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Is Berlin prepared for a new government in Greece?

Jens Bastian via Macropolis | The German government’s view of the candidates for prime minister ahead of Greece’s early elections on July 7 is rather ambiguous. This is largely due to the fact that PM Tsipras has undergone a remarkable political transition in office. His efforts at staging various policy U-turns over the course of the past four years have led to an impressive reassessment in Berlin of his term as Greek prime minister.


Election Watch: What are Greeks voting for?

By Nick Malkoutzis at Macropolis | Rarely has Greece gone into an election period with so many pieces in flux as it is now. The only thing we know for sure about the 20 September ballot is that we really can’t be sure of much.