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British-Cypriot MP Bambos Charalambous Re-elected in UK General Election

Bambos Charalambous, the only British Member of Parliament of Cypriot descent, was re-elected in Thursday's snap elections which were held in the United Kingdom. Charalambous managed to retain his seat representing his Enfield Southgate parliamentary constituency of Greater London. The Member...

24 Parties and Coalitions Intend to Participate in Greece's July 7 National Elections

A total of twenty-four parties and party coalitions have submitted their name and logo to the Supreme Court prosecution of Greece, declaring their intention to participate in Greece's general elections on July 7. More specifically, twenty parties have declared their...

What Is Wrong With the System?

What is wrong with this flawed democracy that we all brag about and praise as an ideal system of government but fails to provide? What is wrong with such a system that ultimately encourages corruption at the expense of the...

Greek Parliament Fails to Elect President; Greece to Call Snap Elections

Greece will have to call general elections within a period of at least 21 days from today as the Greek Parliament failed to elect Stavros Dimas as President of the Republic of Greece. Greek constitution dictates that in an unsuccessful...

Foreign Media on the Greek Presidential Election's Second Ballot and Snap Elections Scenarios [Video]

In the turmoil of the second unsuccessful ballot for the election of the new President of the Hellenic Republic, international media have yet again turned their eyes to the Greek Parliament. The numbers simply do not add up, they estimate,...

Greek PM Offers General Elections in 2015 After Bailout Talks are Completed

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras addressed the Greek people and described the risks involved if the country is dragged to snap elections. However, he compromised to go to elections at the end of 2015 if parliament elects a new President...

Former Greek PM Mitsotakis: 'The Elections Will Take Place at a Time of Disarray'

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias met with New Democracy honorary President and Former Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis. The two men discussed Greece’s current situation and Mitsotakis expressed his concern about the difficult phase the country is going through. Over the last few days, Mitsotakis...

Behind the Scenes of the Greek Presidential Election

A total of 160 positive and 135 negative votes managed to attract the nomination of Stavros Dimas in the first open vote for the Presidency of the Hellenic Republic held at 7:30 pm in the Greek Parliament. According to article...

German Officials: If Tsipras Proceeds with his Program, EU Will Give No Money to Greece

“Quiet Christmas? Not for Greece and therefore not for the Eurozone either.” This is the conclusion of today’s German newspaper "Die Welt," which in an article entitled “The election that could plunge the whole of Europe into chaos,” foresees...

EU Commissioner Moscovici: A Grexit Would be a Pity Now

"It would be a pity for Greece to face Grexit again after the considerable work that has been done." This phrase sums up the message sent to Greece by the European Union Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Pierre...