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Spanish PM Rajoy to Visit Athens in Support of PM Samaras Ahead of Greek Elections

A few days after Spanish Finance Minister Luis De Guindos categorically denied that the critical January 25 Greek elections have any relevance with Spain, and just a few hours after the leader of leftist Podemos, Pablo Iglesias Turrion, sent...

German Govt Refuses 11 Billion Euro Debt over Nazi Occupation Loan to Greece

The spokesperson for the German Ministry of Finance, Martin Jager, during a public appearance yesterday ruled out the possibility of a Greek debt haircut. While commenting on scenarios on an electoral win of Greek main opposition party, SYRIZA, he...

Greek PM Samaras: SYRIZA an Accident that Must Not Happen

Greece’s Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, during a campaign speech in western Greece on January 12, expressed his optimism that Greek people will fight against populism and will not vote for the main opposition party SYRIZA.  He characterized the leftist...

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...

Greek FinMin Underperforming due to Elections

Everything in the Greek Finance Ministry, located at the very heart of Athens, in Syntagma Square, Greece , seems to have stopped ahead of the elections, putting at risk anything (major or minor) that has been achieved during the...

A Possible Grexit Would Signal Merkel's Biggest Defeat

The explicit affirmation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel from London that no question of changing Berlin’s policy towards Greece gives an end to the speculation regarding the risk of a Grexit, which was fueled by recent reports in the German...

Moody's: Political Uncertainty Negative for Greek Banks

Moody's ratings agency estimates that the January 25 snap elections in Greece, which create political uncertainty, will have a negative effect on Greek banks. "The political uncertainty regarding the Greek government and the consequent resurgence of rumors about a possible...

HelpMeVote: The University of Thessaloniki App Assisting Undecided Greek Voters

Latest polls have found that more than 15% have yet to decide which political party they will vote for in the fast approaching critical elections of January 25. For those who can't seem to find any party covering their...

Greek President Papoulias to PM Samaras: The Big Moment has Arrived [Video]

The Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, received the outgoing President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, at his office earlier today in order to agree on the current Parliament's dissolution, ahead of the upcoming snap general elections, that according...

SYRIZA Leader Tsipras: Democracy Can't Be Blackmailed

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras on Monday referred to a historic day for Greek democracy. In a statement after the failure of Greece 's Parliament to elect President of the Republic, Tsipras said: "Greek deputies, the democratic opposition parties proved...