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Novartis Case: The "Biggest Scandal in Modern Greece" or a Political Conspiracy?

The trade name Novartis has featured in Greek newspaper headlines for over a year now, almost as often as the controversial term "Macedonia." The story of the alleged scandal involving ten former prime ministers and ministers from the New Democracy and...

New Democracy Leads 9.1% on Intention to Vote, New Poll says

Main opposition New Democracy leads the race on intention to vote in the national elections by 9.1 percentage points over SYRIZA, a new opinion poll shows. The survey was conducted by MARC on behalf of Proto Thema Sunday newspaper. it...

KINAL Leader Gennimata at Party Convention: ''We Represent Change''

The Leader of the ''Movement for Change'' (KINAL) party said that her social and democratic party represents a change in Greece. Speaking in front of 4,500 party members and congressmen at the Second Party Convention in Athens, Gennimata outlined the...

Greek Politics in Turmoil After Prespa Agreement

When Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras managed to push the Prespa Agreement through the House by "borrowing" lawmakers from other parties, the repercussions end up turning parliamentary rules upside down. Small parties were dismantled, others struggled to keep the minimum...

Opposition Maintains Double Digit Lead Over SYRIZA in New Poll

Greece's main opposition New Democracy party maintains its lead over the governing SYRIZA party, leading by 11 percentage points in a new poll conducted by Pulse for the Skai media group. One-third (33 percent) of respondents stated they would vote...

First Post-Bailout Poll Gives New Democracy 10.9% Lead Over SYRIZA

The first major opinion poll since the completion of the third -- and final -- bailout program shows a steady lead of 10.9% for the main opposition New Democracy over the ruling SYRIZA-led government. The poll, conducted by Marc on behalf of...

Opposition Parties React Scathingly to Tsipras' Speech in Thessaloniki

Opposition parties reacted strongly to the keynote speech Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gave on Saturday at the opening of the Thessaloniki International Fair. All parties accused Tsipras of promising things that he can not deliver and commented on his...

Greek Centrist Potami Quits PASOK-Led Coalition

The Greek centrist party Potami voted on Sunday to leave the Movement for Change (KINAL) group, led by once powerful PASOK, only a few months after it entered the coalition. With a vote of 97 in favor and 16 against...

New Poll Records the Largest Difference Between New Democracy, SYRIZA

A new poll conducted by Public Issue and published on Thursday records the biggest difference between New Democracy and SYRIZA at 19 percent. The main opposition party received 39 percent of potential voters while the ruling party accounted for 20...