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Hatzidakis: New Democracy has the chance to show it stays away from the populist bubbles

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

The programme of New Democracy is a chance for the party to show that it stays away from the populist…

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Skourletis: The government is in favour of investments, but on conditions

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

The government is in favour of investments, but with terms and conditions, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis said in…

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SYRIZA’s political secretariat to convene on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

SYRIZA's political secretariat will convene on Tuesday, at 18:00, at party offices. Labour Minister George Katrougalos will attend the meeting.

PM Tsipras to meet newly elected New Democracy leader Mitsotakis on Tuesday
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PM Tsipras to meet newly elected New Democracy leader Mitsotakis on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have his first meeting with newly elected New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday, at…

Pavlopoulos raises war reparations issue during dinner with Gauck
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Pavlopoulos raises war reparations issue during dinner with Gauck

makis - Jan 18, 2016

Raising the issue of WWII war reparations in statements after his meeting with German President Joachim Gauck in Berlin on…

Hatzidakis, Georgiadis appointed ND vice presidents
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Hatzidakis, Georgiadis appointed ND vice presidents

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Former ministers Costis Hatzidakis and Adonis Georgiadis have been appointed New Democracy vice presidents following the election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

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EU Commissioner Avramopoulos meets New Democracy leader Mitsotakis

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The issue of migration, the changes in New Democracy and the Greek economy dominated a meeting between EU Commissioner for…

Centrist Potami needs shake-up to survive, says MP
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Centrist Potami needs shake-up to survive, says MP

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

The election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis as New Democracy leader has prompted opposition parties with whom the conservatives now may be…

IMF decision on third Greek bailout could take until second quarter
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IMF decision on third Greek bailout could take until second quarter

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

t may take the International Monetary Fund until the second quarter to decide on whether to take part in a…

PM Tsipras to meet Mitsotakis on Tuesday after election win
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PM Tsipras to meet Mitsotakis on Tuesday after election win

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged to meet with the newly-elected president of the main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

Greece signs deal with German state to fight tax evasion
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Greece signs deal with German state to fight tax evasion

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

With his government flagging in opinion polls and protests against planned pension reforms growing, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seeking…

Pavlopoulos to visit Berlin, Frankfurt
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Pavlopoulos to visit Berlin, Frankfurt

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will be in Germany Monday and Tuesday for an official visit, on the invitation of his…

ND takes lead in second survey under new chief
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ND takes lead in second survey under new chief

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

A second opinion poll showing New Democracy ahead of ruling SYRIZA following the election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the new…

Mitsotakis looking for ‘spark’ from US Greeks
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Mitsotakis looking for ‘spark’ from US Greeks

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is putting together his frontline teams after being elected last Sunday, has called on…

Cyprus president spurns haste in peace talks
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Cyprus president spurns haste in peace talks

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

Cyprus' president on Friday sought to tone down what he called “excessive optimism” that ongoing talks aimed at reunifying the…

Public sector reform bill on its way to Parliament
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Public sector reform bill on its way to Parliament

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

A bill introducing a new evaluation scheme for civil servants, as well as other public sector reforms, is due to…

Canadian investments are welcome to Greece, says State Minister Pappas
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Canadian investments are welcome to Greece, says State Minister Pappas

ilias1 - Jan 16, 2016

State Minister Nikos Pappas met on Friday with the ambassador of Canada to Greece Keith Morrill at Maximos mansion. Pappas…

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ND leader says the government is punishing those who work

ilias1 - Jan 16, 2016

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis criticized the government for crushing the self-employed those who have just entered the workforce and…

PM Tsipras and Athens mayor discuss ‘solutions for Athens’
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PM Tsipras and Athens mayor discuss ‘solutions for Athens’

ilias1 - Jan 16, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday received Athens Mayor George Kaminis for a meeting to discuss the city's problems and…

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Farmers launch protests, block roads in opposition to planned pension reforms

ilias1 - Jan 16, 2016

Farmers throughout Greece on Friday launched protest actions and tractor rallies to show their opposition to proposed pension reforms that…