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Greek Govt Comments On Lafazanis’ New Anti-Bailout Movement

The Greek government defended the country's new rescue program on Thursday, commenting on the decision of SYRIZA Left Platform leader Panagiotis Lafazanis to announce the "social and political...

SYRIZA Hard Leftists to Start New Party in Greece

SYRIZA Left Platform leader Panagiotis Lafazanis has indirectly announced the creation of a new political party by calling Greek people to join a new anti-bailout...

Left Platform Deputies Will Not Vote for a New Memorandum, Lafazanis Says

Former minister Panagiotis Lafazanis on Wednesday said that he will not vote for the memorandum and expressed the view that all SYRIZA deputies of...

Tsipras Beats Party Dissidents Over Greece’s Third Bailout

The SYRIZA Central Committee backed Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' proposal to complete the bailout agreement and then go to an emergency party congress in...

SYRIZA Central Committee Session Turns into a Battlefield

Greece's ruling party looks likely to will split in two after Thursday's Central Committee emergency session saw the Left Platform accusing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of...

SYRIZA Left Platform Ready to Clash with Greek PM Tsipras

The opposing statements made on Greek radio by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his "opponent," Left Platform leader Panagiotis Lafazanis, show that the Thursday...

SYRIZA Left Platform ‘Show’ Marks the Split in Greece’s Ruling Party

The absurdity of Greece's ruling party is a mirror of the paradox of the country's public opinion and political thinking. Greece's most popular leftist...

German Media: SYRIZA Members Worked on Drachma ‘Coup’ Since May 2014

Greece's former Energy and Finance Ministers worked secretly on schemes to return to the drachma, according to two German media. Spiegel Online featured an article...

SYRIZA Left Platform Leader Lafazanis Sticks to Hardline Stance

Sticking to his guns, SYRIZA's Left Platform leader Panagiotis Lafazanis insisted that the Greek government will lose support within the party if it continues down a pro-Memorandum...

Greek PM Tsipras Allegedly Asked Russia for $10 Bln to Print Drachmas

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for 10 billion dollars in order to print drachmas, according to newspaper "To Vima." The...

Greek Ministries Reshuffle, Officially Change Leadership

On Monday the Greek ministries that were reshuffled on Friday had their official changing of the guard. In the Labor Ministry, George Katrougalos replaced Panos Skourletis who will be...

Greece’s Former Energy Minister Commits to Changing SYRIZA Policy

Greece's former Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis criticized the bailout deal that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has agreed to. Lafazanis, leader of SYRIZA's so-called Left Platform, made his...

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