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Parliament President presents audit committee of public debt

Parliament President Zoi Constantopoulou announced the establishment of an Audit Committee of Public Debt in a joint press conference on Tuesday, with ruling SYRIZA MEP Sofia Sakorafa and Belgian expert on odious debt Eric Toussaint, in charge of the committee team of experts.
March 17, 2015

Stratoulis says Greece is not a 'protectorate,' attacks 'obsessive' Schaeuble

A leftist minister on Wednesday slammed Germany's “obsessive” Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble for allegedly treating Greece as a “protectorate” state.
eKathimerini: March 11, 2015

64% see Tsipras government in a positive light so far

A majority of Greek people (64 pct) think positively of the new government's course so far, according to an opinion poll by private company Marc for "Efimerida ton Syntakton" newspaper published Saturday, while 31.4 pct see it negatively/probably negatively.
March 9, 2015

Dimitris Avramopoulos quits as New Democracy's VP

Greek European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Sunday resigned his post as vice-president of the conservative New Democracy party, citing obligations in Brussels.
eKathimerini: March 8, 2015

Turkey slams Greek minister for ‘stirring tension in Aegean’

The recent actions and statements of the Greek defense minister are “unacceptable and are raising the tensions in the Aegean,” Turkey has said amid escalating tension between neighbors.
Journal of Turkish Weekly: March 8, 2015

Early election, referendum possible if Greek debt plan rejected: Varoufakis

Greece could call a referendum or have early elections should its euro zone partners reject its debt and growth plans, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said in a newspaper interview on Sunday.
Reuters: March 9, 2015

Tight election campaign prompts copycat ads

As Greece heads to snap elections on Sunday, political parties have heavily drawn from the bottomless well of mostly American campaign ads to get their message across.
Paschos Mandravelis: January 21, 2015

Catatonic opposition

The leftist opposition, and like-minded parties, have cried wolf so many times that very few people take them seriously anymore.
Paschos Mandravelis: July 15, 2014

Rethinking the Internet in politics

Greek society is in that transitional phase where it sees the previous concept of the world collapsing and is still waiting to see what the future may bring.
Paschos Mandravelis: March 4, 2014