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Tsipras: Europe is Changing

By   /  11/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: Europe is Changing

  Greek Prime Minister and President of the SYRIZA Party Alexis Tsipras sent an array of messages with just as many recipients from the Party’s Central Committee on Saturday, February 11th. Certain about the closing up of the bailout programme evaluation, Alexis Tsipras spoke about everyone and everything, sending messages to Germany, Europe and to […]

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Democratic Alliance getting stronger amid reservations by Venizelos over strategy

By   /  15/01/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Democratic Alliance getting stronger amid reservations by Venizelos over strategy

Former PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos launched a thinly veiled attack of ex-Prime Minister Giorgos Papandreou over his decision to join forces with the socialist party as part of the Democratic Alliance. Addressing a PASOK Central Committee meeting on Sunday, Venizelos said “unity and rallying does not mean restoration”, adding that “some owe at least an […]

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Major upheaval caused by arrest of journalists

By   /  11/01/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Major upheaval caused by arrest of journalists

The publisher of weekly newspaper Parapolitika, Yannis Kourtakis, and its Director, Panagiotis Tzenos, appeared before court on Wednesday following their arrest by police on Tuesday night. Kourtakis and Tzenos were arrested after Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos pressed charges for defamation. The Minister claims the two journalists used their radio show in recent weeks to […]

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Parties Owe Banks 418 million Euro

By   /  28/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Parties Owe Banks 418 million Euro

While the committee inquiry into the investigation for loans to political parties and the media is coming to an end, the SYRIZA rapporteur in the inquiry, Spiros Lappas, describes the “dissection” of political parties and media in an interview with Left.gr, and sends a political message: “We have decided with absolute sincerity to do whatever […]

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Tsipras Strengthening ‘Close Circle’ for Swift Crisis Exit

By   /  06/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras Strengthening ‘Close Circle’ for Swift Crisis Exit

The expected Greek government reshuffle which has been dragging on since summer finally took shape on Friday night, after plenty of behind the scenes action. With ten departures and thirteen new faces in the new Greek Cabinet, Prime – Minister Alexis Tsipras is making two things clear through his choices. Firstly the need to proceed […]

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ND and PASOK loans under the Microscope again

By   /  18/10/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on ND and PASOK loans under the Microscope again

Right wing New Democracy party (ND) and Socialist PASOK party loans, are likely to be placed under the microscope again after statements made in parliament by the head of the Bank of Greece, Yiannis Stournaras. Financial prosecutor Panayiotis Athanassiou, requested the minutes of Stournaras’ testimony by the Parliamentary Commission in order to study it and […]

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Syriza opens fire against Gennimata over electoral law

By   /  13/07/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Syriza opens fire against Gennimata over electoral law

Athens, July 13, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris The leader of the Democratic Coalition and PASOK, Fofi Gennimata, has opted to play hide and seek, Syriza stresses following the proposal tabled by the socialist party leader to “freeze” the voting process of the electoral law. Syriza asks if “she will side with […]

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Impact of Greek election in Albania and Albanians in Greece

By   /  21/01/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Impact of Greek election in Albania and Albanians in Greece

IBNA Analysis Tirana, January 21, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Edison Kurani Greek early parliamentary election is anticipated with much interest in Albania. Politicians and analysts take into account not only the developments in the neighboring country and their impact, but also the social and economic impact that they are expected to have on 500 […]

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Greek former Minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos found guilty

By   /  07/10/2013  /  GR Politics, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greek former Minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos found guilty

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos – Judges of the Three-Membered Court of Appeal for Felonies found former Minister of PASOK, Akis Tsohatzopoulos, for the crime of money laundering which came from passive corruption, causing damage to the Greek State. According to Greek Media, the court found guilty in total 15 more individuals, who were involved […]

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Venizelos meets former PM Papandreou

By   /  18/07/2013  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Venizelos meets former PM Papandreou

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos Greece’s foreign policy will be discussed at today’s meeting between Vice President of the government and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Evaggelos Venizelos and former Prime Minister, Giorgos Papandreou, according to the latter’s Press Office. The meeting takes place within Mr. Venizelos’s contacts with former Ministers of Foreign Affairs and will […]

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