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Opinion Polls from 13 Surveys Show SYRIZA Win

Thirteen surveys on voting intentions show that SYRIZA is most likely the winner of the January 25th general elections. New Party To Potami (The River) gets crucial third place. Kathimerini daily has combined 12 surveys from research companies and a...

New Democracy to Form Alliances With Pro-European Forces Even After a Clear Victory

Greek Prime Minister and New Democracy President Antonis Samaras, during his yesterday's campaign meeting in Peristeri, Athens, said that, on January 25, Greeks are not called to decide which party they want to rule the country but which Greece...

Twenty-One Parties, Four Coalitions and One Independent to Run for January 25 Greek Elections

The submission deadline for the delegations' participation in the January 25 Greek general elections expired and the Public Prosecutor along with the country's Supreme Court have approved the participation of 21 political parties, four coalitions and one independent candidate. In the following...

Opinion Poll: SYRIZA With a 3.3% Lead Over New Democracy, Papandreou's Party Lower than 3%

A 3.3 percentage point lead of Greek main opposition SYRIZA against ruling New Democracy recorded a poll on behalf of weekly newspaper "To Pontiki" that will be published tomorrow. The poll was conducted among 1,000 Greeks over 18 years...

New Opinion Poll Shows Greek Citizens Want SYRIZA, Samaras and Euro

A steady lead of 3.1% ahead of ruling New Democracy holds the Greek main opposition party, SYRIZA, according to a latest poll on behalf of Greek newspaper "Eleftheros Typos." As shown by the survey, conducted immediately after the third unsuccessful ballot for...

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...

New Poll: Greek Main Opposition SYRIZA Leads Over New Democracy by 4.8%

Greece's main opposition SYRIZA has a 4.8% lead over ruling New Democracy (ND) according to an "Alco" opinion poll to be published on Thursday, December 11, in Greek newspaper "Pontiki." SYRIZA collected 28% of the votes and ND 23.2%. Extreme-right Golden Dawn...

Greek Opposition Parties on the Presidential Vote and Stavros Dimas' Candidacy

Varied were the responses of the Greek opposition parties, following the announcement of the Presidential ballot dates as well as the Stavros Dimas candidacy proposed by the coalition government partners, Prime Minister and New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, and government...

Rallies on Sunday Against Troika Demands

Greek trade union organisations have announced plans for protest rallies this Sunday to demonstrate against the demands made by the Troika representing Greece's lenders. The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE), the largest umbrella trade union representing the private sector, has announced...

The December 1944 Events that Brought the Greek Civil War

Τhe power vacuum created in Greece after the withdrawal of the German occupation forces in October 1944, generated a disorder that resulted in battles in December between the forces of the Left and the newly formed Greek government armed...