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Final Results: How Greeks Abroad Voted in the European Elections

Greece’s Ministry of the Interior published the results of Sunday’s European Elections for the Greek citizens who were abroad on the day of the election and who voted for Greek candidates instead of the local ones in the EU...

Exit Poll: Opposition New Democracy Wins EU Elections in Greece

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party is the clear winner of the European elections held on Sunday, according to the joint exit poll presented by Greece's major television stations at 19:00 local time. ND is expected to win between 32.5...

Free Scooter Rides Offered in Greece During EU Elections To Boost Participation

US-based company Lime, which operates motorized scooters, announced on Monday that it will provide up to 15 hours' worth of urban rides free of charge on May 26, the day of the European Elections. The decision of the American company...

Venizelos Meets With Papoulias to Discuss Election Aftermath

Evangelos Venizelos had announced the meeting with President Karolos Papoulias, where he intended to comment on the statements of SYRIZA leader, Alexis Tsipras and also to propose some ways to “reunite the nation” and maintain stability in the country. Mr....

Golden Dawn Polls Top Places at Police Voting Stations

Support for Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was twice as strong at polling stations used by Greek police officers serving in Athens who couldn’t get to their district to vote. In at least three polling stations in centrally located Ambelokipi, Golden Dawn secured...

Final Greek Results of the European Parliament Elections

With all votes finally counted, Greece’s Interior Ministry published Monday evening the final results of the European Parliament vote and the MEPs elected to represent the country in Strasbourg. The turnout across Greece reached 59.96 percent, with 5,931,835 out of 9,892,622 registered...

Turkish Minority Party Wins EU Election Vote in Eastern Thrace

The Friendship, Equality and Peace (DEB) party representing the Turkish minority, which is adjacent to the Muslim Greek minority residing in eastern Thrace, northern Greece, has secured the first place for the European Parliament elections in the electoral districts...

Foreign Media Comment on Greek Election Outcome

Foreign media outlets report on the outcome of Greece’s double elections, commenting on the first place secured by the country’s main opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party and the increased approval ratings of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn...

Foreign Media Reactions on Greek Elections

International media continue to comment on the forthcoming European Parliament elections and the prospect of Greece’s main opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party topping the vote, while also referring to the possibility of early national elections in...

EU Commission Asks Greece to Honor Their Terms

European Commission officials don’t intend to take a clear stand in favor of any particular party involved in Greece’s political scene, but EU sources monitoring the Greek bailout program tend to agree with the statements by International Monetary Fund...