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Proposal for Inquiry on Ex-Minister Papangelopoulos Submitted to Parliament

Speaker of the House Constantinos Tasoulas announced on Thursday morning that thirty MPs from the governing New Democracy (ND) Party had submitted a proposal to initiate procedures for a special Parliamentary investigative committee against the former Deputy Minister of...

Mitsotakis Announces Tax Cuts for 2020 and Absentee Ballot for Expats From Thessaloniki

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday evening that Greek expatriates will obtain the right to vote in Greece's elections using absentee ballots, during the official inauguration of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). PM Mitsotakis presented what he...

Greek Parliament Votes for Bill Abolishing University Asylum

The Greek Parliament voted in favor of a bill on Thursday which addresses the abolition of university asylum laws. The proposed legislation, brought up for discussion by the new conservative government, also addresses a series of other issues, including changes to...

Mitsotakis Government Wins Confidence Vote in Parliament

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a vote of confidence in Parliament on Monday night, two weeks after the national elections which were held on July 7. Mitsotakis' government received 158 votes from a total of 300 cast, allowing it...

Final Results Show New Democracy 9.35% Ahead of SYRIZA in EU Elections

The Greek Ministry of the Interior  released the official and final results of Sunday’s European Elections in Greece on Thursday, showing a lead of 9.35 percent for the New Democracy (ND) Party over ruling coalition SYRIZA. According to the final results,...

The 21 Candidates Most Likely to Become Greece's Next MEPs

As votes for each one of the individual MEP candidates are still being counted, those who are currently leading the races now seem to have a good chance of becoming Greece's next 21 MEPs. Let's take a closer look at...

Conservative Candidate Defeats Rena Dourou in Attica Regional Elections

New Democracy Party-backed George Patoulis has a clear lead in the race for Attica's Governor, according to official results published on Sunday night. With almost 75 percent of the votes counted, Patoulis and his team received 37.6 percent of the...

Apostolos Tzitzikostas On Course to Win Greece's Central Macedonia

Sitting governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas won the race for Greece's second largest region, Central Macedonia, from the first round, according to official results published on Sunday night. With almost 75 percent of the votes counted, New Democracy-backed Tzitzikostas and his ''Solidarity:...

Greek Parliament to Open Confidence Vote Debate on Wednesday

Following a meeting between the Speakers of the House in the Greek Parliament, the debate regarding a confidence vote in the government will begin on Wednesday. It was also announced on Monday that the final vote will be held...

Greece's Ruling SYRIZA Party Urges International Community to Mediate Venezuelan Crisis

Greece's ruling left-wing party of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) issued a statement on Tuesday evening commenting on the dramatic developments in Venezuela. SYRIZA noted in its statement that the only way forward is dialogue and democracy, urging...