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Greece's Creditors say No Changes in Bailout Program Terms for New PM

Greece’s creditors have said no to calls from the country’s new conservative government to ease harsh budget conditions agreed as part of its rescue program, AP reports. New Democracy leader and Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected after...

New Cabinet in Greece Sworn in by Archbishop Ieronymos

The members of the new cabinet in Greece were sworn in by the Archbishop of Athens and All of Greece Ieronymos at the Presidential Mansion at noon on Tuesday. The ceremony took place in front of the President of the...

Greece-US Relations to Remain Solid Assures US Ambassador to Athens

(This is a translation of an opinion piece written by Michail Ignatiou in the Hellas Journal) The United States Ambassador to Athens is, without a doubt, a controversial diplomat. He is perhaps one of the few who makes statements on...

How Greece's Political Landscape Changes After the Election

July 8, 2019 finds Greece turning the page, as the political landscape changed radically after the results of Sunday's election. Greece leaves four and a half years of leftist rule behind. The Alexis Tsipras government promised change and the end...

Final Results of General Election in Greece Released

Greece's Ministry of the Interior issued the final results of the national election in Greece and the number of seats each party has in the new Parliament: New Democracy: 39.85 percent, 158 seats Syriza: 31.53 percent, 86 seats Movement of Change: 8.10...

Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Hands Over to Mitsotakis

Outgoing premier Alexis Tsipras on Monday handed over power to his successor Kyriakos Mitsotakis who swept to a landslide victory in Sunday's general elections. Speaking earlier outside the presidential Mansion where he was sworn-in, Mitsotakis told journalists the Greek people...

The End of Populism in Greece? Foreign Media Hail Political Change

The international press hailed the victory of New Democracy and Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday's national election in Greece. CNN says that the outcome signals a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream politics. The vote...

Kyriakos Mitsotakis: Meet the New Greek Prime Minister

The winner of the July 7 elections and new prime minister of Greece became New Democracy president in January 2016, after he was elected by his party members. For three and a half years he worked tirelessly and diligently to...

Exit Poll: Big Win Predicted for Opposition New Democracy in Greek Election

Greece’s center-right New Democracy (ND) party is the clear winner of the general elections held on Sunday, according to the joint exit poll presented by Greece’s major television stations at 19:00 local time. According to the exit poll, ND gets...

Greek Election Campaign Wraps Up on Friday

As the Greek national election campaign ends on Friday, the two contenders for the premiership, Alexis Tsipras and Kyriakos Mitsotakis give the last battle before Sunday's polls. While all polls indicate that New Democracy will be the winning party -...