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ANEL MP's Break with Kammenos' Request to Dissolve Coalition

Only two out of seven lawmakers from ANEL, the Independent Greek Party, backed party chief Panos Kammenos' request, which he made on Friday, to withdraw ANEL officials from their ministerial posts and dissolve the country's coalition government. With so few...

EU Parliament President Schulz: I Hope Greece Remains on European Track

The President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz' visit to Greece, signals that the prime values of the European Union continue to be the acceptance and respect of popular sovereignty highlighted the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. The PM...

Greece: Anti-austerity Parties Form New Greek Coalition Government Headed by Alexis Tsipras

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras is practically the new Prime Minister of Greece spearheading a new coalition government formed by SYRIZA and Independent Greeks (ANEL). At 11.30 a.m. local time Panos Kammenos announced publicly his support and partnership in the new coalition...

Greece: Tsipras' Anti-austerity Coalition Government In the Making After Election

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras is expected to become the new Prime Minister of Greece spearheading a new coalition government of SYRIZA and Independent Greeks (ANEL). The SYRIZA leader, along with Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos, campaigned on anti-austerity promises and reversing...

Greece: Between the Troika and a Hard Place

As negotiations between the Troika of international lenders and Greece remain at a standstill, the next day looks bleak. The Greek coalition government may hope that by making new proposals, our creditors will back down, but in reality, they...

Greek Coalition Government Receives Blow from MP Resignation

New Democracy MP Andreas Psycharis on Friday November 14, submitted his resignation as deputy to the president of the parliament, thus creating another problem for the shaky coalition government. However, Psycharis voted in favor of the ENFIA and "red...

'Greece can call its own tune', says WSJ

According to an article published online by the Wall Street Journal, Greece is already able to “call its own tune” and hold its own economically. However, the paper also warns that the euro crisis will continue "until doubts over Greece prospects...

FT: Greece's Banking Sector Needs 20 Billion Euros

The Financial Times in an article reports a debate between the troika and the Greek coalition government, concerning the amount of money that Greek banks need in order for Greece’s banking sector to be healthy. On the one hand the...

Tsipras: 'It is Certain that we Will be the Next Government of Greece'

The president of the major opposition party, Alexis Tsipras, while addressing the plenary session of the parliamentary group of SYRIZA earlier today, underlined that his party is strongly against the policies that the Memorandum imposes on Greek society. Furthermore,...

Another 4,000 Suspensions in Greek Public Sector

Another 4,000 public servants must be suspended by the Greek government by January 15 when Troika officials are expected to return to Athens, as dictated by the terms of the bailout for 2013. The coalition government must suspend a further 3,000 by...