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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…

ND completes public consultation over new program
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ND completes public consultation over new program

Sokratis - Aug 06, 2016

New Democracy announced on Saturday that the period of public consultation before the party begins to put together its program for governing has been completed. According to…

Parliament rejects New Democracy’s inquiry proposal for third bailout
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Parliament rejects New Democracy’s inquiry proposal for third bailout

makis - Jul 27, 2016

Amid major political tension on Tuesday evening, Parliament voted against the main opposition party’s proposal for launching an inquiry into the third bailout, capital controls and government-creditor…

Proposal by ND for panel to investigate Plan X, capital controls nixed
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Proposal by ND for panel to investigate Plan X, capital controls nixed

Panos - Jul 27, 2016

The coalition late Tuesday rejected a call by the main opposition party New Democracy for the creation of a parliamentary committee to probe the government’s drafting of…

New Democracy highly critical of Constitutional review proposal
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New Democracy highly critical of Constitutional review proposal

makis - Jul 26, 2016

The main opposition party New Democracy has essentially rejected the Constitutional review proposals presented by the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday, announcing that it will not…

ND: Govt allowing central Athens to turn into ‘den of anarchists’
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ND: Govt allowing central Athens to turn into ‘den of anarchists’

Panos - Jun 27, 2016

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Sunday evening launched into a new attack against the leftist Greek government, charging that it is allowing the center of…

ND begins internal discussion on revising Constitution
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ND begins internal discussion on revising Constitution

ilias1 - Jun 05, 2016

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday attended a presentation of nine proposals for a sweeping revision of Greece's Constitution, made by the party's coordinator…

New Democracy preparing constitutional review proposals
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New Democracy preparing constitutional review proposals

makis - Jun 02, 2016

The coordinator of New Democracy’s constitutional review proposals Kostas Tasoulas presented a draft plan of nine reforms to party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The proposals being developed involve:…