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Poll: 70% believe that “Tsipras will succeed as Prime Minister”

 A poll conducted by Public Issue on behalf of the newspaper “Aygi” Sunday edition reflects the satisfaction of Greeks for the election result on the previous Sunday. 70% of respondents said they believed that Alexis Tsipras will succeed as Prime Minister. Poll in detail“Are you satisfied with the election results?“, 60% …

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Twitter bird vs Holy Spirit: ND candidate protests SYRIZA poster

Have you been thinking all of the time that the symbol of social media Twitter is a “chirping bird” tweeting 140-characters long? Well, I have bad news for you. You have been wrong all of the time. Then according to conservative Nea Dimokratia,  the fluffy Twitter bird has allegedly some connection …

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Nea Dimokratia fights back IndepGreeks’ bribery allegations with …”compromising” picture

Greece’s political kitchen is boiling after Independent Greeks allegations that a middleman attempted to bribe an party MP with 2-3 million euro in order to vote in favor of government presidential candidate Stavros Dimas. After Independent Greeks chairman Panos Kammenos revealed at the press conference that he first met the …

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PM Samaras mobilizes old recipes: panic, dilemmas, scaremongering, Grexit

Two days before the first round of voting for Greece’s next President and government officials piously grabbed the pews in the sacred church of power and televion pannels, turned on the alarm lights of the government vehicles and set up to a frenzy populism campaing full of dilemmas, panic and …

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Presidential elections? I got that feeling of Greek Déjà vu

I have the strong feeling that since yesterday I live a Greek déjà vu experience. Components of the situation we face today that is the “political games vs snap elections” strongly remind me of summer of 2009, when then main opposition party PASOK was threatening the government of Nea Dimokratia …

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ND MP Psycharis’ resignation frees analysts’ imagination

Sudden and unexpected, Nea Dimokratia MP Andreas Psycharis submitted his resignation from the party of PM Samaras, right after he voted in the Greek Parliament in favor of the crucial bill granting debtors up to 100-installment payment scheme. In a press release, Psycharis explained the reason for his resignation as …

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Greek Public Order Minister: “Terrorists targeted Olympiakos FC President, Shipowner, Siemens, Nea Dimokratia…”

Anti-terror Police managed a big blow against terrorists planning several attacks, Greek Minister for Public Order, Vassilis Kikilias, said on Thursday.  In a joint press conference with the chief of Greek Police, the minister revealed that prominent shipowners, offices of multinational companies and political parties as well as the President …

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Greek MP’s historic sacrifice: “I have learned to live even on €1,500”

“I have learned to live even on 1,500 euro!” Nea Dimokratia MP Maria Antoniou made a “historic” statement on a local television network apparently in an effort to demonstrate that even our elected members of the Parliament know very well what is “austerity.” “I am not rich… I have learned …

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Greeks hit bottom; elections the only solution

Hundreds of property owners stood long lines outside banks on Tuesday morning in order to pay the new unified property tax ENFIA. The deadline for the first installment expires today. The majority of Greeks eager to meet their tax obligations are seniors who received their pension a day earlier. At …

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Survey surprise: 1. SYRIZA 23%, 2. ND 20.4%, 3. Communists 5.6%

The latest public opinion survey has several surprises. First that the Greek Communist party KKE occupies the third position in respondents’ preference and that it pushes down right-extremist Golden Dawn, for the first time since 2 years. The second surprise is that former Samaras’ coalition partner Democratic Left is not …

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Golden Dawn leader claims, he had contacts with PM’s aide and two ND ministers

A new Baltakos-gate is under way? Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos claimed that he had private contacts to the director of the press officer of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and also two of Nea Dimokratia ministers. Speaking at the Greek Parliament, Michaloliakos said: Video: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt “Whenever …

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Nea Dimokratia, PASOK vs SYRIZA: Dangerous games with Golden Dawn

A war of words between the coalition government parties and  main opposition SYRIZA has broken out, with coalition partners Nea Dimokratia and PASOK to launch fierce attacks against the left-wing party that threatens to win the EU elections in upcoming Sunday. The “flirt” with Golden Dawn voters before the second …

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