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Will Green Party’s Success in Germany Ever Spread to Greece?

Greens and environmentalists in Greece celebrated the election results in Germany on Sunday, where the Green party increased its share of the vote and may determine the composition of the first post-Merkel era. The Greens won 14.8 percent of the...

Centre-Left in Germany Secures Narrow Win in Election

Germany's centre-left SPD and their chancellor candidate, Olaf Scholz, have secured a narrow win over their centre-right CDU rivals in the elections held on Sunday. SPD have won 25.7 percent of the vote. Angela Merkel’s CDU party and their candidate,...

Germany Elects New Leader in Post-Merkel Era

Millions of voters in Germany head to the polls on Sunday to elect the new chancellor who will usher the post-Merkel era. Opinion polls show the race for the chancellery headed for a photo finish, with Merkel’s CDU-CSU conservative alliance...

Horta: The Benefits of Greece’s Magical Greens

Everyone who has a friend or relative from Greece, has heard of the word ''horta.'' Literally translating into English as the humble ''weed,'

Greece’s Green Party Divided Over Support for Ruling SYRIZA

Dozens of officials and ordinary members of the Ecologists-Green party, announced they left the party criticizing its leadership for its unequivocal support for ruling SYRIZA. At least 80 members signed a document denouncing The Minister of Agriculture; members of Green...

Yanis Varoufakis Joins Remain Campaign Against Brexit [Video]

Greek former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, the man who recently admitted that the Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) had agreed to threaten its partners with Grexit, is now urging Britain to avoid a Brexit. The maverick economist is backing support...

2015 State Budget Approved in Cyprus

On Tuesday evening, Cyprus' House of Representatives has approved the 2015 state budget that was agreed with the Troika, as the country is still under a bailout program. The budget was approved with 29 votes for and 26 against....

Greece Will Lose One Euro Lawmaker

In a restructuring of the European Parliament, Greece will lose one of its lawmakers, according to a decision taken by the Commission of Constitutional Affairs to follow the guidelines of Lisbon Treaty  signed in 2007. Changes are being made because...