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President Papoulias and Greek Govt Parties; Messages Leading to Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

In an anniversary message leading up to the Polytechnic Uprising celebrations, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, underlined the significance of the event, which is timeless, commenting that there is nothing more powerful than the passion for...

Poll: SYRIZA Leads with 4.8% Over New Democracy in Voting Intention

Greek main opposition party SYRIZA leads by 4.8% over ruling New Democracy (ND) in voting intention if general elections were held now, according to a weekly opinion poll conducted by Metron Analysis, which was published in "Parapolitika" newspaper on Saturday. According to...

DIMAR Leader Kouvelis Meets President Papoulias

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias received Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis earlier today, for the last of a series of meetings he held with political leaders that began yesterday with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and main...

Special Parliamentary Session on Friday Over Proposed Referenda

The Greek Parliament's Conference of Presidents decided on Thursday to hold a special session of the first Summer Recess section of the Parliament at 10 a.m. on Friday and determine whether or not a plenary Parliament session should be convened...

'Small PPC' Draft Bill to be Tabled in Parliament on July 2

A draft bill to privatize the "small PPC" - a spinoff of the Public Power Corporation - will be tabled in Parliament on July 2, according to government sources on Monday. The decision came at a meeting at the government...

Samaras' Reworked Cabinet Sworn In

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' partially new, revamped Cabinet was sworn in on June 10 as he attempts to recoup ground his New Democracy Conservatives lost to the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party...

Rivals Ridicule Samaras Cabinet Shakeup

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' revamped Cabinet, which still includes most of the familiar faces of his ruling New Democracy Conservatives and partner the PASOK Socialists, was dismissed by his rivals as a desperate attempt to regain standing after...

DIMAR Leader Hands in his Resignation to the Party's Central Committee

Greece 's Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis handed in his resignation to the party's Central Committee that convenes on Saturday under the shadow of the heavy defeat in the euroelections and asked from all the party members to...

Troubled DIMAR Loses A Lawmaker

The floundering Democratic Left (DIMAR) which is essentially rudderless while trying to decide whether to accept the resignation of its leader Fotis Kouvelis, fell to 13 Members of Parliament on June 6 when one of its lawmakers, Vasilis Economou,...

PASOK Calls Grow For Venizelos' Head

PASOK MP Thanos Moraitis, joining a chorus of dissent against party leader Evangelos Venizelos, has become the first to call for the Socialist chief to step down as its popularity keeps plummeting. Moraitis was the first in the party to...