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ANEL Leader Kammenos Determined For Coalition Government to Fulfill Four-Year Term

The defence Minister and leader of Independent Greeks (ANEL), which is part of the coalition government, has reiterated his stance that the SYRIZA government will fulfil its four-year term. "We will do everything possible to avoid a clash and to complete...

Greek Justice Minister Withdraws Amendment that would Recognize "Turkish Minority"

Greece's Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, was obliged to withdraw a proposed amendment that would recognize the "Turkish Union of Xanthi" organization, after fierce criticism from the opposition and junior coalition partner, ANEL. New Democracy, the Democratic Coalition, the Centrists Union,...

Deputy Education Minister Compares Greece to India, Justifies Young Students Going Abroad

It's not the first time that Deputy Education Minister Kostas Zouraris has made controversial comments about the state of the country. The academic and Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP admitted the country's dire straits, in an edgy interview. Talking to SKAI...

Athens Exchange 6 Points Down After Announcement of New Greek Gov't

The Athens Stock Exchange took a big plunge today immediately after the announcement of the new Greek cabinet. At 3:35 p.m. today, immediately after the announcement of the new SYRIZA-Independent Greeks coalition cabinet, the Index declined more than 6 percent...

Probable Candidates for Tsipras' New Greek Cabinet Positions

Now that the Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos announced that he agreed to form a coalition government with SYRIZA, the names of candidates for various ministries of the new government have started circulating in the Press. So far, SYRIZA...

Opinion Polls from 13 Surveys Show SYRIZA Win

Thirteen surveys on voting intentions show that SYRIZA is most likely the winner of the January 25th general elections. New Party To Potami (The River) gets crucial third place. Kathimerini daily has combined 12 surveys from research companies and a...

Independent Greeks MP Reveals Bribery Attempt

Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Pavlos Chaikalis revealed today that someone offered him money to vote for Stavros Dimas for president of the republic and that he has a recording of the attempt that he submitted to the prosecutor. The bribery...

Greek PM to Lawmakers: Vote for President or Trouble for Greece

The future of Greece in the euro zone will be at risk unless PMs vote in favor of the president of the Hellenic republic in the ballot that starts today, says the Press release from the office of Prime...