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14 hrs ago | EKathimerini

New Democracy should look to center ground, says Mitsotakis

Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed opposition on Friday to New DemocracyA's apparent plans to bring back into the fold politicians who had left the party in the past and went on to be part of what he termed A'populistA' parties.

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14 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Hardouvelis ready to make changes to property tax after MP talks

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis held talks on Friday with concerned New Democracy and PASOK MPs and pledged to make changes to the unified property tax that would reduce the burden on taxpayers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

EKathimerini

Report: 'Greek police under orders to leave neo-Nazis alone'

A former member of Golden Dawn who will also testify in the trial of party MPs and supporters has told a US-based rights group that the police were under orders not to trouble neo-Nazis.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

EKathimerini

Karatzaferis eyes ND-LAOS alliance to stop Tsipras

The leader of Popular Orthodox Rally , Giorgos Kartzaferis, said Thursday that he is prepared to work with New Democracy, the party from which he was ousted in 2000, to prevent SYRIZA winning the next general elections.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

EKathimerini

Cheap tricks

The ongoing crisis has challenged the fundamentals of GreeceA's political system A- a situation to which parties have often responded with cheap tricks.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

EKathimerini

Administrative reform minister provides assurances over civil service evaluation

Tweaks to rules on evaluation in the civil service, made by Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday, managed to appease coalition partner PASOK but not opposition parties.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

EKathimerini

Greek hopes for Commission portfolio raised following Juncker-Samaras meeting

A particularly warm meeting between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and European Commission President in-waiting Jean-Claude Juncker in Athens on Monday appeared to result in the two men coming to an understanding about what position GreeceA's representative at the European Union executive will hold when the commissionersA' portfolios are handed out ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

EKathimerini

Bill introduces new rules for funding of Greek political parties

Legislation submitted to Parliament Thursday seeks to overhaul the way political parties in Greece are funded by limiting the amount of taxpayersA' money they receive, increasing transparency regarding donations and preventing them from borrowing against future revenue.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

EurActiv.com

Greek defence minister nominated as commissioner

The Greek coalition government has nominated defence minister Dimitris Avramopoulos as commissioner in the new EU executive.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

EKathimerini

New Democracy firing staff as it slashes its expenses

New Democracy has begun firing staff from its party headquarters on Syngrou Avenue in Athens as it tries to rein in its spending.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

EKathimerini

PM, Venizelos meet as Administrative Reform Ministry eases stance on evaluation

Coalition leaders sought on Thursday to defuse tension that has built up between New Democracy and PASOK as a result of the assessment of public servantsA' performance, with the Administrative Reform Ministry indicating that it is willing to make compromises over the evaluation scheme.

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Related Topix: Europe, Greece, World News, Karolos Papoulias

EKathimerini

Presidential election will not lead to snap elections, Samaras tells ND deputies

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has told New Democracy MPs that he does not think Greece will go to snap elections early next year over the election of a new president.

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