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Will New Democracy Become New Greece?

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras hinted to his party faithful at the close of New Democracy’s weekend conference on June 30 that he may...

Kill the Messengers: Greece Can’t Handle The Truth

It’s a good thing that Costas Vaxevanis, one of a handful of legitimate journalists left in Greece in a country where too many are...

Greece Arrests Another Journalist, For Libel

Continuing a crackdown on journalists revealing embarrassing information or questioning its policies, the Greek government arrested a television journalist after midnight on Oct. 31...

Karatzaferis Blasts a “Rat,” and LAOS Party Deserters

ATHENS – After seeing more of his members fleeing his sinking party, far Right-Wing LAOS leader George Karatzaferis accused one of them of being...

Reactions to Dora Bakoyiannis’ Return to New Democracy

ATHENS – The former New Democracy minister, who was kicked out of the party for refusing to support austerity measures and formed her own...

Greek Election: Political Leaders Spin the Results

ATHENS – Even as the votes were still being counted in the May 6 general elections to replace a temporary, shaky coalition government, and...

Venizelos Urges Greeks to Stop the Far Right and Left

ATHENS – Hoping to capture a center ground as many of Greece’s political parties are shifting toward extreme positions in hopes of garnering more...

Golden Dawn, Smaller Parties Will Get Campaign Air Time

ATHENS – Greece’s curious campaign laws, which allow the ruling parties to dominate television coverage regardless of newsworthiness, have been amended by the country’s...

New Democracy, PASOK Still Sliding, Golden Dawn Rising

ATHENS – With less than a month before an expected election to choose a new leader, support is waning for the two major parties...

New Democracy, PASOK Duel over Helping Greeks Pay Loans

ATHENS – With international lenders ready to fork over another $172 billion in rescue loans, the pressure is off Greece’s hybrid government for now...

Despite New Bailout, Sacrifice, Greece Still on Edge of Default

ATHENS – While many political leaders in Greece expressed satisfaction with a new bailout from international lenders – this one for $170 billion needed...

Greek Lawmakers Vote Austerity as Athens Burns

ATHENS – While anarchists warred on the streets with riot police and 40 fires lit up banks, cinemas, and businesses, the Greek Parliament approved...

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