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Greek coalition forced into cabinet reshuffle after benefits scandal

Housing benefit claims from labour minister embarrasses leftist-led government

The Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has been forced into an emergency cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of two ministers over housing benefit claims that have embarrassed Athens’ leftist-led coalition.

The new lineup was announced on Wednesday as a new round of compliance talks between the debt-stricken country and bailout creditors began.

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Source: gad