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One Week Postponement for Anti-racism Bill

The Parliament’s second summer session has postponed the discussion regarding the anti-racism bill for one week, after the request of Greece 's Justice Minister Charalambos Athanassiou. Meanwhile, former chamber secretary Takis Baltakos stated that this anti-racism bill is unconstitutional and...

Loverdos Back to Pasok, Papandreou Back to Politics

Greek Education Minister Andreas Loverdos confirmed on Thursday that he will soon be returning to PASOK party. “It is a given that I will return to PASOK’s parliamentary group,” said the Minister, who quit the socialists in 2012 to form his...

Democratic Left Party Loses Three MPs

Earlier today, Democratic Left (DIMAR) party leader Fotis Kouvelis informed the President of the Greek Parliament, Evangelos Meimarakis, of his decision to expel Grigoris Psarianos from the party’s parliamentary group.  DIMAR party spokesman, Andreas Papadopoulos has expressed, in a letter sent...

Kouvelis Open to Participate in a Left-Wing Government

The accusations of the Greek coalition Government that SYRIZA’s leader, Alexis Tsipras, tried to encourage an “apostasy” of coalition MPs who are disgruntled with the current policy, are changing the rules of the current political scene.  The president of...

Dora Bakogiannis: Democratic Left Must Rejoin Government

Dora Bakogiannis, New Democracy’s MP in an interview she gave at Realfm 97.8 earlier today, stated that Democratic Left (DIMAR) must return to the Greek coalition government. She urged the Greek Prime Minister to take initiatives in order to...

Creation of New Center Left Party Demand 58 Members

58 well-respected Greeks demanded the creation of a new center left party . The new center left party, according to a declaration, will have a new leader and a common strategy for the European and local elections. In their declaration, the...

New Poll Shows ND-Syriza Derby

According to the latest VPRC opinion poll for tvxs, Syriza is slightly ahead of New Democracy with 0.5 percent. In particular, Syriza proceeds with 28.5 percent, while ND gathers 28 percent. Golden Dawn follows with 14.5 percent. The Communist...

MP Repousi Now Questions Asia Minor Genocide

The stance Maria Repousi took concerning "the congestion of Greeks” in the port of Smyrna in 1922, which she herself withdrew from the school text book she had written, was a reminder to many of her request to exclude...