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EPP chairman Weber is spreading “fake news,” says Greek Foreign Minister

Greek Foreign Minister, George Katrougalos has accused Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party (EPP) candidate for European Commission president, of “reproducing fake news.” The Foreign Minister was responding to a tweet posted by Weber and in which he claimed that Athens was refusing “70,000 Greek nationals the right to vote …

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EP Vice hits out at EPP Weber comment “Communist Prime Minister” of Greece

European parliament vice-president and head of SYRIZA fraction Dimitris Papadimoulis hit out at the chairman of EPP, Manfred Webber, who claimed the problem of Greece was the “communist Prime Minister.” “Weber is again completely out of step with the majority of the European Parliament as well as Jean-Claude Juncker and …

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Biased and short-sighted Schaeuble could destroy Eurozone, not just Greece

The sudden suspension of Greece’s short-term debt relief measures on Wednesday evening (14 December) has sparked fierce criticism by a number of EU officials. EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici, European Parliament president Martin Schultz, French president Hollande and finance minister Michel Sapin, along with many MEPs from the GUE/NGL, S&D and …

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EP session on Greece: Parody in Madhouse & Tsipras’ speech

Today’s European Parliament Plenary session on Greece looks like a madhouse with dozens of people speaking about things one could believe that “they have no idea what they’re talking about.” What is clear so far, is that 95%-98% of EP parties or better say “MEPs” have sharply attacked Prime Minister …

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UPD Juncker, Moscovici, Berlin signal to scrap the Troika

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici signaled that they want to scrap the Troika, the representatives of International Monetary Fund, The European Union and the European Central Bank, dealing with the Greek bailout programs, the austerity time table and the so-called …

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Some start to digest the idea of snap polls and SYRIZA to form a government

Slowly but gradually it looks as if some try to digest the idea of left-wing SYRIZA winning the next elections in Greece and forming the government. European Commision Vice President Jyrki Katainen, for example, said that the EU executive “will respect democracy and is ready to cooperate with any government …

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Sex or Politics? “To Potami” under heavy criticism for two sexist election spots

To Potami, the party of former TV star and aspiring politician Stavros Theodorakis, came under heavy criticism even by its own members for publishing two election spots with clearly tacky and sexist content. The videos featuring a young and a middle-aged woman have them talk for 40 seconds  in what …

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Olala! Ex Greek Foreign Minister Bakoyanni Gets Vulgar On State TV

oops! My innocent ears did not believe what they heard on state NET TV live: ex Greek Foreign Minister, ex Nea Dimocratia official, former Democratic Alliance leader and current Nea Dimocratia candidate Dora Bakoyanni saying such a word: ‘κολομπαρίστικα’, a very vulgar word implying somebody is gay. Dora Bakoyanni was criticizing  …

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