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Watch now Greece's party leaders debate live: With Greece's future at a crossroads, the first Greek party leaders debate since 2009 is expected to offer clear answers to undecided voters for the crucial September 20th Greek general election.

Russian Council Leader Visits Athens

Russia’s Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko is scheduled to visit Athens on Sept. 16 to meet a number of political and business leaders, including Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Meetings are also set with the President of Parliament Evangelos...

SDOE Eyes 36 Pols For Money Crimes

Greece's financial crimes squad SDOE is reportedly looking at a raft of top-ranking politicians in Greece for possible unlawful enrichment, but the leak of the 36 names has set Greek officials on a hunt to find who did it....

Warm Welcome for Meimarakis in Ottawa

The Greek community of Ottawa warmly received the President of the Greek Parliament Evangelos Meimarakis, who arrived in the Canadian capital on May 26 for a series of contacts with the parliamentary leadership of Canada. In the crowded and enthusiastic...

SYRIZA MP Yelled "Heil Hitler!" In Parliament

After a contentious confrontation in the Greek Parliament that led to a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party being ejected for violating rules against insulting colleagues, it was reported that it was a leftist MP who yelled "Heil...

Samaras Sees Rocky Road Before Recovery

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has warned his Cabinet that despite an infusion of $69 billion in rescue loans and more expected, that the country faces months of social upheaval as more austerity measures are worsening a deep recession. Samaras...

Political Feuds Snarl Lagarde List Probe

A Greek parliamentary committee probe into the handling of a list of Greeks with secret Swiss banks accounts by former finance minister George Papaconstantinou has stalled over infighting between rival political factions. Christos Markoyiannakis, a member of the ruling New...

Golden Dawn Gets EU Human Rights Seat

The wife of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn leader has been allowed to join the Council of Europe, a human rights organization, despite her denunciation of immigrants as “subhuman” and as the party is being blamed for rising incidents of...

Facing Graft Probe, Greek Parliament President May Quit

Greek Parliament President Vangelis Meimarakis, who suspended himself during a reported probe into the bank accounts of 36 politicians that allegedly found huge sums in their bank accounts for which they couldn’t account, is feeling the heat and said...

Greek Parliament Head Steps Aside In Corruption Probe

Greek Parliament President Evangelos Meimarakis, handpicked for the position by Prime Minister and New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras, said he will suspend himself from his duties during a reported investigation into alleged corruption by the country's financial crimes...