"Greek people gave us a strong mandate to change Greece. We will honour it to the fullest," Kyriakos Mitsotakis says after taking his oath of office in a televised ceremony.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announces early polls following his party suffers a major loss in European Parliament elections, saying the result does not rise to the expectation.
Monitoring group says racist hate crimes have gone up 14 percent, with members of the far-right Golden Dawn movement often responsible.
Lawmakers will debate the draft name-change deal between Greece and Macedonia on Wednesday and Thursday before the vote as the country witnesses deep social division and protests over the issue.
Greece's top court is currently investigating claims that the Golden Dawn, a far-right group and the country's third-largest party, is behind attacks on refugees and migrants in Athens.
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