Alexis Tsipras

Mistrust has grown

The agreement between Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos was a dead letter even before the latter acknowledged the deal was at a "dead end."

Unfortunately, yet another opportunity for the separation of the Church of Greece and the state, which would have been of mutual benefit for both sides, has fallen by the wayside. 

Amid confusion about poll timing, bills to go to House

Although Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other government officials continue to insist publicly that general elections will take place in October, as scheduled, plans for a slew of bills targeting different social groups are to go to Parliament in the coming weeks, stoking speculation about snap polls.