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Greek Public Opinion Polls: “Derby” between ND and SYRIZA

 A derby between conservative Nea Dimocratia and left-wing SYRIZA is being played and a thriller will most probably will take place on June 17  as for the results that will come out from the ballot boxes. In most of the public opinion polls ND slightly heads, while some show SYRIZA first. 1) …

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Samaras Reveals Ambitious Economic Programme of Nea Dimocratia

Greece’s conservative party leader, Antonis Samaras (Nea Dimocratia) revealed the party’s economic programme 17 days ahead the June 17 elections. “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs” Samaras said during his programme presentation on Thursday afternoon in Athens. Jobs, no new taxes, no new horizontal cuts, cancel emergency taxes or scale them back  are …

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Greek Public Opinion Poll: ND 25%, SYRIZA 22.7%, PASOK 12.5%….

Conservative Nea Dimocratia leads again in a public opinion poll conducted published three days before the polls ban that  will be imposed on Sunday. According to the opinion poll conducted May 27-30, 2012 among 1,000 people by ALCO for news portal NEWSIT: ΝD: 25% SYRIZA: 22,7% PASOK: 12,5% INDEPEND GREEKS: …

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IMF Spokesman: “Lagarde Regrets Her Remarks [about Greece] Misunderstood”

The International Monetary Fund says Managing Director Christine Lagarde is expressing regrets for her comments about Greek suffering amid the country’s debt crisis. Lagarde told Britain’s The Guardian last week she has more sympathy for poor African children  than for Greeks suffering through economic problems and austerity measures. She also …

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Alpha-Bank Criticizes Greece’s Bailout-critical political parties

 Greek Alpha Bank sharply criticizes political parties and their strategies towards the Memorandum of Understanding. Discussions about government to discharge the MoU threaten the economic stability, says Alpha Bank in the weekly bulletin issued its Economic Research Department. “The Greek economy is suffering from the destabilizing tendencies of an election showdown with a …

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EURO-BOND: My Weight in Gold as Collateral

My weight (53-55 kg) in gold. This is what I as a Greek would have to give as collateral for Euro bond issue so that Germany can give the green light to the much needed bonds of the euro zone. As I am only one out of 11 million Greeks living …

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Fun Side of Greek Opinion Polls: ND 24.5% – SYRIZA 24.5%

THIS we haven’t seen before: a complete tied result between the parties that come first in public opinion polls. According to public opinion poll conducted by Pulse RC for the political weekly TO PONTIKI in the ‘voting intention’ : ND 24.5% – SYRIZA 24.5% – PASOK 13.5% -INDEPENDENT GREEKS 7%, KKE 5% …

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Did Aliens Write Greece’s Report Published by European Commission?

The 20-pages long Greece report published by the European Commission today refers to first and second bailout programme, its implementation or lack of it in the debt-ridden country. However, to tell you the truth I really doubt that this report was written by EC staff , bureaucratsand technocrats. EUfo Waving to …

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