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New Democracy vice-president: Tsipras reshuffles cabinet to give his cronies jobs
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New Democracy vice-president: Tsipras reshuffles cabinet to give his cronies jobs

chris1 - Nov 06, 2016

In a Corfu press conference Saturday, the vice-president of New Democracy, Adonis Georgiadis, said: “Yesterday’s reshuffle confirmed all of New Democracy’s fears. The same people were recycled,with…

New Democracy leader to tour Zakynthos on Wednesday
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New Democracy leader to tour Zakynthos on Wednesday

Panos - Aug 23, 2016

The President of New Democracy and main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to visit the island of Zakynthos on Wednesday, where he has arranged to meet…

Mitsotakis: Israel is a strategic partner for Greece
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Mitsotakis: Israel is a strategic partner for Greece

chris1 - Jul 10, 2016

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, president of Greece’s major opposition party, New Democracy (ND), met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin during his official 3-day visit in Israel, Sunday. Mitsotakis said…

PM Tsipras to meet with Mitsotakis on constitution revision and electoral law
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PM Tsipras to meet with Mitsotakis on constitution revision and electoral law

chris1 - Jun 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet on Thursday with leader of main opposition New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis to discuss the constitutional revision and the electoral law. Earlier,…

New Democracy to oppose development bill in House
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New Democracy to oppose development bill in House

chris1 - Jun 12, 2016

New Democracy is going to vote against the development bill submitted to Parliament recently by the government, despite some high-ranking party members feeling that the conservatives should…

Tsipras poised to discuss changes to electoral law
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Tsipras poised to discuss changes to electoral law

chris1 - Jun 12, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras plans to meet opposition leaders in the coming weeks to discuss possible changes to Greece’s electoral law, Dailyhellas understands, with the government hoping…

New Democracy strongly criticizes Turkey’s plans for Koran readings in Hagia Sophia
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New Democracy strongly criticizes Turkey’s plans for Koran readings in Hagia Sophia

chris1 - Jun 05, 2016

The decision of Turkey to allow Koran readings in Hagia Sophia was strongly criticized by main opposition New Democracy, which noted in a statement that Hagia Sophia…

Tsipras lashes out at New Democracy
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Tsipras lashes out at New Democracy

chris1 - May 22, 2016

SYRIZA leader and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras started his speech lashing out at New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The prime minister accused Mitsotakis of talking about reforms, but…

New Democracy sees political contest hotting up from September
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New Democracy sees political contest hotting up from September

chris1 - May 15, 2016

New Democracy is looking to renew from September its drive to convince voters that it is a better option to the current coalition. The cohesion of the…

New Democracy to adopt more aggressive opposition strategy
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New Democracy to adopt more aggressive opposition strategy

makis - May 04, 2016

The leader of the main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis intends to adopt a more aggressive strategy against the coalition government, with the controversial tax and pension system…

New Democracy eight points ahead of SYRIZA in new poll
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New Democracy eight points ahead of SYRIZA in new poll

Sokratis - Apr 02, 2016

New Democracy has increased its lead over ruling SYRIZA to eight points, according to a survey conducted by the University of Macedonia on behalf of Skai TV…

Mitsotakis grapples with ND’s dire finances
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Mitsotakis grapples with ND’s dire finances

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

Having taken over the New Democracy leadership after his surprise win in the conservatives’ January 20 elections and subsequently met with other party leaders, Kyriakos Mitsotakis now…

Ol. Gerovassili accuses New Democracy of their stance on TV licences tender
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Ol. Gerovassili accuses New Democracy of their stance on TV licences tender

Panos - Jan 20, 2016

Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili on Wednesday accused New Democracy party of their stance on the tender for television licenses. "The main opposition party defends the old and…

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 vying for votes to consider how to…

Mitsotakis seen on way to surprise win in New Democracy leadership vote
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Mitsotakis seen on way to surprise win in New Democracy leadership vote

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Former administrative reform minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was seen springing a surprise by winning Sunday’s vote for the New Democracy leadership. With around half of the votes counted,…

New Democracy supporters go to polls to elect new leader
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New Democracy supporters go to polls to elect new leader

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

New Democracy supporters were voting in the final round of the party’s leadership election on Sunday. Evangelos Meimarakis and Kyriakos Mitsotakis are battling it out for the…

Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day
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Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The two candidates for the leadership of New Democracy, Vagelis Meimarkais and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, sent their final message to ND’s supporters with less than 24 hours to…

Meimarakis-Mitsotakis tension over ND leadership escalates
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Meimarakis-Mitsotakis tension over ND leadership escalates

ilias1 - Dec 26, 2015

With just over two weeks left for the second round of elections for a new President in New Democracy, the two candidates have begun to escalate their…

ND leadership election campaigns enter final stretch
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ND leadership election campaigns enter final stretch

ilias1 - Dec 11, 2015

Only nine days are left until New Democracy’s elections for a new leaded and the four candidates – Evangelos Meimarakis, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Apostolos Tzitzikostas and Adonis Georgiadis…

New Democracy chooses Vodafone to conduct leadership election
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New Democracy chooses Vodafone to conduct leadership election

Sokratis - Dec 05, 2015

Main opposition New Democracy selected Vodafone Greece as the company to conduct the party leadership elections called for December 20, the party announced on Friday. The party…