MEPs

Salaries And Benefits of MEPs Dazzle Europeans In a Time of Austerity

With the European elections now behind us and political parties across the Union counting their gains and losses, the issue of the salaries and benefits enjoyed by Europe's 751 MEPs, surfaces yet again, causing widespread debate. As the official website...

The 2019 EU Parliamentary Elections and the Rising Tide of Nationalism

By Andreas C Chrysafis The campaigns for the next elections for the European Parliament, scheduled for May 23-26, 2019, have already begun in earnest. A total of 751 parliamentary openings are currently up for grabs by those fortunate enough to...

Greek and Cypriot MEPs Describe Chaos After Strasbourg Attack

Greek and Cypriot Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) used their social media accounts to describe the chaos that followed the horrific terrorist attack in the city of Strasbourg yesterday. Strasbourg is the city near the German border where the European Parliament's...

Europe Focused on Greek Soldiers' Detention in Turkey

European lawmakers are voting on a resolution calling for the Turkish authorities to "swiftly conclude the judicial process and release" the two Greek soldiers being held in Edirne. The resolution before the European Parliament says the "lieutenant and sergeant in...

EU Parliamentarians Warn Refugees May Die on Greek Islands

The European Council and the European Commission must work urgently with Greece to prevent a humanitarian crisis this winter, according to the he Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament. The group called for a...

Final List: The 21 MEPs to Represent Greece in the European Parliament

One week after the European elections, the final outcome fro Greek MEPs has been announced. Greek parties have a clear view of the 21 politicians who will represent Greece in the European Parliament for the next five years. Candidates of...