Mitsotakis, Greece’s pro-business ‘steamroller’

By |julij 8th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, SYRIZA|

Greece's incoming prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is a hard-nosed reformer from a conservative political dynasty with controversial civil service job cuts on his resume.

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Conservatives sweep Greek vote, oust leftist Syriza

By |julij 8th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Dimitris Papadimoulis, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, stelios kouloglou, SYRIZA|

The conservative New Democracy party triumphed in the Greek national elections on Sunday (7 July), ousting leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras from government.

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Athens conference puts Greek socialists to the test

By |februar 25th, 2019|EU elections 2019, European Left, Greece, GUE/NGL, News, PASOK, SYRIZA|

A conference organised in Athens by the European Parliament's Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group on 4 March has driven a wedge between left-wing political parties in Greece.

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Varoufakis: There is no real European Left, I am running against them

By |januar 28th, 2019|EU elections 2019, European Left, News, Podemos, SYRIZA, Yanis Varoufakis|

Yanis Varoufakis, the Spitzenkandidat for leftist Democracy in Europe (DiEM25), told EURACTIV Germany it was “painful” but he would run against the European Left, which is not united and civilised.

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Greek parliament approves first post-bailout budget

By |december 19th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, budget deficit, European semester, Greek bailout, Greek crisis, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, pensions, SYRIZA|

Greek lawmakers approved on Tuesday (18 December) the country's first post-bailout budget which projects a high primary surplus next year and sees a pick-up in economic growth.

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As finances improve, Greece scraps pension cuts

By |december 12th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, Greece, Greek bailout, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, pensions, SYRIZA|

Greece's parliament on Tuesday (11 December) voted to scrap plans to cut state pensions, in a motion led by the left-led governing coalition hoping to shore up its flagging support ahead of a general election next year.

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Greek minister: Far-right rise in Europe needs a progressive federalism response

By |november 9th, 2018|EU elections 2019, manfred weber, News, Nikos Pappas, SYRIZA|

The election of Manfred Weber as the European People’s Party (EPP) Spitzenkandidat ahead of next May's European elections confirms the right turn of the EPP, Nikos Pappas, Greek minister for digital policy, media and telecommunications, told EURACTIV.com on Thursday (8 November).

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Controversy in Greece: did New Democracy have secret contacts with Zaev?

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, EPP, EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, Joseph Daul, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, SYRIZA, Zoran Zaev|

A big controversy is ongoing in Greece following reports that the country’s largest opposition force, New Democracy, which strongly opposes the name deal with Skopje, has had secretive contacts with the Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Zoran Zaev.

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Britain’s Syriza: Corbyn looks to learn from the Greeks

By |september 25th, 2018|Brexit, Dimitris Tzanakopoulos, European Left, Jeremy Corbyn, News, progressive radicals, radical, Socialism, SYRIZA, United Kingdom|

Amid the brouhaha of Labour’s annual conference and the general bile of the wider Brexit debate, reports have been surfacing on the continent this week as to the future role Jeremy Corbyn would play as the potential prime minister of the United Kingdom.

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Greek opposition hits at Tsipras over wildfires: “How do you sleep?”

By |julij 31st, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, populism, SYRIZA, wildfires|

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused the opposition today (31 July) of exploiting one of the country’s worst ever natural disasters for saying ministers should resign over the deaths of at least 91 people in a fire.

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