Erdogan Wins Turkey’s Presidential Elections
Turkey's incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defeated opposition leader Kemal Kilincaroglu in the country’s runoff election on Sunday.
Caretaker Government in Greece Sworn in
The caretaker government in Greece, which will lead the country until a new election takes place in late June, was officially sworn in on Friday during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace. Ioannis Sarmas, the president of the Court of...
How Greeks Abroad Voted in the Elections: Final Results
Greeks living abroad who voted in the parliamentary elections on Saturday mirrored the choice of their compatriots in Greece as far as the first two parties are concerned. These were the first elections in which Greeks living abroad could exercise...
Greek Stocks and Bonds Rally After Mitsotakis Election Win
Greek stocks and government bonds rallied on Monday after the conservative government of PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a stunning victory in the elections. The Athens Stock Exchange General Index rose as much as 7.3% in trading on Monday, extending its...
Lira, Stocks Fall as Erdogan is in Pole Position to Win Turkey’s Election
Turkey's lira and stocks fell on Monday as the presidential election appeared headed for a runoff with incumbent president Tayyip Erdogan in the lead. The lira fell near a two-month low, and the cost of insuring exposure to the country's...
Greek Party Leaders’ Debate Set for May 10
The date of the televised debate of the Greek party leaders ahead of the May 21 national elections is confirmed for May 10.
Election Campaign Officially Launched in Greece
Greece officially launched the election campaign on Saturday after PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the dissolution of parliament and the holding of elections on May 21. Visiting Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Mitsotakis handed over the ministerial council act proposing the dissolution...