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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…

ND spokesman Georgiadis apologizes for anti-Semitic comments in past
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ND spokesman Georgiadis apologizes for anti-Semitic comments in past

makis - Jan 27, 2017

Prominent New Democracy MP and party vice-president Adonis Georgiadis on Friday posted a statement on Facebook to apologize to the Jewish people for his intolerance towards them…

Mitsotakis out to sway undecided, disaffected voters
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Mitsotakis out to sway undecided, disaffected voters

chris1 - Nov 13, 2016

Buoyed by recent opinion polls giving it a comfortable lead, conservative main opposition New Democracy party has launched a drive to sway disenchanted SYRIZA supporters as well…

Poll shows PM, gov’t popularity in free fall
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Poll shows PM, gov’t popularity in free fall

Panos - Nov 08, 2016

The popularity of Greece’s left-wing prime minister is in free fall, according to a poll published late Monday which also showed opposition New Democracy extending its lead…

New Democracy dismissive of new coalition government cabinet
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New Democracy dismissive of new coalition government cabinet

makis - Nov 07, 2016

The spokesperson for main opposition party Giorgos Koumoutsakos argued that the new government cabinet is “far lower than the expectations” and that “nothing can change”. Mr. Koumoutsakos…

New Democracy MPs file lawsuit over TV license tender
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New Democracy MPs file lawsuit over TV license tender

makis - Sep 23, 2016

A number of MPs from the main opposition party have filed a lawsuit at the Supreme Court against everyone responsible for the recent television license tender. Among…

New Democracy banking on TV licenses for early elections
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New Democracy banking on TV licenses for early elections

makis - Sep 20, 2016

The main opposition party New Democracy has repeatedly called for early general elections and is banking on implication in the television license tender to force the coalition…

New Democracy slams government over Attica Bank developments
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New Democracy slams government over Attica Bank developments

makis - Sep 16, 2016

The main opposition party has lashed out against the coalition government over the raid on the home of Yannis Stournaras, claiming that it is attempting to manipulate…

ND slams Tsipras for comment on pending court ruling on TV license auction
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ND slams Tsipras for comment on pending court ruling on TV license auction

Panos - Sep 12, 2016

The main conservative opposition New Democracy has slammed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for a comment during his press conference in Thessaloniki on Sunday when he indicated that…

New Democracy leader repeats call for general elections
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New Democracy leader repeats call for general elections

makis - Aug 31, 2016

The President of New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis argued that a political change is necessary for the country’s recovery, repeating his call for early elections. Mr. Mitsotakis made…