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Opposition Parties Congratulate Macron for French Election Win, Express Support for 2nd Round

The win of independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday is a win of the liberal forces over the leftwing and rightwing populism, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted on Sunday,...

2016 | Annus Horribilis

  If you didn’t already have enough to be nervous about, just consider the early hours of 2016. January 1 brought above freezing temperatures to Antarctica, below freezing temperatures to Damascus, Dubai quite literally was overshadowed in a fiery inferno and...

Marine Le Pen: Yes! I Hope SYRIZA Wins

French far-right politician and xenophobic Front National (FN) leader Marine Le Pen said earlier today that her party would rejoice if leftist main opposition SYRIZA wins the upcoming elections in Greece. As expected, the controversial statement caused numerous reactions...

The Greek-French Stepmother of Marine Le Pen

Few things are known about the ties that France’s National Front party leader Marine Le Pen shares with Greece, considering the fact that her stepmother Jany Le Pen is of Greek origin. Born as Jeannine Marie Louise Paschos in 1932...

Tsipras Says Farage, Le Pen Austerity Monsters

Greece's major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras, who has benefited from opposition to austerity measures, said he's not interested in working with other leaders of other protest parties in England and France who made...

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...

French National Front Flirting With Golden Dawn?

France's National Front is reportedly looking for an alliance with Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party to expand the reach of the extremists in the European Parliament. The news site EurActiv's Greek branch reported on the possible collaboration, which the French...