Friday Mar 7
Error in Parliament as bill is passed without majority
The government was pondering on Friday how to correct a mistake in Parliament that saw a bill passed on Thursday even though it had not received the majority of the votes.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
New poll shows SYRIZA leading by a small margin
A new opinion poll ahead of May's local and European Parliament elections shows leftist opposition SYRIZA ahead of conservative New Democracy by 0.9 percent.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
ND, SYRIZA exchange words over November 17 hit man autobiography
SYRIZA on Wednesday denied accusations from New Democracy that one of its members had written the introduction to the autobiography of November 17 hit man Dimitris Koufodinas.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Shuffling the pack
The May 2012 general elections shook the two-party system established in Greece after the end of the military dictatorship in the early 1970s.
Independent Greeks nominate Haikalis for Attica governor
Greece's anti-bailout, right-wing Independent Greeks party have picked MP Pavlos Haikalis as their candidate for the post of Attica Governor in the upcoming regional government elections.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
ND picks MEP for Attica governor candidacy
New Democracy MEP Giorgos Koumoutsakos is the conservative partyA's choice for the post of Attica Governor in the upcoming regional government elections, it emerged on Wednesday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
MPs to stand in European Parliament elections without giving up seats but not at MD
The government will lift restrictions on serving MPs from standing as candidates in the European Parliament elections, according to Interior Minister Yiannis Michelakis.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
PM shows support for local poll candidates
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras continued on Wednesday to provide a public show of support for New DemocracyA's candidates in MayA's local elections as the conservative party gears up for the contest.
In Athens Mayor race, Spiliotopoulos talks 'aesthetics', PASOK back Kaminis
Athens Mayor candidate and former minister Aris Spiliotopoulos , who is being backed by conservative New Democracy in the upcoming local authority elections, met with Prime Minister and ND chief Antonis Samaras at the Maximos Mansion on Wednesday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Papandreou defends record, argues his gov't set foundations for primary surplus
Former Prime Minister Giorgos Papandreou has criticised the current Greek government for failing to acknowledge the part that his administration played in reducing the countryA's deficit.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
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Greece: Left ahead in new poll
A new opinion poll shows left-wing opposition Coalition of the Radical Left party ahead of the ruling conservative New Democracy by 1.5%, Ekathimerini.com said on February 12. The survey showed SYRIZA leading with 30% support.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Parliament to discuss request for lifting MP's immunity
A Supreme Court prosecutor on Friday presented Parliament with the case file against New Democracy MP Gerasimos Giakoumatos, compiled as part of an investigation into the finances of a retirement home owned by his family, members of which are suspected of tax offenses.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Independent Greeks picks Athens Mayor candidate
As the battle for the upcoming local election intensified, Independent Greeks picked MP Vassilis Kapernaros as the party choice for Athens Mayor.
SYRIZA ahead of New Democracy in new poll
A new opinion poll published on Wednesday showed leftist opposition SYRIZA ahead of conservative New Democracy by 1.5 percent.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Drasi challenges New Democracy over party loans
Pro-business party Drasi on Tuesday called on New Democracy to come clean about the state of its bank loans after Giorgos Mouroutis, the head of the prime ministerA's press office, insisted that the conservatives are paying back their debts without delay.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Finance Ministry names Kikilias, Repousi and Kapernaros as three MPs who sent money abroad
The Finance Ministry issued a statement on Monday saying that three MPs are being checked in connection to money that was transferred abroad between 2009 to 2012.
SYRIZA calls for Parliament to act over reports that ND MPs sent 3.5 mln abroad
SYRIZA called on Monday for a parliamentary committee to meet in the wake of reports that three New Democracy MPs had transferred 3.5 million euros abroad between 2009 and 2012.