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Latest quarterly report by Parliament’s Budget Office under new SYRIZA appointee released
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Latest quarterly report by Parliament’s Budget Office under new SYRIZA appointee released

Panos - May 08, 2018

The first report by Parliament's independent Budget Office under its new head, former SYRIZA government official Frangiskos Kountetakis, contains warningus over the possibility of an economic "derailment"…

The working class moves against Greece’s Syriza government
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The working class moves against Greece’s Syriza government

Panos - Jan 19, 2018

This week, tens of thousands of workers in key industries in Greece took strike action against European Union (EU) austerity measures imposed by the Syriza (Coalition of…

SYRIZA youth asks visitors if they would steal from supermarkets!
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SYRIZA youth asks visitors if they would steal from supermarkets!

makis - Mar 21, 2017

A questionnaire handed out by SYRIZA youth to its members and visitors attending the youth conference has caused some controversy. One of the questions included in the…

SYRIZA MP admits comment that ERT TV is ‘tragic’ was exaggerated
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SYRIZA MP admits comment that ERT TV is ‘tragic’ was exaggerated

makis - Mar 06, 2017

SYRIZA parliamentary spokesman and lawmaker Nikos Xydakis on Monday admitted to having exaggerated when he said that the state-run ERT broadcaster is “tragic.” “I respect and honor…

As Tsakalotos seeks to restart review, PM must keep lid on SYRIZA dissent
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As Tsakalotos seeks to restart review, PM must keep lid on SYRIZA dissent

Sokratis - Jan 21, 2017

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos is bracing for a Eurogroup summit on Thursday where he is expected to present a set of concessions on thorny issues that have…

SYRIZA officials prevented from laying wreath at Thessaloniki university
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SYRIZA officials prevented from laying wreath at Thessaloniki university

Panos - Nov 17, 2016

Tensions rose at the Aristotle University in the northern port city of Thessaloniki on Thursday, when representatives of SYRIZA were prevented by members of leftist movements from…

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…

Mouzalas admits errors in handling refugee crisis, defends overall record
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Mouzalas admits errors in handling refugee crisis, defends overall record

Sokratis - Oct 16, 2016

Speaking at SYRIZA’s congress in Athens on Saturday, Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas defended the government’s handling of the refugee crisis and said the upholding of the…

SYRIZA’s critical second party conference begins on Thursday
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SYRIZA’s critical second party conference begins on Thursday

makis - Oct 13, 2016

The second nationwide conference of SYRIZA is scheduled to begin on Thursday and concludes on Sunday. This will be the first party conference since prominent members such…

Crucial week looms for government and SYRIZA
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Crucial week looms for government and SYRIZA

Sokratis - Oct 08, 2016

The government faces a challenging week, beginning on Monday when eurozone officials are to decide whether to unlock 2.8 billion euros in loans to Athens and culminating…

MEP Chrysogonos expresses reservations over SYRIZA policies
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MEP Chrysogonos expresses reservations over SYRIZA policies

makis - Sep 15, 2016

SYRIZA MEP Kostas Chrysogonos was highly critical of the mistakes and errors of his party’s policies, ahead of a critical party conference scheduled for 13-16 October. Mr.…

Vitsas: “The anarchist ideology is totally alien to SYRIZA”
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Vitsas: “The anarchist ideology is totally alien to SYRIZA”

makis - Aug 10, 2016

The Alternate Minister of National Defense Dimitris Vitsas commented that SYRIZA’s political identity s “totally alien to anarchist ideology” in a Wednesday morning interview on Skai. In…

Gov’t plans to recruit 20,000 to civil service
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Gov’t plans to recruit 20,000 to civil service

chris1 - Aug 07, 2016

Alongside the aim of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to overhaul the Constitution are plans to hire 20,000 civil servants, Dailyhellas understands. Of the 20,000 public servants the…

Tsipras to propose proportional representation
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Tsipras to propose proportional representation

chris1 - Jun 26, 2016

After a round of talks with the leaders of all the opposition parties represented in Parliament, bar Golden Dawn, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to propose…

Tsipras expected to meet party leaders on electoral reform
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Tsipras expected to meet party leaders on electoral reform

chris1 - Jun 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with Greek party leaders this week to discuss potential changes to the country’s electoral law, according to reports Sunday. Tsipras is…

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…

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…

SYRIZA loses 20% in Thessaloniki, shows latest poll
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SYRIZA loses 20% in Thessaloniki, shows latest poll

chris1 - May 15, 2016

According to the latest poll conducted by the University of Macedonia, SYRIZA is trailing by 10 percentage point to major opposition party New Democracy in the second…

Citizens verbally abuse SYRIZA MPs
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Citizens verbally abuse SYRIZA MPs

makis - Apr 28, 2016

A group of outraged Greek citizens started verbally assaulting the two SYRIZA MPs, Tasos Kourakis and Triantafyllos Mitafidis who visited the city’s market as heads of a…

Party’s human rights division against SYRIZA government
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Party’s human rights division against SYRIZA government

makis - Apr 20, 2016

Leftist factions within the ruling SYRIZA party have released a statement denouncing the SYRIZA-controlled Ministry for Citizen Protection after it deemed the arrest of members of a…