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First Greek Presidential Ballot Results Elect Prokopis Pavlopoulos

With a positive result on the election of a new Greek President concluded the first round of voting by the Greek Parliament a few minutes earlier. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the candidate nominated by the ruling SYRIZA party and Prime Minister Alexis...

To Potami Opposes Pavlopoulos Candidacy and Nominates Nicos Alivizatos for the Greek Presidency

Greek opposition party To Potami in a statement issued by its leader, Stavros Theodorakis, has expressed its disagreement with SYRIZA’s nomination of former New Democracy Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos for the Presidency of the Republic. Mr. Theodorakis stated, his party...

Greek Communist Party Disapproves Presidential Candidate

The Greek Communist Party (KKE) criticized the choice of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to propose Prokopis Pavlopoulos for President of the Hellenic Republic and announced that KKE MPs will vote "present" in tomorrow's vote. The official announcement issued from KKE headquarters underlined...

SYRIZA Nominates Prokopis Pavlopoulos for Greek Presidency

Just moments earlier, former New Democracy Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos was nominated for the Presidency of the Hellenic Republic by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Pavlopoulos may be elected on the first ballot, which according to the Greek Constitution requires...

New Democracy to Table Changes for Greek Constitution Revision [Video]

Institutional changes for the revision of the Greek Constitution were proposed by the ruling New Democracy party, with most important those regarding the restoring of the role of the President of the Hellenic Republic and the depletion of the...

Protesters Attack MP Pavlopoulos

There was tension outside the Parliament when the employees of the mining and metallurgical company LARKO, who were having a protest rally, saw New Democracy MP Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The protesters started shouting “thieves, thieves” and some of them threw bottles...