Category: POLITICS

ND maintains 9 point lead over SYRIZA in opinion poll for Skai
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ND maintains 9 point lead over SYRIZA in opinion poll for Skai

makis - Jun 27, 2019

Just over a week before snap general elections, center-right opposition New Democracy is nine percentage points ahead of leftist SYRIZA,…

Turkey provokes Greece in repeated statements: “Avoid provocative statements & behaviors”!
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Turkey provokes Greece in repeated statements: “Avoid provocative statements & behaviors”!

Panos - Jun 27, 2019

In statements shortly before leaving for Japan and the G20 summit where he will meet with Donald Trump and Vladimir…

ND’s Mitsotakis calls on people to vote in the elections
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ND’s Mitsotakis calls on people to vote in the elections

Panos - Jun 27, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in an interview with ANT1 TV late on Tuesday made a call…

ND given double-digit percentage point lead in latest opinion poll
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ND given double-digit percentage point lead in latest opinion poll

Panos - Jun 26, 2019

New Democracy (ND) continues to field a sizable lead, this time in double-digit percentage point "territory", over SYRIZA in the…

Tsipras from Cyprus: Greece not alone, Turkey should cease violating int’l law
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Tsipras from Cyprus: Greece not alone, Turkey should cease violating int’l law

Panos - Jun 26, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras responded in quick order on Tuesday to the latest "saber-rattling" by Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

Financial Times: Mitsotakis buoyed by Greeks’ desire for change after Syriza era
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Financial Times: Mitsotakis buoyed by Greeks’ desire for change after Syriza era

makis - Jun 26, 2019

In an article entitled “Mitsotakis buoyed by Greeks’ desire for change after Syriza era”, Athens correspondent Kerin Hope writes that…

Mitsotakis: Yes to television debate, but with all main candidates present
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Mitsotakis: Yes to television debate, but with all main candidates present

Panos - Jun 25, 2019

New Democracy (ND) party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday reiterated that he's in favor of a televised debate with other…

No debate, after political parties fail to agree on conditions
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No debate, after political parties fail to agree on conditions

makis - Jun 24, 2019

Greek political leaders will not be facing in a televised debate after the parties’ representatives failed to reach an agreement…

Bloomberg: US considers sanctions against Turkey over S-400 missiles
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Bloomberg: US considers sanctions against Turkey over S-400 missiles

Panos - Jun 20, 2019

Bloomberg news agency reports that the US is considering a series of sanctions against Turkey in response to Ankara’s agreement…

ND foreign affairs sector head meets with US amb. to Greece
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ND foreign affairs sector head meets with US amb. to Greece

Panos - Jun 20, 2019

The latest developments in the eastern Mediterranean - in light of continued Turkish provocations in Cyprus' EEZ - were on…

Sources: Probe against ex-PM Simitis, 2 past ministers permanently shelved
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Sources: Probe against ex-PM Simitis, 2 past ministers permanently shelved

Panos - Jun 19, 2019

Another protracted and high-profile judicial investigation of alleged wrongdoing in a previous Greek government has been shelved, according to sources…

Tsipras to Tusk: European Council should strongly condemn Turkey
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Tsipras to Tusk: European Council should strongly condemn Turkey

Panos - Jun 19, 2019

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called European Council President Donald Tusk to unambiguously condemn Turkey’s actions in the Cypriot EEZ during…

Prespes Agreement: One year to the day since the historic blunder
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Prespes Agreement: One year to the day since the historic blunder

Panos - Jun 18, 2019

One year to the day since the day when Alexis Tsipras and Nikos Kotzias signed with their counterparts from the…

Opposition Leader Mitsotakis Calls for National Unity and EU Sanctions Against Turkey
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Opposition Leader Mitsotakis Calls for National Unity and EU Sanctions Against Turkey

Panos - Jun 18, 2019

Greece’s Leader of the Opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis issued a video statement on Monday afternoon commenting on the recent developments between…

Tsipras: Greece and Cyprus to demand sanctions by EU against Turkey
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Tsipras: Greece and Cyprus to demand sanctions by EU against Turkey

Panos - Jun 18, 2019

Exiting the extraordinary Greek Defence and Foreign Affairs Council Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Greece and Cyprus would jointly raise…

IMF’s Rice: Up to Euro partners to take next step for premature payment of Fund loan by Greece
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IMF’s Rice: Up to Euro partners to take next step for premature payment of Fund loan by Greece

Panos - Jun 14, 2019

An IMF spokesman on Wednesday clarified that European partners must take the next step if Greece insists on paying off…

Tsipras apologises for job transfers and appointments of SYRIZA partisans
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Tsipras apologises for job transfers and appointments of SYRIZA partisans

makis - Jun 12, 2019

Alexis Tsipras exhibited an apologetic mood during his interview on Alpha TV’s nightly news bulletin. Speaking to anchor Antonis Sroiter,…

ND leader Mitsotakis presents his vision for Greece in Patras rally
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ND leader Mitsotakis presents his vision for Greece in Patras rally

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

The president of Greek opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis will present his main economic platform in a rally…

Greek parliament officially dissolved
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Greek parliament officially dissolved

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

The Presidential Decree for the dissolution of the House of Representatives was affixed to the main entrance of the Parliament…

SYRIZA government resigns, as PM Tsipras informs President Pavlopoulos
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SYRIZA government resigns, as PM Tsipras informs President Pavlopoulos

Panos - Jun 11, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential Palace in…