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179 MPs Vote in Favor of Election Law, But SYRIZA Fails to Pass 200-Vote...

  The Greek government was strategically defeated on the matter of pushing through a draft bill to introduce a proportional representative electoral system without the...

Mega Channel’s Out as Final Stage of Greek TV License Tender Announces 7 Finalists

On Tuesday the General Secretariat for News and Communication in Greece announced the seven final bids that will be contending for the final stage...

Greek Parliament Doesn’t Have 200 Votes in Support of Electoral Law

The ultranationalist Golden Dawn (GD) party announced that it will abstain from voting on the relevant legislation to change the electoral law, leaving 179...

FAZ: ‘Resignation, Disillusion, Bitterness’ for Greeks

German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) presents an article signed by Richard Fraunberger, who has lived in Greece for the past 15 years. The...

Mr. Tsipras Reveals Yet Another ‘Mr. Hyde’ in TV Interview

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras showed yet another of his many faces during his interview on Skai television on Thursday night. The particular face was...

State Council Rejects Media Appeal for Delays to TV License Procedure

Television channels that appealed to Greece's top administrative court over a law passed in October to reduce the number of nationwide TV stations to...

Greek ND Leader Rules Out Coalition Government With Greece’s Left

Greece's main opposition leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, ruled out all prospects of cooperation with the left-wing SYRIZA government and current Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. In an...

Electoral Law Proposal in Greece Allows 16-Year-Olds to Vote

The proposal for the new electoral law was submitted to the competent parliamentary committee that will vote on the bill on July 20. It...

Rallies on the First-Year Anniversary of Greek Referendum

Three protest rallies in the center of Athens took place on the first anniversary of the Greek referendum on July 5. The protestors are...

BrainGain Reminds that the Vote of Greeks Living Abroad Is Forgotten Again

The much-advertised proposal for a new electoral law the SYRIZA-ANEL government has tabled in parliament left out the vote of Greeks living abroad. The...

Greek Government’s Attempt to Change Electoral Law a Simultaneous Smoke Screen and Strategy

In April, when the Greek government was ready to sign the painful memorandum with lenders in order to close the bailout program review, Prime...

Greece’s Opposition Parties React to Electoral Law Change Proposal

The Greek government's proposal for the change of the electoral law tabled in parliament has been met with negative reactions from the main opposition...