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Greek Election Results Live: Greece Vote 2015 in Real Time

    Click on the info-graphic below to see the results for the September 20th Greek election as they are published in real time by Greece’s Ministry of Interior. Related: See the first exit poll results here

German Finance Minister Believes Greeks Must Make A Choice

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble addressed Greece's future, during an interview with German Frankfurter Allgemeine. "Greek society must answer the question of whether it prefers to proceed with this adjustment process as a member of a monetary union, in which the option of an external devaluation...

Samaras Criticizes Government for Stance on Airport Privatization

Former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras criticized the Greek government harshly for having accused his then-government of “selling out” on the issue of privatizations by trying to sell some of Greece's regional airports, when current premier Alexis Tsipras is now...

Conflict Over Amphipolis Tomb Continues

The conflict regarding the ancient Greek tomb that was unearthed last year in Amphipolis is still ongoing, while chief archaeologist Katerina Peristeri appears defensive. In a recent interview, she spoke about an article published in Greek newspaper Avgi, which doubted the validity...

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...

New Democracy Leader Meimarakis to Hold Meeting on the Party's Future Leadership

New Democracy caretaker leader Evangelos Meimarakis will soon address the matter of the party’s future leadership, according to reports. Following Antonis Samaras’s resignation, Meimarakis, a long-time New Democracy MP who has served as Minister of Defence, has avoided publicly discussing the future of...

New Democracy Leadership Future Uncertain After Referendum

The centre-right wing New Democracy party could be facing a leadership crisis after the first result of an overwhelming NO vote in Sunday's referendum. Antonis Samaras, the current party leader and Greece's prime minister from June 2012 to January 2012, is allegedly facing pressure to...

Samaras: 'Today we Greeks Decide the Fate of Our Country'

Main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras arrived at the Pylos, Greece, polling station where he is registered to vote early on Sunday morning, smiling and relaxed as he greeted local Messinia residents in his native electoral district. "Today we...

Greek Main Opposition Leader: The Government Is Deceiving Us

Greek main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras addressed the nation in a televised speech just a few hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gave his own, and urged the country to vote "Yes" on Sunday's referendum. In the speech,...

Greek Main Opposition Leader: 'The Government Lied and Bankrupted the Country'

Greek main opposition leader Antonis Samaras strongly criticized Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a brief televised address on Wednesday, blaming him for closing Greece’s banks. "He did not have the bravery to admit he is the one who signed...