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Leader of Greek Centrist Party Steps Down After Poor Showing

Stavros Theodorakis, leader of centrist party To Potami ("The River"), announced his intention to resign from the party's leadership, and also proposed that Potami should not run in the upcoming national elections, at a party meeting on Tuesday evening. Theodorakis...

Centrist To Potami Party Implodes in Greek Parliament

Greek Centrist party To Potami was left with no parliamentary caucus on Monday, when two of its deputies resigned over the party's stance in favor of the Prespa agreement. Lawmakers Giorgos Amyras and Grigoris Psarianos announced their departure from the party...

Potami MP's Might Deviate From Party Line on Prespa

The Political Council of the opposition centrist Potami party reaffirmed on Thursday that its parliamentary deputies will vote according to their consciences when the Prespa Agreement comes before the Greek parliament for ratification. According to the state-run AMNA news agency,...

Greek Centrist Potami Quits PASOK-Led Coalition

The Greek centrist party Potami voted on Sunday to leave the Movement for Change (KINAL) group, led by once powerful PASOK, only a few months after it entered the coalition. With a vote of 97 in favor and 16 against...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Communist Party Claims HQ’s Call Center Is Tapped, Asks Government to Find Perpetrators

The Communist Party said on Thursday it recently discovered that the party’s headquarters were wiretapped and called on the government to act swiftly to discover the perpetrators. According to the party’s press release, it was observed that various recent telephone...

MP Katerina Markou Leaves Potami

Centrist Potami's MP Katerina Markou has announced her withdrawal to her post in a statement to the party's leader Stavros Theodorakis. Her departure from Greece's Parliament leaves Potami with eight MPS representing the party in the 300-seat government. Markou pointed to...