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Candidates for New Democracy Leadership Fight Over Procedure

New Democracy interim president Vangelis Meimarakis accused the party's central electoral committee for trying to contrive the results of the election. According to people close to Meimarakis, the transitional party chief believes that party secretary Andreas Papamimikos and general director...

Greece's New Democracy Party to Elect New Leader on November 22nd

Greece’s main opposition party, New Democracy, will elect its new leader on November 22nd, the party’s central election committee announced on Thursday. If a second round of votes is needed, it will be held the following Sunday, November 29. The four...

Fourth Candidate Officially in the Race for New Democracy's Presidency

After an appeal and various expressions of dissatisfaction, New Democracy's Central Election Committee decided to reverse its initial decision and chose to allow Adonis Georgiadis to run for the party's presidency in the upcoming elections. The committee had deemed Georgiadis' application invalid...

Three New Democracy Presidency Candidates at Starting Line

The deadline for declaring candidacy for New Democracy president has closed with three candidates taking place at the starting line, while the fourth missed the deadline by eight minutes. Vangelis Meimarakis looks the one more likely to win the race...

Candidates for New Democracy's Leadership Race Still Uncertain as Georgiadis Declares Interest

With the future of New Democracy's leadership up for grabs, new names were added to the mix on Monday, just a few days before the October 2nd deadline for nomination submissions. After Kiriakos Mitsotakis and Apostolos Tzitzikostas, New Democracy MP Adonis Georgiadis...

New Democracy Leader Facing Two-Sided Pressure Over Party's Future Leadership

New Democracy interim leader Evangelos Meimarakis is likely to organize party elections on August 30, 2015. This decision, however, could be facing opposition from within the party. Meimarakis has taken over the reigns in New Democracy after Antonis Samaras stepped down following...

Who Will Be Part of the Next Greek Parliament?

Many Greek politicians were neck to neck against their fellow candidates in several constituencies across Greece, aiming to earn a seat in the new Greek Parliament. According to election results, SYRIZA’s Gavriil Sakellaridis and Nikolaos Voutsis, as well as New Democracy...

Greek MPs Xoulidou and Melas Testify on Alleged Bribery Case

Court of Appeals Prosecutor Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos on Thursday requested the waving of telephone communication privacy and asked for the assistance of the Electronic Crime Squad in searching for evidence in social media accounts related to the reopened case of...

Voridis to Represent Samaras in Parliament-SYRIZA Opposition Reacts

The three-day parliamentary debate that will lead to a vote of confidence for the government begins today and the MPs will cast their vote on Friday at midnight. The first heated arguments have already started as SYRIZA opposition party reacted...

Is Samaras Resorting to 'Bank Run' Threats?

New Democracy MP Adonis Georgiadis is known for his eccentric, occasionally provocative statements. Since his days as the Greek Minister of Shipping, Georgiadis has made a career of parading himself on TV news programs. During heated arguments with political opponents,...