Mitsotakis urges voters to give ND clear majority amid KINAL turmoilPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has made it clear that his main aim in the upcoming general elections is for his party to gain a clear majority and not have to contemplate entering a coalition with anyone else.
SYRIZA seeks to recover from election shock, ND prepares for powerPoliticsGreek Politics
SYRIZA has begun the process of trying to heal the wounds from Sunday’s devastating election result and to work out how it can rally support for the general elections, which now appear likely to be held on July 7.
Tsipras bids to maintain unity after heavy defeat for SYRIZAPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy is on course for a victory over SYRIZA of around 9.5 points, one of the biggest in the history of the European Parliament vote and a result that puts immense pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and SYRIZA ahead of snap general elections next month.
Tsipras calls snap elections after heavy defeat that puts ND on course for clear majorityPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap elections on Sunday after SYRIZA suffered a heavy defeat in the European Parliament elections, making it virtually impossible for him to hold on until the end of the government’s term in September.
Tsipras targets pensioners with final pledge as Mitsotakis woos undecided votersPoliticsGreek Politics
Party leaders are due to deliver on Friday the final campaign speeches before Sunday’s European and local elections in Greece as they make a final push to influence voters.
Leaders present voters with stark choices as campaign reaches climaxPoliticsGreek Politics
The campaign for the European and local elections is set to reach its climax on Friday, when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will deliver their final speeches amid mixed signals about the final result from the opinion polls.
Mitsotakis appeals to centre-ground voters in bid to score decisive victoryPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is spending the final days of the campaign before Sunday’s European Parliament elections trying to woo undecided and moderate voters in the hope that this will help clinch a decisive victory for his campaign.
Tsipras ramps up fiscal pledges as elections draw closerPoliticsGreek Politics
Even though his government has just adopted the latest package of fiscal expansionary measures, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is not holding back in pledging similar interventions before the general elections later this year.
SYRIZA tries to build on "positive" measures but polls yet to register bouncePoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras suggested on Wednesday that the government may adopt more expansionary measures later this year as Parliament adopted the latest package of so-called positive interventions.
Tsipras claims EU vote will be close as SYRIZA looks for boost from relief measuresPoliticsGreek Politics
MPs are due to vote on Tuesday evening for the package of “positive measures” submitted to Parliament on Monday by the government, which hopes that the relief measures will provide SYRIZA with a boost ahead of the May 26 European and local elections.