Friday May 17
Poll shows SYRIZA edge ahead, low faith in all parties
A new poll conducted by Public Issue on behalf of Skai and Kathimerini shows the main leftist opposition SYRIZA to have edged ahead of conservative New Democracy, which leads the ruling coalition, and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to have gained in popularity over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras though the latter is still considered the better choice ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Teachers call for union support after government bans strike during exams
Secondary school teachers on Sunday called on GreeceA's main labor unions, GSEE and ADEDY, to support their cause after the government issued a civil mobilization order to prevent educators striking during university entrance exams.
Thu May 09, 2013
Greek teachers eye strike after talks with government stall
Members of the union representing state secondary school teachers are to meet again on Friday with Education Minister Constantinos Arvanitopoulos after the ministerA's efforts on Thursday to dissuade them from launching strike action later this month, when pupils are to start university entrance examinations, failed to yield a compromise.
Wall Street Journal
How Samaras Got His Groove Back
A year after Greece's cliff-hanger elections, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has displaced Alexis Tsipras, who heads the country's radical-left Syriza party, as the man to watch.
Wed May 08, 2013
Greece to receive over 86 million euros from EU funds for tackling illegal immigration
Greece is poised to receive over 86 million euros for curbing illegal immigration, Cecilia Malmstrom, European Commissioner for Home Affairs, said on Wednesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Winning back the center-right
A significant number of our fellow citizens find themselves on the fringes of social and political life.
Sun May 05, 2013
Minister suggests constitutional review may lead to Golden Dawn being outlawed
Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias suggested on Saturday that the government is considering measures that could lead to far-right Golden Dawn being outlawed.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
PASOK and Democratic Left unhappy with employment agency chief being replaced
New DemocracyA's coalition partners, PASOK and Democratic Left, have criticized Labor Minister Yiannis VroutsisA's decision to replace the head of GreeceA's Manpower Organization .
Cassandra on the reshuffle
Whichever way we choose to view the prime ministerA's statement following the passing by Parliament of yet another multi-bill, we must agree with him on the following: A'Despite the Cassandras who spoke of a dysfunctional government, the government has emerged more united than ever from the vote,A' Antonis Samaras said on Sunday night.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Euro Working Group due to approve delayed March tranche of 2.8bln euros for Greece
The Euro Working Group, which is due to meet on Monday, is expected to approve the release of a 2.8-billion-euro loan tranche for Greece.
Kammenos threatens to sue New Democracy over off-shore accusations
Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos threatened on Monday to take legal action against New Democracy over allegations that he owns an off-shore firm.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Tsipras in Portugal on anniversary of Carnation Revolution
Leftist SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras will be in Portugal on Thursday and Friday for the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution when the Portuguese rose up and peacefully overthrew the right-wing dictatorship that had ruled the nation for half a century.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
New Greek Communist Party leader slams SYRIZA in first speech
In his first public address as the new general secretary of the Greek Communist Party , Dimitris Koutsoumbas slammed leftist opposition party SYRIZA, accusing it of "feigning ignorance that the measures of the memorandum are part of the EU's strategy to bolster capitalist gains." Speaking at a public gathering at Pedion tou Areos Park in central ... (more)