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Government looks to kick on
After a busy but productive few weeks during which Greece secured billions of euros in pending rescue loans, returned to international bond markets for the first time in four years and received a fresh expression of political support from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his cabinet have a few days to take stock ... (more)
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Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans
SYRIZA's official candidate for the position of Athens mayor on Thursday accused his New Democracy rival of espousing an ultra-nationalist agenda.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Writer slammed for questioning Holy Fire
Writer Nikos Dimou came in for criticism Wednesday for suggesting that the Holy Fire brought back from Jerusalem each Easter Saturday is not the result of a miracle and that Greece should not spend money on a jet to bring it to Athens.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
PASOK plays down coalition row over scheme for homeless
PASOK remained tight-lipped on Monday about a row that broke out with its coalition partner, New Democracy, late on Monday after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced the creation of homeless shelters without consulting with the Socialist party.
The Miami Herald
Former Greece captain Zagorakis enters politics
Theo Zagorakis, a 42-year-old former midfielder who played 120 times for Greece before retiring in 2007, was presented Tuesday by conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on a list of 42 candidates for the center-right New Democracy party.
New Democracy unveils mix of candidates for Euro elections
Conservative New Democracy on Tuesday announced its candidates for the European Parliament elections next month, a mix of hopefuls including moderates and several names from the non-political arena.
The official news regarding GreeceA's present fiscal state of affairs appears to be very good indeed and is paving the way for serious negotiations with the countryA's creditors and partners regarding the sovereign debt issue.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Parties start announcing candidates for European Parliament elections
The race for the May 25 European elections is hotting up, with parties starting to announce their candidates for the crucial vote.
The Financial Mirror
New party shakes Greek political scene
A newly established pro-European political party tends to change the political balances in Greece ahead of the EU elections in May. The new party, Potami , has not decided yet in which European political family it will be affiliated, triggering tensions in the Center-Left.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Time for hope, not fear
Many Greeks voted out of fear in the back-to-back 2012 general elections. They did so to keep the country afloat, in the eurozone and safe from calamity.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
New Democracy takes slight lead over SYRIZA in new survey
Conservative New Democracy had a 0.2 percentage point lead over opposition SYRIZA in a new opinion poll published in the Parapolitika newspaper on Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Incumbent Athens mayor chides rival over remarks
Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Friday chided Aris Spiliotopoulos, his New Democracy rival in MayA's local elections, after the deputy likened Athens to Kabul in the wake of ThursdayA's bomb explosion outside the Bank of Greece.
SYRIZA ahead of ND in new poll
Opposition SYRIZA was leading with 3 percentage points over conservative New Democracy in a new opinion poll published on Friday by the Efymerida ton Syntakton daily.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Polls: Greek opposition gains from aide quitting
Two polls in Greece by the same agency show the main opposition party edging ahead after a top aide to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was forced to resign.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
A stabilizing force
PASOKA's role as the junior partner in GreeceA's coalition government led by the New Democracy conservatives is extremely crucial to ensuring political stability.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Venizelos: coalition determined to safeguard stability
The coalition government is determined to safeguard political stability despite differences of opinion between the two parties, Deputy Prime Minister and PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos told reporters after talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Panayiotis Psomiadis launches new party ahead of Euro polls
Former Central Macedonia Governor Panayiotis Psomiadis on Thursday announced the creation of his own party, to run in the May 25 European Parliament elections.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Former Thessaloniki governor exits New Democracy
Panayiotis Psomiadis, a former governor of Central Macedonia, has resigned from conservative party New Democracy, the AMNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Attica pharmacists call off strike over liberalization measures
Pharmacists in Attica will end their strike on Tuesday despite measures liberalizing their sector passing through Parliament on Sunday night.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Greek Parliament passes multi-bill but coalition sees majority cut further
The omnibus bill containing liberalization measures and other reforms that Greece needed to pass to receive its next bailout tranche squeezed through Parliament at just after midnight on Sunday but the vote led to the governmentA's majority dwindling further.