New Democracy aims to ease tax burden, attack SYRIZA's policies as...
New Democracy is to follow a two-pronged strategy in the coming days as it attempts to win over voters by pledging to tend to their tax concerns while also mounting a campaign to discredit SYRIZAA's economic policy proposals.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Greek MP Nikolopoulos insults Luxembourg PM on Twitter
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel took to Twitter on Thursday to insist that relations between him and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and between the two countries A'are perfectA' after being on the receiving end of a homophobic tweet from an independent Greek MP.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
ND gains one deputy as ousted MP sworn in Lamia mayor
Independent deputy Nikos Stavrogiannis on Wednesday resigned from Parliament in order to be sworn in as mayor of Lamia, central Greece.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The ongoing crisis has challenged the fundamentals of GreeceA's political system A- a situation to which parties have often responded with cheap tricks.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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)