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Varoufakis pleads for votes in upcoming Greek elections 2

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 6

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…

Eurogroup not yet finished with Greece 8

Eurogroup not yet finished with Greece

The head of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Mr Klaus Regling, said on Thursday that the Eurogroup and the institutions plan to discuss with incoming Greek government following the July 7 general…

Greek PM Tsipras says Turkish jets “harassed” his helicopter 16

Greek PM Tsipras says Turkish jets “harassed” his helicopter

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Turkish fighter jets “harassed” his helicopter as he travelled to Greek Independence Day celebrations. Alexis Tsipras said his helicopter was forced into “low manoeuvres” on Monday…

Greek GDP to surpass 200 billion euros 22

Greek GDP to surpass 200 billion euros

The Tsipras government is optimistic that the country’s GDP will exceed 200 billion euros based on the forecasts of the Medium-Term Fiscal Strategy (MTFS) 2020-2023 that is to be tabled in parliament…

Latest poll shows New Democracy way ahead of Syriza 24

Latest poll shows New Democracy way ahead of Syriza

Greece’s main opposition party New Democracy (ND) has opened up a substantial lead against ruling leftist SYRIZA with 13.1 points in Athens’ 1st electoral district. According to Marc’s latest poll published in…

Historic Day over ‘Macedonia’ issue has arrived: Greek PM 26

Historic Day over ‘Macedonia’ issue has arrived: Greek PM

Greece’s Prime Minister took the floor in Parliament on Thursday where he proclaimed the end of nearly 30 years of inertia and repeated national concessions, following an entire year of grueling negotiations…

Mitsotakis demands to see amended FYROM constitution 28

Mitsotakis demands to see amended FYROM constitution

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of Greece’s main opposition party New Democracy, on Tuesday, demanded to see the final revised text of the constitution of FYROM, calling any attempts to discuss the Prespes Agreement…

Greek PM to reveal ‘truth’ of FYROM Agreement to the public 30

Greek PM to reveal ‘truth’ of FYROM Agreement to the public

Following the parliament’s vote of confidence to the government, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has announced that he will ensure that the entire text of the Prespes Agreement with FYROM is distributed…

Tsipras wins confidence vote 32

Tsipras wins confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won the confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, with the victory clearing a major obstacle for Tsipras’ Prespes Agreement. “Today the Greek parliament gave a vote of confidence…

Meanwhile, USA backs Tsipras government on FYROM deal 34

Meanwhile, USA backs Tsipras government on FYROM deal

As Greek parliamentarians prepare to discuss and vote on the confidence motion against the Tsipras government, the US administration has made a point of making it known that it supports the government…

Greek PM in Brussels for extraordinary European Summit on Brexit 38

Greek PM in Brussels for extraordinary European Summit on Brexit

Greece’s Prime Minister attended the extraordinary European Summit on Brexit, convened in Brussels on Sunday. The summit was held to approve the agreement for the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union…

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