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ND deputies table question demanding info on level of pension cuts in Greece for 2019
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ND deputies table question demanding info on level of pension cuts in Greece for 2019

Panos - May 08, 2018

The government is apparently shying away from a bevy of recent high-profile comments by ministers and government officials over a possible "renegotiation" with creditors over the looming…

ND still holds double-digit percentage point lead over SYRIZA: poll
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ND still holds double-digit percentage point lead over SYRIZA: poll

Panos - Jan 15, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party continued to field a double-digit percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest opinion poll results published on Sunday, although…

Main opposition: More pension cuts in 2018, 2019 on the heels of earlier reductions
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Main opposition: More pension cuts in 2018, 2019 on the heels of earlier reductions

Panos - Jan 04, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party this week again stepped up its pressure against the embattled leftist-rightist coalition government, touching on a particularly sensitive topic, namely, what…

ND leader: 2018 should ‘turn page’ for austerity-weary Greeks
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ND leader: 2018 should ‘turn page’ for austerity-weary Greeks

makis - Jan 01, 2018

Conservative New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis indicated in his New Year's message that 2017 was a tough year for Greeks and that the leftist-led government had done…

ND criticises, but will vote in favor of 1.4 bln€ ‘social dividend’ after all
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ND criticises, but will vote in favor of 1.4 bln€ ‘social dividend’ after all

Panos - Nov 15, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Tuesday continued its scathing attack against an announcement by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, a day earlier, to dole out…

ND: Only result of Tsipras’ meetings in Washington so far is pricey deal to upgrade warplanes
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ND: Only result of Tsipras’ meetings in Washington so far is pricey deal to upgrade warplanes

Panos - Oct 18, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Tuesday charged that the only “tangible” result of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ highly touted meeting with US President Donald…

Latest poll: ND leads SYRIZA by 13%
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Latest poll: ND leads SYRIZA by 13%

makis - Sep 25, 2017

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) holds a 13% point lead over ruling leftist party SYRIZA in the latest poll conducted by the University of Macedonia (PAMAK).…

ND calls for watchdog to act over suspect opinion poll
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ND calls for watchdog to act over suspect opinion poll

makis - Sep 19, 2017

New Democracy called on Tuesday on Greece’s broadcasting watchdog to ensure that the law is upheld when opinion polls are conducted and published. The conservatives complained to…

ND asks for student union head’s resignation over exam cheats
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ND asks for student union head’s resignation over exam cheats

makis - Sep 12, 2017

New Democracy on Tuesday asked for the resignation of the head of its affiliated student union (DAP) at the University of Patra, in western Greece, after he…

ND demands explanations after paper claims Tsipras asked for Venezuela help in 2013 in case of future Grexit
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ND demands explanations after paper claims Tsipras asked for Venezuela help in 2013 in case of future Grexit

Panos - Jul 31, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Sunday demanded explanations over what it calls relations between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Venezuela, following a same-day front-page newspaper…

ND submits motion for special inquiry into involvement of Defence Minister Kammenos in Noor-1 affair
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ND submits motion for special inquiry into involvement of Defence Minister Kammenos in Noor-1 affair

makis - Jul 06, 2017

Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND) has submitted a proposal for the setting up of a special parliamentary committee to investigate the involvement of Defence Minister…

Close aide to Varoufakis: Greek govt in 2015 was preparing vouchers to partially replace euro payments
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Close aide to Varoufakis: Greek govt in 2015 was preparing vouchers to partially replace euro payments

Panos - Jul 06, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Wednesday pounced on a same-day press report referring to eyebrow-raising claims by a former close associate of one-time Greek finance…

PM rejects proposal by ND leader for special inquiry regarding Defence Minister Kammenos over Noor-1 case
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PM rejects proposal by ND leader for special inquiry regarding Defence Minister Kammenos over Noor-1 case

makis - Jul 05, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras unleashed a scathing attack against the leader of Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during the former’s address in the Greek…

ND accuses government of allowing anarchy and lawlessness in Athens
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ND accuses government of allowing anarchy and lawlessness in Athens

makis - Jun 30, 2017

Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND) blasted the Greek government over Thursday night’s riots in the district of Exacrhia in Athens. ND issued a statement harshly…

Wide ND lead over SYRIZA party unchanged, according to latest poll; heated unofficial reax by govt
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Wide ND lead over SYRIZA party unchanged, according to latest poll; heated unofficial reax by govt

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party enjoys a seven-percentage-point lead over ruling SYRIZA party in the latest opinion poll result, which was published on Sunday by the…

Tsipras sentenced Greece with fourth memorandum, says ND spokesman
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Tsipras sentenced Greece with fourth memorandum, says ND spokesman

ilias1 - Apr 30, 2017

Alexis Tsipras sentenced the country with a fourth memorandum without funding and turned his own failures and his personal political defeat into misery for our people, stated…

ND blasts Turkey for unacceptable statement against Greek President
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ND blasts Turkey for unacceptable statement against Greek President

makis - Mar 09, 2017

Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND) harshly criticised the Turkish Foreign Ministry for its unacceptable and demeaning statement against Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. “The unacceptable statement…

New Democracy MP dies of heart attack at age 63
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New Democracy MP dies of heart attack at age 63

makis - Feb 17, 2017

New Democracy MP and former minister Evangelos Basiakos died of a heart attack on Friday at the age of 63. ND leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he was…

ND leader meets with Merkel in Berlin
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ND leader meets with Merkel in Berlin

makis - Feb 13, 2017

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with New Democracy’s plan for extracting Greece from its ongoing crisis during a meeting in Berlin…

ND highlights apparent rift within gov’t over economic policy
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ND highlights apparent rift within gov’t over economic policy

Panos - Feb 02, 2017

In comments on Thursday following a heated session in Greece's Parliament the night before, opposition New Democracy spokesman Vassilis Kikilias drew attention to an apparent rift within…