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Historic Golden Dawn Trial is Expected to Last Roughly a Year

The historic and unprecedented trial of party leader Nikos Michaloliakos and the leadership of his extreme-right Golden Dawn party - the first time since World War II that a Parliamentary party in Greece or on a global level is charged...

Greek Parliament Passes Controversial Bill Allowing House Arrest for Disabled Terrorists

A Justice Ministry draft bill abolishing high-security prisons was voted in the Greek Parliament plenum on Friday night with the full support of ruling coalition parties SYRIZA and Independent Greeks (ANEL), following a roll-call vote requested by main opposition...

Opinion Poll: Greeks in Support of SYRIZA Govt But Afraid of Grexit

The newly elected SYRIZA – Independent Greeks (ANEL) coalition government has managed to attract the Greek public opinion to its side in the first two months since it took office. According to a new opinion poll conducted by the University...

Golden Dawn MP Kasidiaris' Persecution Over Assault Against KKE MP Kanelli Ceased

From grievous to simple bodily harm converted an Athens court the charges against extreme right Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris for the attack against Greek Communist Party (KKE) MP Liana Kanelli that took place during a live TV show...

New Poll: SYRIZA has Comfortable Lead Over New Democracy

Greek ruling party SYRIZA leads by a wide margin over main opposition New Democracy, according to a Metron Analysis opinion poll conducted on behalf of newspaper "Parapolitika," published on Saturday. The poll was conducted right after Greece signed the Eurogroup deal. According to the survey,...

KKE Leader Calls on Greek Govt to Bring Agreement to Parliament for Roll-Call Vote

The government not only did not table a law to abolish all Memoranda and their related laws to Parliament, but moved to a new agreement with the Troika of the country's creditors, Greek Communist Party (KKE) leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas...

Mikis Theodorakis Criticizes Alexis Tsipras' Policy on Bailout Deal

Mikis Theodorakis criticized the new government of Alexis Tsipras on the new bailout agreement saying that it is a continuation of austerity. The internationally-known composer is an emblematic figure of the Greek Left and had criticized the new government debt...

First Greek Presidential Ballot Results Elect Prokopis Pavlopoulos

With a positive result on the election of a new Greek President concluded the first round of voting by the Greek Parliament a few minutes earlier. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the candidate nominated by the ruling SYRIZA party and Prime Minister Alexis...

Greek Communist Party Disapproves Presidential Candidate

The Greek Communist Party (KKE) criticized the choice of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to propose Prokopis Pavlopoulos for President of the Hellenic Republic and announced that KKE MPs will vote "present" in tomorrow's vote. The official announcement issued from KKE headquarters underlined...

The First Greek Leftist Gov't Secures Parliamentary Vote of Confidence Ahead of Critical Eurogroup

Yet another historic event occurred tonight in the Greek Parliament, where the SYRIZA-led coalition government, the first leftist government in the history of Greece, secured its first parliamentary vote of confidence after the January 25 snap elections. The newly...