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Varoufakis pleads for votes in upcoming Greek elections 1

Varoufakis pleads for votes in upcoming Greek elections

After a disastrous result in the recent EU Parliamentary election for his newly formed party, Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former controversial Finance Minister made a plea for votes in an ANA interview published…

Alexis Tsipras optimistic he can win Greek general elections 7

Alexis Tsipras optimistic he can win Greek general elections

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras struck an optimistic tone during a media interview on Wednesday evening, saying that the heavy losses his party suffered during the European elections were simply a message…

Greek President dissolves Parliament 9

Greek President dissolves Parliament

Following a request by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday, Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopoulos approved the dissolution of Parliament, with the Presidential Decree posted on Tuesday. The dissolution of Parliament by the…

New Democracy party wins European Parliament Polls 11

New Democracy party wins European Parliament Polls

Greece’s main opposition party New Democracy clearly lead the European Parliament elections, winning 33.6 percent of the vote against 24 percent for SYRIZA party. Greeks went to the polls on Sunday to choose their 21 representatives in…

Greek PM presents permanent social welfare and relief package 15

Greek PM presents permanent social welfare and relief package

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented a new round of social welfare and anti-austerity measures at the Zappeion Megaron on Tuesday evening. Prior to the announcement Tsipras acknowledged that a large part…

New Democracy leader rejects TV debate with Greek Prime Minister 17

New Democracy leader rejects TV debate with Greek Prime Minister

Greece’s Main opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis rejected Thursday’s invitation by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, that they face each other in a televised debate ahead of the European elections on…

Opposition Leader meets with EU member ambassadors in Athens 19

Opposition Leader meets with EU member ambassadors in Athens

The leader of Greece’s main opposition party, Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a working brunch on Tuesday with EU member-state ambassadors in Athens, organised by the ambassador of Romania, which currently holds the…

UK Greeks can’t vote in UK for EU elections 21

UK Greeks can’t vote in UK for EU elections

Greek citizens residing and working in the United Kingdom who wish to vote in the European elections will have to travel to neighbouring European Union countries in order to vote, the Greek…

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