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European Parliament Approved to Monitor Implementation of Greek Aid Program

The European Parliament was added on Thursday in the group of institutions that will monitor the implementation of Greece’s economic program, following a decision by the leaders of the parliament’s political parties. The issue was discussed after an initiative by...

Verhofstadt Calls for Reforms in Greece

The President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Guy Verhofstadt referred to the need for structural reforms in Greece. "2015 was a turbulent year for our continent. Not the least because of the Greek crisis. The people...

Greek PM, ALDE Leader Verhofstadt Discuss Refugee Crisis

The refugee crisis dominated talks in a meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the European Parliament's Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) group leader Guy Verhofstadt, at the prime minister's offices in Athens, Greece. According to a press...

ALDE's Verhofstadt: Greek Negotiations Should be Discussed in European Parliament

The issue of the ongoing Greek negotiations must be discussed in the European Parliament, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) leader Guy Verhofstadt said on Tuesday during a press conference in Brussels. "As far as Greece is...

UKIP, Golden Dawn, Far-Right Keeps Rising in Europe

In what was called a "political earthquake," far-right extremists parties - from Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn to the National Front in France and even up to Denmark - rose to take seats in the European Parliament elections. Analysts said the...

In Bid For EU's Top Job, Tsipras Says Greece "Social Tragedy"

With virtually no chance of getting the job of European Commission President, Greece's major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras nonetheless pushed himself as a pro-European in a debate with other candidates in Brussels. "What happened...