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Voridis to Represent Samaras in Parliament-SYRIZA Opposition Reacts

The three-day parliamentary debate that will lead to a vote of confidence for the government begins today and the MPs will cast their vote on Friday at midnight. The first heated arguments have already started as SYRIZA opposition party reacted...

Poland’s Tusk and Italy’s Mogherini Chosen for EU Top Jobs

European Union leaders on Saturday chose Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to chair their Council and named Italian Federica Mogherini to run the bloc's foreign relations, as the EU prepared to threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine. EU summit...

Merkel-Samaras Meeting in Brussels Yesterday

A meeting between Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, took place before the EU Summit in Brussels yesterday. Government sources said that the meeting lasted about 40 minutes and was an important and in-depth discussion on...

EU Summit to Take Place in Athens

The leaders of the European right political parties are expected to make a gesture of multiple meanings and clear symbolism. The Summit of the European Union is under discussion to take place in Greece within the first ten days...

Greek Prime Minister in Brussels to Attend EU Summit

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is leaving Greece on Thursday for Brussels to attend the EU Summit. The European leaders will meet on Thursday and Friday in the Belgian capital to discuss the social dimension and the problem of unemployment...

Samaras Says Austerity Alone No Answer

Even as he continued to impose harsh pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions on Greek workers, pensioners and the poor on the orders of international lenders putting up bailout monies, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on March 15...

Greece to Press on With Austerity as Businesses Slam Troika Visits

Greece is to redouble its efforts to reach a deal with its creditors so that the loans it needs are handed over, the country's finance minister said in an interview published Saturday. "We have completed 90 percent of the road...

Samaras Says Cash Running Out, Aid Needed Now

Greece will run out of money in mid-November and needs to receive a delayed $38.8 billion installment from its bailout package as soon as possible, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Oct. 19. “On the 16th of November the...

Solution Found in the EU summit for Greece and Southern European Countries?

The two-day EU summit concluded after 14 hours of talks to provide short-term relief to Spanish and Italian banks by allowing the EU bailout fund to directly aid euro zone banks. The rules of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM)...

Troika Αudit Will Take Weeks

The Troika of international lenders will return to Greece next week to review its performance and their audit is likely to take weeks rather than days, a German government source said on Thursday to Reuters. The officials from the European...