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Greece's Tsipras races to win support for tough reforms package

If satisfied, the European leaders would endorse the package on Sunday, averting a potential Grexit

Having won wide public support at the referendum and the subsequent backing of opposition parties, an emboldened Tsipras is expected to have an easier time facing down any resistance at home.


GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras raced on Thursday to shore up political support for a tough package of tax hikes and pension reforms due within hours if Athens is to win a new aid lifeline from creditors and avoid crashing out of the euro.

After readying the reforms with...

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