Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Stavros Dimas

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos Govt Candidate for the Greek Presidency?

The European Commissioner for Immigration, Citizenship and Internal Affairs, and New Democracy (ND) member, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is rumored to be the SYRIZA-led coalition government nominee for the upcoming Presidential election in Greece. According to Greek newspaper "To Vima," the first...

SYRIZA's Praise Over Avramopoulos' Intervention Fuels Presidential Nomination Scenarios

Greek main opposition SYRIZA praised earlier today the intervention of European Union Commisioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, regarding the need for extended flexibility of the Stability Pact for the European South countries. At the same...

Greek SYRIZA Party Leader: Markets Won't Be Rooting for Us

Greek main opposition party, SYRIZA, leader, Alexis Tsipras, does not appear "frightened" by possible turmoil in the market should his party win the upcoming snap general elections of January 25, as Bloomberg reports. As he stated in his book “Alexis...

Greek PM Accuses SYRIZA of Ignorance and Arrogance

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras lashed out at main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) accusing it of ignorance and arrogance, and expressed optimism that his party New Democracy (ND) will win the elections using truth and responsibility as weapons. Addressing...

Worry, Fear, Insecurity: The International Media on Greek Political Developments

After the third successive unsuccessful ballot for the election of the new President of the Hellenic Republic, international media once again has their eyes on the Greek Parliament, with reports mainly focused on the uncertainty emerging from the early...

Extreme Right Golden Dawn MPs Cause Tension After Announcement of the Presidential Ballot Results

The announcement of the third unsuccessful ballot result for the election of the President of the Hellenic Republic was welcomed with insults and disrespectful gestures from the entire parliamentary group of far right Golden Dawn, while some of its...

Greek Parliament Fails to Elect President; Greece to Call Snap Elections

Greece will have to call general elections within a period of at least 21 days from today as the Greek Parliament failed to elect Stavros Dimas as President of the Republic of Greece. Greek constitution dictates that in an unsuccessful...

The Arithmetic Ahead of Monday's Final Greek Presidential Ballot

Only a few hours ahead of the third, critical ballot for the election of the new President of the Hellenic Republic -- to be held tomorrow at noon -- within a fluid political climate and with an increasing number...

Third Round of Voting for Greek President

The Greek Parliament is voting in the third and final round in order to elect a new President of the Hellenic Republic on Monday, at 12pm. Failure to get the required 180 votes will lead to national elections. Ruling coalition candidate...

Greek Presidential Candidate: I Will Not Accept Being Elected With Golden Dawn Votes

Greek Presidential candidate Stavros Dimas ruled out the scenario of being elected as the next President with the votes of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn. “As I respect the democratic institutions, I will not accept being elected President of the Republic...