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Greek Gov't Rejects Early Elections Scenarios

Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili rejects scenarios of early elections in an interview with Efimerida ton Syntakton on Friday. Gerovassili said that the truth is that main opposition New Democracy (ND) wants the authority but they'll have to wait. On the debt...

SYRIZA's Loss of Political Legitimacy Already Under Way

It’s only a matter of time before Greece's SYRIZA-led government loses its political legitimacy entirely and the country ends up with yet another snap election. This is an argument I have been making virtually since SYRIZA's rise to power. Now, a poll by...

IMF Disappointed With Lack of Reform Implementation in Greece

A recent IMF analysis noted that there have been major delays in the implementation of reforms in Greece, due to the election that took place in September, as written by a journalist in the German news magazine Der Spiegel. The...

Former Greek FinMin Varoufakis to Open Kilkenomics Festival in Ireland

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will be opening the 6th annual Kilkenomics Festival in Ireland, according to a recent announcement by journalist David McWilliams. The festival which was co-founded by McWilliams and Naoise Nunn is set to kick...

Greek Elections: Official Final Results

The Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) has won its second parliamentary elections in eight months having garnered 35.47 percent of the Greek vote and 145 parliament seats on Sunday. The New Democracy conservatives came in second with 28.09 percent...

Greek Election Results Live: Greece Vote 2015 in Real Time

    Click on the info-graphic below to see the results for the September 20th Greek election as they are published in real time by Greece’s Ministry of Interior. Related: See the first exit poll results here

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...

Greek Election Polls: SYRIZA Slightly Leading

SYRIZA and New Democracy are going head to head in the upcoming Greel election according to five recent polls published on Greek Sunday newspapers. The difference of the two partied is less than one percent in all the polls. A poll...

SYRIZA Leader Tsipras from TIF: ‘We Want to Exit the Crisis’

An exit from the crisis that would allow Greek society and its people to remain standing on their feet is SYRIZA's main aim, party leader Alexis Tsipras said during his speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), where he presented...