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New Democracy Accuses Government of Lying

"What Mr Tsipras is saying is in conflict with the reality that he has created," main opposition New Democracy (ND) said on Saturday in an announcement following Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' speech at the Federation of Industries of Northern...

Tsakalotos: Greece does not Question the Programme's Statistics

The Greek government doesn't question the quality of the statistical data on which the country's adjustment programme is based on, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos was quoted as telling the German newspaper Die Zeit. Tsakalotos was commenting on an article about...

PM Tsipras Briefs Parliament President, Party Leaders on Cyprus and Eurogroup

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a meeting on Tuesday with Parliament President Nikos Voutsis, immediately after concluding a round of meetings with Greece's political party leaders to brief them on the June 15 Eurogroup agreements and developments concerning the...

Greece Will Accept a Solution that Guarantees Its Access to Markets

Greece has done its part and this is recognized by the majority of the lenders, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said at the Hellenic Federation of Enteprises (SEV) annual general assembly on Wednesday, marking the 100th anniversary since SEV's foundation. Greece...

The Parallel Reality of Greek State Television

If an outsider watched the news on Greek public television, they would think that Greece is already a country on the way to economic recovery and growth, governed by politicians with integrity, honesty and such love for the Greek...

Fourth Memorandum Brings Heavy Burdens to All Greeks, ND Leader Mitsotakis Says

New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was visiting the island of Aegina on Saturday when he commented on the fourth memorandum. Two days ago the fourth memorandum was voted by SYRIZA and Independent Greeks' deputies. A fourth memorandum which,...

Greek Coalition Voted the Austerity Measures Amid Strong Reactions in and out of House

The SYRIZA-ANEL coalition on Thursday night voted for the harsh austerity measures required by Greece's creditors amid strong reactions from the opposition and thousands protesting outside the House. All 153 lawmakers of the two ruling parties voted for the measures...

We Will Not Vote the Measures or the Offset Measures, Says ND

New Democracy (ND) in an announcement on Wednesday said that it will vote neither the measures nor the offset measures during the voting process on Thursday in parliament. "The fourth memorandum bears exclusively the signatures of Alexis Tsipras, Panos Kammenos...

Greek Gov't Ready to Sign Fourth Memorandum with Creditors

Greece and international creditors are about to sign the fourth bailout agreement, in the form of four separate memoranda of understanding, with the required bills to be tabled for a vote in the House within two weeks. According to Proto...

IMF Forecast: Greece's Primary Surplus Will be Under 3.5% Goal

According to assessments made by the IMF, Greece will not achieve the financial targets set by European partners for 2018 and won't be able to until at least until 2022. Specifically, the Fund foresees that the debt-riddled country will...