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New Democracy ready to help, if SYRIZA leaves obsessions behind

Main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras in an interview with Sunday's Ethnos newspaper left the possibility for cooperation with the government open provided that SYRIZA leaves its obsessions behind.
May 17, 2015

Kammenos: Greece does not need elections or referendum

Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader and Defence Minister Panos Kammenos in an interview with Parapolitika newspaper on Saturday expressed the view that Greece does not need either elections or referendum,
May 16, 2015

Europe's well of sympathy for Greece runs dry

When radical leftist Alexis Tsipras stormed to victory in Greece's general election in late January, he briefly became an icon of the European left.
Reuters: May 13, 2015

ND leader Samaras: The country is led to a new memorandum

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras estimated that the country is led to a tax storm raid and a to a new memorandum resulting into the creation of recession and new deficits,
May 11, 2015

Dragasakis optimistic over an agreement

The SYRIZA government has a mandate to find a sustainable solution to the economy within the eurozone, Government Vice-President Yiannis Dragasakis told Guardian daily on Thursday.
May 8, 2015

Defiant Greece rehires public staff despite bailout talks

Greece is rehiring thousands of public sector workers, including cleaning ladies, despite sustained pressure from its international creditors.
BBC: May 8, 2015

Our policy statements are our red lines, Alternate Min. Stratoulis says

"Lenders seek to apply the zero deficit clause, but the government will table its cancellation," Alternate Minister for Social Insurance Dimitris Stratoulis on Wednesday said in statements to ANT1 TV.
May 6, 2015

SYRIZA has strong lead over ND, show two opinion polls

SYRIZA has a 14.8 percentage point lead over main opposition New Democracy, according to an opinion poll conducted by Marc for private TV Alpha.
May 5, 2015

Lafazanis: Greece must chart an alternative course leading towards 'new socialism'

reece must cut loose from memorandums, austerity and neoliberal ideas and chart an alternative course toward a "new socialism" - one going beyond the failures of "real existing socialism,"
May 4, 2015

Tsipras in dreamland

One can only feel sorry for Greece. For more than five years, the “troika” (the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund) has made it the object of a failed experiment with austerity that has exacerbated the country’s economic crisis.
Journal of Turkish Weekly: May 2, 2015