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Tag: Greek elections

New Greek cabinet

Mitsotakis Cabinet sworn in today

The new Cabinet of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis which was announced on Monday evening, has been sworn in today at the Presidential Palace. The swearing in was immediately followed by the respective…

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Burning of ballot box forces repeat election in Athens

Interior Minister Antonis Roupakiotis announced on Sunday evening that there will be a repeat election at a particular polling station on July 14, following the theft and destruction of a ballot box.…

New Democracy wins 2019 Greek elections 7

New Democracy wins 2019 Greek elections

Greek citizens have voted in Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the New Democracy Party in today’s general elections. SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has called Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his party’s victory. The official…

Greece goes to the polls 9

Greece goes to the polls

Greece has officially gone to the polls, with a total of 21,748 polling stations open today from 7am to 7pm. Greek citizens have begun voting in Sunday’s general elections for their next government,…

Varoufakis pleads for votes in upcoming Greek elections 16

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…

Tsipras is Greece's 'golden card': Dep. FM Terens Quick 24

Tsipras is Greece’s ‘golden card’: Dep. FM Terens Quick

Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick has accepted candidacy as SYRIZA deputy ahead of the upcoming elections, justifying his decision in an interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency’s radio ‘Praktoreio FM’. “My duty to…

Tsipras calls on Mitsotakis for election debates 28

Tsipras calls on Mitsotakis for election debates

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called on main Opposition Party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to live tv debates ahead of the national elections, with Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media Minister Nikos Pappas…

Greek elections make Europe nervous over Prespes Agreement 30

Greek elections make Europe nervous over Prespes Agreement

Following the announcement by Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to call snap elections, many voices in Europe are rushing to caution over the Prespes Agreement, starting with Germany’s Deputy Foreign Minister on…

Tsipras to call for snap national elections 32

Tsipras to call for snap national elections

Following SYRIZA’s disappointing results from the Euro-parliamentary and regional elections, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his intention to meet with President Prokopios Pavlopoulos and ask for the dissolution of parliament and…

SYRIZA trailing behind New Democracy in Polls 34

SYRIZA trailing behind New Democracy in Polls

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Friday that the European Parliament election this Sunday was also a vote of confidence in his policies, while a minister close to Tsipras said an…

Diaspora Greeks to be eligible to vote in Greek elections 36

Diaspora Greeks to be eligible to vote in Greek elections

Experts from the Greek government’s Interior and Foreign Affairs Ministries presented on Monday a final proposal to Interior Minister Alexis Charitsis, which will allow Greeks living abroad to vote in Greek elections.…

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