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State Council Rejects Media Appeal for Delays to TV License Procedure

Television channels that appealed to Greece's top administrative court over a law passed in October to reduce the number of nationwide TV stations to four sought an injunction from the State Council so that the procedure could be delayed...

ANEL Junior Government Partner Says Greek Reforms are Unconstitutional

Greek right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos, the junior partner of the leftist SYRIZA government, appeared on TV Presenter George Papadakis' morning show on Friday. He criticized many of the measures voted through in Greek Parliament stating that...

Greek Defense Min Asks for Deputy's Resignation Over FYROM Name

Panos Kammenos, Defense Minister and president of junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL), asked for the resignation of Deputy Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas for calling FYROM "Macedonia." Mouzalas called the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia "Macedonia" during a SKAI television...

New Greek Government a Smart Reshuffle to Please All

The new Greek government inaugurated today looks like a smart reshuffle orchestrated by Alexis Tsipras to please the SYRIZA faithful MPs, reward the Independent Greeks for the alliance, and show that he is open to competent people outside the...

Controversial MP Appointed Deputy Minister in New Greek Govt

The appointment as deputy minister of Independent Greeks MP Dimitris Kammenos, who has circulated antisemitic conspiracy theories, created a controversy as soon as the new government was inaugurated. Kammenos, who has been appointed deputy minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks...

Greece Ready to Cooperate with Russia on Turkish Stream Pipeline

The Greek side is ready to continue its cooperation with Russia on the Turkish Stream pipeline draft noted the new SYRIZA-Independent Greek government through Greece’s former Minister and Independent Greeks’ member, Terrence Kouik. “We are ready. Now, it all depends...

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to be Sworn in Monday

Alexis Tsipras won Sunday's elections and is to be sworn in as the country's prime minister on Monday afternoon. He has already announced that he will form a coalition government with Independent Greeks (ANEL). Tsipras stated that the electoral result...

ANEL Leader Hints At Greek Coalition Government with SYRIZA

Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos addressed the results of the September 20 Greek elections on Sunday evening after his party secured its presence in the next Greek parliament. "Despite a merciless war our citizens chose us as the country's...

Greek Election Polls: SYRIZA Slightly Leading

SYRIZA and New Democracy are going head to head in the upcoming Greel election according to five recent polls published on Greek Sunday newspapers. The difference of the two partied is less than one percent in all the polls. A poll...

New Opinion Poll Shows Uncertainty of Greek Election Results

An opinion poll on Wednesday indicates an increasingly close race in Greece's upcoming parliamentary elections. New Democracy has shrunk the gap from SYRIZA to just 0.4% with the former garnering 22.6% of the intended vote against SYRIZA's 23%. In another poll on Friday,...