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Poll: 62% of Greeks Want Early Elections, 52% Hardly Get By

One in two Greeks (52 percent) claim they hardly get by, while 62 percent say they want early elections, a new opinion poll says. In...

New Poll has New Democracy Party 16.5% Ahead of Ruling SYRIZA

According to a new poll conducted by the Public Issue polling company and published on Thursday, the center-right New Democracy party leads the governing SYRIZA party by a margin...

Poll: 71% of Greeks Believe New Democracy to Win Next Elections

Seven in 10 Greeks believe that New Democracy will win the next national elections, while six in 10 said that snap elections are "probably...

Rightist Populist Parties on the Rise — With Greece the Leftist Exception

Populist parties in Europe have tripled their parliamentary power in the past 20 years, with most of them leaning to the right with the...

Angry Crowd Bars SYRIZA Delegation from Athens Polytechnic (video)

A delegation from the governing SYRIZA party, including prominent ministers, was prevented by leftist groups from laying a wreath at the Athens Polytechnic Memorial...

Government, Opposition Clash in Parliament over Constitution Review

The discussion on the Constitution review in the Greek Parliament began on Wednesday with an expected clash between the government and the opposition over...

Greece Slips in World Bank’s Ranking on Ease of Doing Business

Greece dropped five places in this year's World Bank's annual "Doing Business Index," ranking 72nd, down from 67th place last year. Greece's score of...

Greek PM Tsipras Proposes Separation of Church and State

A series of constitutional amendments were proposed by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, speaking before the SYRIZA parliamentary group on Wednesday. Included in these...

Varoufakis: Soros Asked Tsipras to Fire Me

Yanis Varoufakis, no stranger to provocative statements, is in the news again following a television appearance in Greece on Monday. Speaking on Skai TV,...

New Democracy Maintains Double Digit Lead Over SYRIZA in New Poll

Greece’s main opposition and center-right New Democracy party maintains its lead over the governing left-wing SYRIZA party, leading by 11.2 percent in a new...

Kammenos: ANEL Will Leave Greek Coalition Government Over Macedonia Name Deal

Panos Kammenos commented on Sunday that the name deal granting FYROM permission to call itself “North Macedonia” is the "last straw" for his party. Kammenos...

Greek PM Tsipras Refuses to Publicize Kotzias Resignation Letter

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated on Friday his refusal to publicize the content of the resignation letter left in his office by former...

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