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Protesters Clash with Police Outside Notary Offices Carrying Out Auctions (video)

Tension and clashes between police and protesters opposing auctions of foreclosed homes took place outside notary offices in central Athens on Wednesday afternoon. Members of the Greek Communist Party union PAME met at a notary office in Piraeus where a...

Former Tsipras' Partners Join Forces Against Austerity in Greece

Former SYRIZA minister Panagiotis Lafazanis and Alexis Tsipras' mentor Alekos Alavanos are to join forces in a new anti-euro, anti-austerity party. After leaving the ruling party in July 2015, Lafazanis along with other SYRIZA defectors formed Popular Unity, an anti-EU...

Rallies on the First-Year Anniversary of Greek Referendum

Three protest rallies in the center of Athens took place on the first anniversary of the Greek referendum on July 5. The protestors are sending the message to Europeans that despite the Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) government's referendum calling...

Former Greek House Speaker Konstantopoulou to Start Own Party, Blasts Tsipras

Former house speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou has stated her intention to start her own party with the aim of bringing about the government’s collapse. Speaking on Skai television late on Tuesday night, the outspoken politician announced the formation of a new...

Former SYRIZA Minister Denounces Greek Bank Recapitalization

The recapitalization of the banks is probably the biggest robbery in Greece's history, Popular Unity leader Panagiotis Lafazanis said in an interview with Praktorio FM on Tuesday. The only solution for exiting the crisis is nationalising the banks and exiting...

Popular Unity: Not Popular Enough to Take a Seat in Greek Parliament

The word Popular by definition means liked or admired by many people or by a particular person or group, however this was not the case for 'Popular Unity' (Laiki Enotita in Greek), a new party formed by SYRIZA dissidents. Popular Unity...

Greek Elections Final Exit Poll: Greeks Give SYRIZA a Clear Win Over New Democracy [Update]

The final results of the joint exit poll by five different research companies show leftist SYRIZA is a clear winner over conservative New Democracy. The exit polls show SYRIZA getting 33-35 percent of the vote with New Democracy trailing...

Varoufakis on Greek Elections: I will Vote for Popular Unity

Former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis stated on the internet that he will vote for Popular Unity because two of his former colleagues belong to the party. In a statement he sent to website thepressproject.gr, Varoufakis revealed that he...

Greek Elections: Polls Continue to Show Neck to Neck Race with Slight ND Lead

New opinion polls on Sunday's critical election show that SYRIZA and New Democracy run neck to neck, with most of them giving the conservative party a slight edge. Metrisi shows New Democracy first In a survey conducted by Metrisi for Eleftheros...

Greek Elections: Parties Start Major Pre-Election Rallies in Athens

Popular Unity and the PASOK-DIMAR alliance started the major pre-election rallies in the Greek capital on Tuesday evening. Less than eight months after the party campaigns that culminated in the January 25 election, the people of Athens are gathering again...