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Greek Politics More Lucrative Than Journalism

Politics and journalism are intertwined; this is certain. The saying "journalism can take you anywhere as long as you quit early" is also true. In debt-ridden, morally and financially bankrupt Greece, many journalists have found that politics is a...

Greek Politician Promises to Donate Land if Elected

The Greek 85-year-old landowner Militadis Tzalalidis has promised to donate 3,000 hectares of land in Grevena, northern Greece to citizens of the country if he is elected as a member of the Greek Parliament in the elections of January...

Presidential Decree for the Dissolution of Greek Parliament

The presidential decree for the dissolution of Greece 's Parliament and the declaration of general elections was posted on Wednesday morning outside the parliament building. According to the decree, the first session of the new Greek parliament will take place...

Extreme Right Golden Dawn MPs Cause Tension After Announcement of the Presidential Ballot Results

The announcement of the third unsuccessful ballot result for the election of the President of the Hellenic Republic was welcomed with insults and disrespectful gestures from the entire parliamentary group of far right Golden Dawn, while some of its...

Third Round of Voting for Greek President

The Greek Parliament is voting in the third and final round in order to elect a new President of the Hellenic Republic on Monday, at 12pm. Failure to get the required 180 votes will lead to national elections. Ruling coalition candidate...

Votes of the Second Unsuccessful Greek Presidential Ballot

The Greek Parliament failed to elect a new President of the Hellenic Republic in the second consecutive ballot. Stavros Dimas, the only candidate for the Greek Presidency, nominated by the coalition government partners, New Democracy and PASOK, and Greek...

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...

Greece's Presidential Election: Watch Live; Updates from the Greek Parliament

At a crucial point for Greece's future the Greek parliament voted for a new Greek President, but the first round of voting did not elect Stavros Dimas as Greek President. SEE RESULTS HERE. Watch the live feed with commentary...

Foreign Media Show Increased Interest in Greek Presidential Election

Increased interest in covering the ballots for the election of the new President of the Hellenic Republic have shown numerous (according to some reports more than 15) foreign news agencies, television stations and newspapers, who have already sent their...

Imprisoned Golden Dawn MPs to Vote in Presidential Election

Golden Dawn members that have been in prison for almost a year are expected to be present at the Greek Parliament tomorrow, December 17. The prosecutor has granted them a one-day leave in order to participate in the election...