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Gennimata Announces Emergency PASOK Congress in September

An extraordinary PASOK Congress is going to take place shortly announced PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata on Tuesday at the Democratic Alliance parliamentary group meeting. The congress is expected to elect the members of PASOK’s main bodies, i.e. the central committee,...

Opposition Parties Congratulate Macron for French Election Win, Express Support for 2nd Round

The win of independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday is a win of the liberal forces over the leftwing and rightwing populism, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted on Sunday,...

PASOK Issues Warning After Attacks on MAT Riot Police with Molotov Cocktails in Exarchia

On Friday night, masked individuals threw Molotov cocktails into a platoon of police officers guarding the offices of the PASOK political party in Exarchia in central Athens. The incident occurred shortly before midnight on Friday evening and resulted in two...

Mikis Theodorakis: 'In Tough Times, Greeks Become Heroes or Slaves'

"During tough times, a Greek can become a hero or a slave," said legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis in an interview published in Proto Thema Sunday newspaper. The 92-year-old musician, who is also an emblematic figure of the Greek Left,...

Greek Conservative Party Continues to Lead in Polls, Leaving Leftist Gov't 11.8 Points Behind

A new nationwide survey published on Wednesday shows New Democracy 11.8 percentage points ahead of SYRIZA in voting intention, with ND gathering 28.6% of citizens preferences and SYRIZA 16.8%. The poll was conducted by RASS using a sample of 1,504...

The Death of Liberalism in Greece

By Thimios Tzallas The fate of Greece’s ‘Blairites’ provides a bitter lesson for centre-left parties across Europe, argues Thimios Tzallas. It is very often argued that the European Union and the International Monetary Fund got it wrong with the Greek crisis. They overestimated...

New Poll Shows New Democracy 10.2% Ahead of SYRIZA

A new opinion poll shows that the voting intention rate for New Democracy is 25.8% against 15.6% of SYRIZA, while eight out of ten Greeks give a negative review of the government's performance in the past two years. The survey...

Exhibition Celebrates the 1980s in Greece

A new exhibition in Athens celebrates the 1980s in Greece, a period that today's debt-ridden Greeks glorify as a time of social changes, reforms and the beginning of an elusive prosperity. "GR80s, Greece in the Eighties at Technopolis" is the...

Greek House Committee Finds No Criminal Allegations Against Loans Given to Political Parties, Media Owners

A parliamentary committee decided that there is no evidence of criminal activities regarding loans given by Greek banks to political parties and media organizations in previous years. The committee that oversaw the investigation concluded that there is no criminal liability...

PASOK Still has Open Political and Ideological Fronts with the Right, Says PASOK Leader Gennimata

Democratic Alliance and PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata on Sunday reiterated her invitation to all members of the area to rally with the Democratic Alliance, in her address to the PASOK committee. We seek to become the big, the progressive majority wave...