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New Poll: New Democracy Leads, Greeks Reject "Macedonia" in FYROM Name

Conservative New Democracy main opposition party retains a double-digit lead over governing SYRIZA, while a vast majority of Greeks rejects the use of the term "Macedonia" in any new FYROM name, says a new poll by Metron Analysis published...

New Democracy Coveys Message of Friendship With Beijing

Ahead of the 96th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which will take place on July 1, the opposition in Greece, New Democracy (ND), has released a written statement to Xinhua News Agency with a message...

Mitsotakis: Meeting With Turkish PM Yildirim 'Substantive and Sincere'

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a "substantive and sincere" conversation with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday, as part of Yildirim's visit to Athens. The two officials discussed, among other issues, Greek-Turkish relations, migration and Cyprus....

Pulse Poll: ND Leads SYRIZA By 13 Points

A recent poll conducted by Pulse for the news website Action24 shows that the main opposition party in Greece, New Democracy (ND) has a 13 point lead over the current SYRIZA government. The poll was conducted immediately following the narrowly approved reform package...

ND's Mitsotakis: Greece Failing to Utilize its Digital Potential

Greece needs to improve its performance in digital policy, where it is lagging behind even comparably with crisis-hit Portugal, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday. "We do not seem to be fully aware of our true digital...

Main Opposition ND Criticizes Government Over Agreement's Terms

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a party meeting on Tuesday leveled against the government for the terms of the agreement. SYRIZA's election was a product of deception and its stay in government is based on the...

New Democracy Accuses Tsipras' Government of Implementing 'Poverty Plan'

"Alexis Tsipras' government implements with cynicism the poverty plan for the Greeks," main opposition New Democracy (ND) said on Tuesday following the release of figures on banking account confiscations. The press office of the main opposition accused the government of...

Greece's Own Strength Can Lead it Out From the Crisis, says Mitsotakis

Greece can exit from the economic crisis by relying on its own strength, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with Ta Nea published on its weekend edition. Mitsotakis said this can be achieved with fewer expenses and...

New Democracy: PM's Speech to Cabinet Was a Failed Apology for his Policies

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' speech to the cabinet meeting was a failed apology for his policy, said main opposition New Democracy (ND) in an announcement on Thursday. "Not a single word for the tax-free deduction, not a single word for...

Mitsotakis: Greece Is a Country That Punishes Hard Work and Criminalizes Success

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday Greece is a country that punishes hard work and criminalizes success, after a meeting with self-employed professionals and scientists who work in Greece. “I want our youth to live in a Greece...