Greek-Albanian relations take a hit over arrest of ethnic minority politician
The detention of a mayoral candidate from the Greek ethnic minority in Albania has raised tension between Athens and Tirana over the past few days.
Parties step up battle for voters in election home stretch
With just a few days left until the May 21 elections, the jousting between the two main parties is becoming more intense.
Mitsotakis makes direct play for PASOK voters as SYRIZA questions opinion polls
New Democracy appears confident that winning over wavering centrist voters, rather than seeking a formal coalition with PASOK, is the tactic that will secure the party another term in government.
Opinion split in Athens over best outcome in Turkish elections
Athens is remaining sanguine about the outcome of Sunday’s elections in Turkey, and insisting that it will work with whoever is eventually elected President in the neighbouring country.
Buoyed by polls, Mitsotakis rejects option of coalition with PASOK after first elections
A week before Greeks vote in what is likely to be the first of at least two general elections this summer, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, perhaps buoyed by a seemingly strong position in the opinion polls, has dismissed the idea of forming a coalition with centre-left PASOK.
Tsipras seizes on PM's surveillance comments in last-ditch attempt to boost poll hopes
A series of seemingly unguarded comments by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a televised debate has rekindled opposition attacks over the government’s role in the surveillance of journalists and politicians.
Restrictive leaders' debate produces little to move election needle
Wednesday night’s leaders’ debate did not seem to produce any surprises of the kind that could greatly affect the outcome of the May 21 elections, which New Democracy is on course to win, according to all opinion polls.
Leaders gear up for debate as ND maintains opinion poll lead
The leaders of Greece’s parliamentary parties are preparing for the only televised debate that will take place before the May 21 elections, which New Democracy is still on course to win and, at least, prevent the opposition from being able to form the next government.
ND and SYRIZA clash over costing of opposition economic programme
Opposition SYRIZA is accusing New Democracy of using lies and propaganda in an attempt to discredit their economic programme, in the latest dispute over rival claims in the run-up to national elections.
Mitsotakis pledges more benefits in bid to tap SYRIZA strongholds
Less than two weeks are left until Greece goes to the polls and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is pulling out all the stops as he tries to pave the way to his re-election.