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Reshuffle on the cards as PM seeks new governmental recipe

The negative result for ruling center-right New Democracy on Sunday, coupled with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' decision to cancel his visit to Jordan scheduled for Tuesday, and to appear instead on Alpha TV's main newscast, demonstrates an intent to practice what he preached about a "new starting point," in which a reshuffle can be a key part.

Better to talk than have finger on trigger, Mitsotakis says

Greece's relations with Turkey appear to have entered a period of relative calm, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday, ahead of his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, adding that "it's better to talk than to constantly have our finger on the trigger."

Poll finds Dendias is top-rated minister

Defense Minister Nikos Dendias is considered the most successful government minister (32%), according to the second part of a poll conducted by Alco on behalf of Alpha TV.

He is followed by the ministers of education, Kyriakos Pierrakakis (12%), citizen protection, Michalis Chrysochoidis (10%), health, Adonis Georgiades (8%), and finance, Kostis Hatzidakis (4%).

Rising prices top concern for Greeks, poll shows

The rising cost of household essentials weighs heaviest on Greeks' minds, according to a new public opinion poll, which found that 30% of respondents have cut back on basic shopping by "a lot" and 43% by "quite a lot." Just 7% of respondents said they have not pared down their shopping list "at all" and 19% said they have done so "slightly," the poll conducted by Alco on behalf of Alpha TV show

Poll gives ND 21.7-point lead

With the election looming, conservative New Democracy has a 21.7-percentage point lead over main opposition SYRIZA, according to a poll of voter intentions based on expected valid votes conducted by Alco on behalf of Alpha TV and presented on Monday evening.