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ND leader Meimarakis receives mandate to form government

New Democracy (ND) leader Evangelos Meimarakis on Friday received a mandate from the President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos to form a government.
August 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

Merkel in Athens

Merkel's visit gave Samaras' government a much needed boost. Given that the crisis has shattered Greece's old two-party system, the only glimmer of hope for political renewal lies in coalition governments being able to iron out their differences and work together.
Stan Draenos: October 15, 2012

On another planet

In Greece, no one wants to make any cuts. Everyone has a good excuse to keep the state intact.
Paschos Mandravelis: August 10, 2012

College is over, guys

Politician 'cheat-sheets' put the economic burden on the shoulders of those with less bargaining power: Young people.
Paschos Mandravelis: July 31, 2012

Greek Elections: Greek electorate invited again to the crossroads of uncertainty

All political parties have based their election campaigns on empty promises. However, it is time to start the hard work of finding solutions to problems.
Ilias Sourdis: June 15, 2012

Left to their own devices

Whether Greece’s leftist parties like it or not, a great deal is at stake at the moment. The left’s all-or-nothing policy seems to be leaving it with nothing.
Paschos Mandravelis: November 14, 2011