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Greece Vows to Abolish All Voting Restrictions for Diaspora

Greece announced on Monday that it will introduce legislation which will abolish restrictions to vote for diaspora Greeks.

Twenty Parties and Coalitions Will Participate in July 7 National Elections

The Areopagus, the Supreme Court of the nation of Greece, announced on Wednesday the parties and coalitions which have been granted permission to participate in the upcoming national elections of July 7, 2019. From a total of twenty-four applications made by...

24 Parties and Coalitions Intend to Participate in Greece's July 7 National Elections

A total of twenty-four parties and party coalitions have submitted their name and logo to the Supreme Court prosecution of Greece, declaring their intention to participate in Greece's general elections on July 7. More specifically, twenty parties have declared their...

Eurogroup to Discuss Greek Economy After National Elections

It is highly improbable that issues involving Greece will be discussed at Thursday's Eurogroup in Luxembourg, a top Eurozone official said on Wednesday to the state-run AMNA news agency. AMNA quotes the same official as saying that the third report...

PM Tsipras to Ask Greek President for Early Election

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday to ask for early national elections by dissolving Parliament. The meeting, which takes place two weeks after the governing SYRIZA party lost...

MP Megaloeconomou Resigns from SYRIZA Ahead of National Elections

Greek MP Theodora Megaloeconomou resigned from the SYRIZA party on Tuesday afternoon and is standing now as an Independent, leaving the embattled Greek government with one less member of Parliament representing them. Megaloeconomou sent a letter to the Speaker of the House...

Markets Receive Conservative Greek Landslide With Unprecedented Enthusiasm

Global markets showed marked enthusiasm regarding the prospect of Greece turning toward a more conservative route, following the New Democracy Party's landslide in Sunday's local and European Elections. Greece's ten-year bond lost more than nine percent since the day began, and is...

PM Tsipras Afraid of Greek Diaspora Vote, Says Opposition

The main opposition New Democracy (ND) party accused Prime Minister Alexis Τsipras on Tuesday of treating the Diaspora as second-class Greeks after he revealed his plan to offer a "limited-impact" vote in the general elections for Greeks living abroad. “The...

Greek Diaspora May Get to Vote in 2019 Elections

Greek nationals living outside of Greece may soon obtain the right to cast a vote from overseas. The Greek government on Wednesday announced its intention to grant nationals residing abroad the right to vote in the country's elections, possibly...

Alexis Tsipras: SYRIZA's Victory Will Signal a 'Start in Greece 's Restoration'

The victory of main opposition SYRIZA in the Greek national elections will be "the start of a great national effort to save society and restore Greece ," party leader Alexis Tsipras said in an opinion article published in Sunday's...