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Public poll: ND leads with 27.5%, SYRIZA follows with 17.5%

Main opposition party, conservative New Democracy has gained immense support when compared to the ruling left-wing SYRIZA. In a public opinion poll conducted by the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki for private Skai TV the results are: New Democracy 27.5% SYRIZA 17.5% Golden Dawn 7.5% PASOK 5.5% KKE 5.5% Centrists’ union …

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Anarchists interrupt Sunday mass in Thessaloniki, smash offices of SYRIZA-ANEL in Athens

A group of anarchists stormed the cathedral in Thessaloniki and interrupted the  mass on Sunday morning. They shouted insults, threw leaflets and quarreled with priests and members of the parish. The priest of the church came out to speak with the protesters who reportedly pushed him away with their hands. …

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SYRIZA vs SYRIZA: Ruling Party against Government for refugees’ evacuation from occupied buildings

Greece’s ruling party SYRIZA condemned a decision of the SYRIZA-Indepenten Greeks government to have police raid and evacuate three buildings in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The buildings were occupied by anti-authoritarians and members of Solidarity movement who had settled refugees and migrants there. “Criminalizing solidarity projects is a method that has …

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Anti-authoritarian son of SYRIZA Minister sentenced for “disturbing public peace” outside Golden Dawn offices

An Athens Misdemeanors Court imposed a 14-month imprisonment to the son of a SYRIZA Minister for attacks that occurred last month outside the offices of far-right Golden Dawn in Maroussi suburb of northern Athens. The 21-year-old man and each of three other defendants were sentenced to 14-month imprisonment with 3-year …

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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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SYRIZA MP resigns after omnibus bill voting

SYRIZA MP Vasiliki Katrivanou resigned just a couple of hours after she voted YES to the omnibus bill but NO to the Privatization Fund and IMF’s contingency measures. There was reportedly pressure by other SYRIZA lawmakers that she resigns, as the party could not afford to expel her due to …

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Thessaloniki: Teargas against austerity protesters outside SYRIZA offices

Greek riot police fired teargas against austerity protesters when they gathered outside the offices of governing party SYRIZA in Thessaloniki at Friday noon. Unionists and members of leftist parties gathered outside the SYRIZA office holding banners and chanting slogans. At one point, protesters tried to enter the offices and riot …

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A new SYRIZA Referendum, while ND urges for early elections??

Does SYRIZA play with the idea of holding a referendum? Government party MP Sakis Papadopoulos told Greek media on Tuesday morning that in case the review talks end in deadlock, the government could turn again to the people. “A Referendum might help,” Papadopoulos told private Star TV. Claiming to speak …

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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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Nepotism in SYRIZA: Youth Secretary finds jobs for mom, brother & girl friend in public sector

It is clear. A government needs “its own people” to put in crucial positions if it wants to govern without being undermined by ideological opponents and opposition parties. Left-wing SYRIZA is not exception to the rule. There have been reports in the near past of husbands of ministers and lawmakers …

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Greek govt’s social program – counterweight to “Red Loans” bill

Greek government announced a package of social measures as counterweight to the “red loans” bill that will be voted tonight in the Greek Parliament. The program includes among others: health care to uninsured citizens and migrants with legal papers, broadening the criteria for the ‘social invoice’ of Public Power Company, …

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SYRIZA MP resigns over “prior actions bill”, Kammenos asks ‘rebel’ ANEL MP to resign

Syriza lawmaker and former government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis submitted his resignation on Thursday morning, hours before the Parliament would be called to vote for the bill of prior actions and new austerity measures. “Sakellaridis raised objections to the bill,” Greek media report adding that it was Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras …

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