Greek government-debt crisis

Samaras to unveil growth plan, shift to less aggressive pre-election tactics

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is on Saturday to unveil a ?national plan for growth and reforms? in a bid to indicate that his administration is the best bet for security and improved prospects and attract more undecided voters ahead of critical snap polls on January 25.

Former Independent Greeks deputy to run with SYRIZA

A former Independent Greeks lawmaker, Rachil Makri, will be running with leftist SYRIZA in the elections of January 25, it was announced on Friday.

Makri, who was ousted from the nationalist party in November after a rift with leader Panos Kammenos and other members of the right-wing, anti-bailout party, will be running for MP of Kozani in northern Greece.