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SYRIZA Ready to Form New Greek Government with ANEL: Tsipras Statement

"Tomorrow we will continue the same struggle we started 7 months ago," said SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras after the first results of Greece's latest election,which his party won with 35.5% of the Greek vote, were announced on September 20th. The former Greek...

SYRIZA Emerges Victorious in Greek Elections After Eight Month Wild Ride

SYRIZA has done it again. The Coalition of the Radical left has won its second legislative elections in eight months having garnered approximately 35.5 % of the Greek vote on Sunday. Former Greek Prime Minister and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has almost returned...

ANEL Leader Hints At Greek Coalition Government with SYRIZA

Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos addressed the results of the September 20 Greek elections on Sunday evening after his party secured its presence in the next Greek parliament. "Despite a merciless war our citizens chose us as the country's...

Vassilis Leventis: The Centrist Who Gets in Greek Parliament After 30 Years of Struggle

Vassilis Leventis, leader of the Centrists Union, has been a cult figure in Greek politics for the past 30 years. However, amid his so-called prophecies, denouncements and accusations against the political establishment, he spoke many truths that were very...

Greek Elections: Official Results Show Clear SYRIZA Victory at 35.5%

The Greek Interior Ministry released the official election results counting almost 70 percent of the vote showing leftist SYRIZA winning the election with 35.5 percent and 145 parliament seats and conservative New Democracy following at 28,2 percent with 75...

What the New Leader of Greece can Learn from Broadway Hip Hop Musical 'Hamilton'

*By William E Nelson What do the new Broadway hip-hop musical “Hamilton” and Greece’s debt crisis have in common? A great deal, actually. “Hamilton,” which opened on August 6th, celebrates the life and public career of one of America's greatest statesmen,...

Greek Elections Final Exit Poll: Greeks Give SYRIZA a Clear Win Over New Democracy [Update]

The final results of the joint exit poll by five different research companies show leftist SYRIZA is a clear winner over conservative New Democracy. The exit polls show SYRIZA getting 33-35 percent of the vote with New Democracy trailing...

Tsipras: Today, the Greek People Will Give a Mandate of Continuity and Stability

As Greeks lined up Sunday morning to vote, Alexis Tsipras called for stability after casting his ballot. "Today, the Greek people will ... give a mandate of continuity and stability and a strong government with a four-year horizon," Tsipras said....

Greek Elections: Former Fin Min Reluctant Over Post-Election Alliances

Former finance minister and SYRIZA candidate Euclid Tsakalotos expressed his concern over post-election alliances saying that the pro-Europe parties are corrupt and reactionary. Tsakalotos gave an interview to Kathimerini daily newspaper stating that his party will not agree on a...

A Guide to Sunday’s September 20 Greek General Elections

Greece heads into its third elections in eight months with opinion polls foreshadowing a tight race between New Democracy and SYRIZA on top, a struggle for the third place and the presence of new political parties, like Popular Unity...