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Marine Le Pen: Yes! I Hope SYRIZA Wins

French far-right politician and xenophobic Front National (FN) leader Marine Le Pen said earlier today that her party would rejoice if leftist main opposition SYRIZA wins the upcoming elections in Greece. As expected, the controversial statement caused numerous reactions...

Former PM Simitis: Greece Must Initiate Serious Talks With Partners

After the January 25 Greek elections, the government and political parties "will have to shape our own European cooperation policy and initiate serious talks with our partners," Former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis commented earlier today. In a written statement,...

Former EU Commission President Prodi: Greece Must Be Supported

His personal estimations and worries, just a week ahead of the critical January 25 Greek general elections, expressed in an article published by Italian newspaper "Il Messaggero" the Italian Former Prime Minister and Former President of the European Commission,...

One Out of Five Greek Voters Over 71, 270,000 to Vote For The First Time

Out of a total of 9,808,760 Greek citizens that are called before the polls for the upcoming January 25 elections, some two million are aged over 71, the Interior Ministry statistics revealed, demonstrating the aging demographics of Greece. According to...

The Greek Parliamentary Seats and Preference Crosses per Constituency

The changes in parliamentary seats and the number of those in each constituency, as it is formed by the 2011 population census and the candidates' preference crosses per constituency, clarified an official document published by the Greek Interior Ministry,...

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...

SYRIZA's Praise Over Avramopoulos' Intervention Fuels Presidential Nomination Scenarios

Greek main opposition SYRIZA praised earlier today the intervention of European Union Commisioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, regarding the need for extended flexibility of the Stability Pact for the European South countries. At the same...

Finnish PM to Reject any Greek Debt Forgiveness

Finnish Prime Minister Alex Stubb has warned in an interview with the Financial Times today that his country is ready to give a "resounding no" to any move to forgive Greece's debt, putting his country's government on a collision...

Greek FinMin: Greek Govt Surplus Falls Short

The Greek government's projections regarding the budget surplus for 2014 fell far short, the country's Finance Ministry announced earlier today, citing lower tax revenue and a stalled bailout review that prevented the disbursement of funds, according to Reuters. As the...

Tsipras: German Taxpayers Should Not be Afraid of a SYRIZA Govt

His commitment that German taxpayers have nothing to be afraid of in the case of a new Greek government led by leftist anti-austerity party SYRIZA, expressed in an article for German business daily newspaper "Handelsblatt," the party's leader, Alexis...