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Movement of Change: Greek Centre-Left Coalition Unveils Name

The new centre-left political coalition consisting of PASOK socialists, Potami centrists and various small social-democratic entities is unveiling its name in the coming days. According to reports, the new name will be "Kinima Allagis" (Movement of Change), a reference to...

New Center-Left Coalition Party Elects PASOK Leader Fofi Gennimata

  The new Greek center-left party elected politician Fofi Gennimata on Sunday to lead a new alliance, hoping to win back voters disillusioned after seven years of crisis and boost their popularity as the country appears more polarized than ever. The...

Prominent Journalist and Politician Yannis Kapsis Dies at 88

Former minister of the PASOK governments in the 80s Yannis Kapsis died at the age of 88, in the early hours of Monday morning. Kapsis was a close associate of former PM Andreas Papandreou; who handed him government posts on...

Center-Left Party Election Participation Seen as Protest Against Gov't Performance

The mass participation of Greek citizens in the new center-left party election, is seen as a demonstration against the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government, said PASOK MP Andreas Loverdos, on Monday. Speaking on SKAI radio on Monday morning, Loverdos said that the...

Fofi Gennimata Closes in on Leadership of New Centre-Left Party in Greece

After Sunday's elections, Fofi Gennimata, the leader of Greece’s socialists PASOK party, is in a commanding position to lead the new centre-left party. With more than half of the ballots counted, Gennimata leads with 44.5% of the vote, followed in second...

Polls Opened in Greece for Leader of New Centre-Left Party

Thousands of Greeks are expected to go the polls on Sunday to elect a leader for the new party of the centre/ centre-left. Nine candidates are running to lead the new party which politically hopes to fill the void between...

Terrorists ‘Seeking to Spill Blood’ in Armed Attack Against Greek Police

Greek police believe that the terrorist group "Revolutionary Self-Defense" was behind Monday’s attack against police, who were guarding the offices of PASOK, in central Athens. According to preliminary ballistic results conducted by the Criminal Investigation Directorate, the weapon used was a...

Greek Center-Left Candidates Debate before Sunday's Elections

The 9 candidates for the leadership of the new center-left party, appeared in a televised debate on state TV, five days before the first round of elections. The two-hour long debate took place just after the terrorist attack against the...

Gunmen Attack Police Outside PASOK Offices in Athens

Two armed assailants opened fire against the main offices of opposition PASOK party and police officers guarding the building, just before 8pm local time. According to eye-witnesses, the assailants sprayed the building at Charilaos Trikoupis street in the center of...

Ten Candidates in the Race for the Leadership of the Greek Centre-Left

Ten candidates have registered for the election for the leadership of the centre-left in Greece as the deadline expired on Friday evening. The first round of elections is set to be held on November 5, while a runoff vote has...