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Greek Candidate Runs on Diverse Ballot in Munich Elections

A ballot that represents the new face of Munich will vie for power in the March-15 municipal elections in the German state of Bavaria. The name of the ballot is "Zusammen in Bayern" or ZuBa, which means ''Together in Bavaria.''...

Greek Parliament Mulls Scrapping Proportional Representation

The proposed legislation which changes the electoral laws of Greece was brought before the Parliament on Tuesday morning. The bill will be discussed in a Parliamentary Committee on Wednesday, Thursday and Monday before it reaches the plenary, where MPs will...

The Year in Review: The Events that Shook Greece in 2019

Right our from the starting blocks, the very first month of 2019 proved to be a turbulent time for Greece. The deal struck between then-prime minister Alexis Tsipras with his Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) counterpart to name...

E-Platform for Greek Diaspora Voter Registration Planned for 2020

Greek citizens who live abroad will be able to register for national elections on an e-platform that will go live in Spring 2020, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Thursday. The minister told the press that Greeks who wish to...

Boris Johnson’s Conservatives Triumph in British Elections

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was on course to secure a large majority in the House of Commons, putting Brexit firmly back on track and sending the opposition Labour party into a tailspin. Official results fell broadly in line with the...

North Macedonia PM Zaev Resigns, Snap Elections Announced

The Prime Minister of North Macedonia announced on Saturday that his country will hold snap elections, as his government resigned over the EU's decision not to begin accession talks with Skopje. PM Zaev is expected to visit the President of...

Greek PM Mitsotakis to Meet With Opposition Leaders Ahead of Crucial Diaspora Vote Bill

The office of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has contacted the leaders of each parliamentary party in order to arrange face-to-face meetings this week to discuss the specifics of the upcoming bill regarding the Greek Diaspora vote. The Greek government has...

Bill Granting Voting Rights to Greeks Living Abroad Ready By October

Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos announced on Monday that the government's bill which grants Greek citizens who live abroad the right to vote from their place of residence will be published by October this year. Theodorikakos referred to the...

Turkey Congratulates Greek PM Mitsotakis; Calls for Enhanced Bilateral Ties

Ankara congratulated Greece's new Prime Minister and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis who won the snap general elections in Greece, Anadolu Agency reports on Monday. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hami Aksoy, praised Greece's main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis for his...

Greece's Conservative Party Wins in Landslide

Greeks voted on Sunday to turn a page in the country's politics by ousting leftist PM Alexis Tsipras and voting overwhelmingly for the conservative opposition New Democracy (ND) led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis. With almost 80 percent of the votes counted,...