’s Rice: Progress Made in Talks With Greece, Work Still Required

Progress has been made in the ongoing negotiations between the Greek government and the representatives of the institutions in Brussels but “more work will...

Greek Energy Minister to Join Greek Negotiating Team in Brussels

  Energy and Environment Minister George Stathakis will join the Greek negotiating team in Brussels, ministry sources told the Athens-Macedonian news Agency on Tuesday, without...

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