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Thursday Apr 17 | EKathimerini

Government looks to kick on

After a busy but productive few weeks during which Greece secured billions of euros in pending rescue loans, returned to international bond markets for the first time in four years and received a fresh expression of political support from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his cabinet have a few days to take stock ... (more)

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Thursday Apr 17 | EKathimerini

Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans

SYRIZA's official candidate for the position of Athens mayor on Thursday accused his New Democracy rival of espousing an ultra-nationalist agenda.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

EKathimerini

Writer slammed for questioning Holy Fire

Writer Nikos Dimou came in for criticism Wednesday for suggesting that the Holy Fire brought back from Jerusalem each Easter Saturday is not the result of a miracle and that Greece should not spend money on a jet to bring it to Athens.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

EKathimerini

PASOK plays down coalition row over scheme for homeless

PASOK remained tight-lipped on Monday about a row that broke out with its coalition partner, New Democracy, late on Monday after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced the creation of homeless shelters without consulting with the Socialist party.

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The Miami Herald

Former Greece captain Zagorakis enters politics

Theo Zagorakis, a 42-year-old former midfielder who played 120 times for Greece before retiring in 2007, was presented Tuesday by conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on a list of 42 candidates for the center-right New Democracy party.

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EKathimerini

New Democracy unveils mix of candidates for Euro elections

Conservative New Democracy on Tuesday announced its candidates for the European Parliament elections next month, a mix of hopefuls including moderates and several names from the non-political arena.

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EKathimerini

National targets

The official news regarding GreeceA's present fiscal state of affairs appears to be very good indeed and is paving the way for serious negotiations with the countryA's creditors and partners regarding the sovereign debt issue.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

EKathimerini

Parties start announcing candidates for European Parliament elections

The race for the May 25 European elections is hotting up, with parties starting to announce their candidates for the crucial vote.

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The Financial Mirror

New party shakes Greek political scene

A newly established pro-European political party tends to change the political balances in Greece ahead of the EU elections in May. The new party, Potami , has not decided yet in which European political family it will be affiliated, triggering tensions in the Center-Left.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

EKathimerini

Time for hope, not fear

Many Greeks voted out of fear in the back-to-back 2012 general elections. They did so to keep the country afloat, in the eurozone and safe from calamity.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

EKathimerini

New Democracy takes slight lead over SYRIZA in new survey

Conservative New Democracy had a 0.2 percentage point lead over opposition SYRIZA in a new opinion poll published in the Parapolitika newspaper on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

EKathimerini

Incumbent Athens mayor chides rival over remarks

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Friday chided Aris Spiliotopoulos, his New Democracy rival in MayA's local elections, after the deputy likened Athens to Kabul in the wake of ThursdayA's bomb explosion outside the Bank of Greece.

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EKathimerini

SYRIZA ahead of ND in new poll

Opposition SYRIZA was leading with 3 percentage points over conservative New Democracy in a new opinion poll published on Friday by the Efymerida ton Syntakton daily.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Polls: Greek opposition gains from aide quitting

Two polls in Greece by the same agency show the main opposition party edging ahead after a top aide to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was forced to resign.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

EKathimerini

A stabilizing force

PASOKA's role as the junior partner in GreeceA's coalition government led by the New Democracy conservatives is extremely crucial to ensuring political stability.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

EKathimerini

Venizelos: coalition determined to safeguard stability

The coalition government is determined to safeguard political stability despite differences of opinion between the two parties, Deputy Prime Minister and PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos told reporters after talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

EKathimerini

Panayiotis Psomiadis launches new party ahead of Euro polls

Former Central Macedonia Governor Panayiotis Psomiadis on Thursday announced the creation of his own party, to run in the May 25 European Parliament elections.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

EKathimerini

Former Thessaloniki governor exits New Democracy

Panayiotis Psomiadis, a former governor of Central Macedonia, has resigned from conservative party New Democracy, the AMNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

EKathimerini

Attica pharmacists call off strike over liberalization measures

Pharmacists in Attica will end their strike on Tuesday despite measures liberalizing their sector passing through Parliament on Sunday night.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

EKathimerini

Greek Parliament passes multi-bill but coalition sees majority cut further

The omnibus bill containing liberalization measures and other reforms that Greece needed to pass to receive its next bailout tranche squeezed through Parliament at just after midnight on Sunday but the vote led to the governmentA's majority dwindling further.

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