Greek PM rejects EU criticism of pre-vote benefits
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday rejected EU criticism of tax cuts announced ahead of next month's election, warning voters that austerity could return if he loses.
What happened in Greece?
Syriza, Greece’s ruling party, is headed for electoral defeat, and to minimise the impact, the party may call early elections. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras narrowly won a confidence vote in January, averting snap elections, but ever since his party became a minority government, the stability of his country has been at risk. Almost like we…
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