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ND spokesperson “secret” meeting with FYROM Zaev sets Greece’s politics on fire

A German newspaper has set the Greek political landscape on fire after it revealed that a close aide of leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis from conservative New Democracy had two secret meetings with FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. MEP Maria Spyraki and ND spokesperson reportedly met with Zaef in December 2017 and …

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ND leader Mitsotakis promises €1 billion guaranteed income plan

Leader of Greece’s main opposition party New Democracy has promised a 0ne-billion-euros guaranteed income plane, once his party would come into power.  “Securing economic growth is a key way of reducing poverty and social exclusion,” ND leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday. Speaking at the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute of Democracy, Mitsotakis …

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Gap between SYRIZA and ND narrows in latest public opinion poll

The gap between ruling left-wing SYRIZA and main opposition party conservative New Democracy is narrowing, according to the most recent public opinion poll. The gap has decreased to 4.7% from 4.9% in a poll in February conducted by the same company. At the same time, Tsipras’ junior coalition partner Independent …

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Surprise poll: SYRIZA – ND difference smaller, 5 parties in Parliament

A public opinion poll with surprise results: The difference between left-wing SYRIZA and conservative main opposition party New Democracy is getting smaller. At the same time, should elections be held next Sunday, only five political parties would manage to pass the threshold of 3% and enter the Palriament. According to …

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Parliament rejects opposition inquiry for 3 government ministers

The Greek parliament rejected on Thursday night a proposal by New Democracy to set up a special parliamentary committee to investigate a possible breach of trust by three SYRIZA ministers in connection with the ongoing investigation into the Novartis case, after it failed to secure the required majority. The proposal …

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Ex Health Minister says he was offered kickbacks by pharma for vaccines

Former New Democracy Health Minister, Giorgos Sourlas, said he was offered kickbacks by a pharmaceutical company in order to market vaccines. Speaking to state ERT TV, the former minister said he was offered 500 million Drachmas* in order to market last generation vaccines for hepatitis. “It happened once, I was …

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Top Minister visited Venezuela together with off-shore lawyer

Conservative daily Eleftheros Typos reveals on Monday that the minister involved in the TV licenses visited Venezuela together with a Cypriot off-shore lawyer whose name was mentioned in the Panama Papers. The visit took place back in 2013, that is 116 months before SYRIZA won the elections and came into …

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Poll: ND leads with 3.5% towards SYRIZA. However….

In a public opinion polls published over the weekend, main opposition party, conservative New Democracy leads with 3.5% towards governing left-wing SYRIZA. However, in polls conducted even a month ago, ND used to lead with 7%. At the same time, 32.4% of respondents declare that they do not know which …

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New Democracy MP trolls his own party in Parliament debate

That was the greatest “OPS!” in the history of the Greek Parliament, I think. New Democracy MP Dimitris Stamatis told lawmakers that ND leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be Prime Minister of Greece in spring 2017! “The people elect the governments even if they make mistakes as in your case. In …

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Poll: New Democracy leads, 47% want “Early Elections”

Main opposition party, conservative New Democracy continues to lead in public opinion polls with party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to keep repeating on 24/7-basis: “This Syriza government is incapable.”  The propaganda works: 47% of Greeks want early elections and – surprise! – among them also SYRIZA voters. Third party remains the …

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Opinion Poll: Conservative ND 3.7% ahead of ruling SYRIZA

Conservative New Democracy leads with 3.7% ahead of ruling party left-wing SYRIZA. In a public opinion poll conducted 4-11 February 2016. third party in respondents’ preference is Communist KKE however with a difference of more than 17 percent. Public opinion poll conducted by MRB:     ND 26.9% SYRIZA 23.2% KKE …

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