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
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'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
In Greece, no one wants to make any cuts. Everyone has a good excuse to keep the state intact.
Paschos Mandravelis: August 10, 2012
Politician 'cheat-sheets' put the economic burden on the shoulders of those with less bargaining power: Young people.
Paschos Mandravelis: July 31, 2012
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
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