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Greek Left Accuses Government of Authoritarianism for Banning Polytechnic Rally

The three leftist parties in the Greek Parliament have blasted the New Democracy government for banning the Polytechnic uprising's annual demonstration on Tuesday, November 17 as part of the strict new coronavirus measures imposed recently all over the nation. Syriza,...

Leftist Syriza Unveils New Logo

Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance President Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday unveiled the party's new logo. The central element of the new logo is a five-pointed star, whose points represent the key values and ideals that inspire the Left. According to the party,...

Greek Former Minister to Face Special Court Over Novartis Probe

Greece's parliament voted late Wednesday to charge former deputy justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos over allegations he sought to incriminate political opponents during an investigation into the Novartis scandal. A total 177 out of 300 lawmakers from governing New Democracy and...

Nightmare of Deadly 2018 Greek Fire Rekindled as Cover-Up Plot Surfaces

A few days before the second anniversary of the devastating fire in eastern Attica that claimed the lives of 102 people, new evidence is coming to light, suggesting that the leadership of the Greek Fire Service attempted a huge...

Government, Opposition Clash over Bill to Curb Demonstrations in Greece

As the vote for the bill to regulate demonstrations is about to go up for a vote in the Greek Parliament Thursday, there continue to be fierce reactions from the opposition, unions and other sectors of society. Greece's public sector employees...

Ex-Premier Tsipras Slams Turkey's Erdogan, Declares Greeks Are United as One

Following the escalation of Turkish provocations on Wednesday, Greece's main Opposition SYRIZA party and its leader, Alexis Tsipras, issued two separate statements with stark warnings against Ankara and its behavior. ''The latest incidents constitute an unprecedented and dangerous escalation,'' Tsipras...

Wide Consensus Foreseen as Opposition Parties Support First Female Greek President

It was announced on Thursday that the first Parliamentary vote to elect the next Greek President will take place on Wednesday, January 22. According to the recently-amended Greek Constitution, the first vote requires a 2/3 majority for a candidate to...