New party aims to mount challenge to the right of Mitsotakis's NDPoliticsGreek Politics
The government’s growing problems in dealing with the refugee crisis and the prolonged negotiations with Greece’s lenders are damaging the coalition’s credibility and working in the favour of the opposition parties.
New Democracy sticks by snap polls call as gov't looks to probe, tender for reliefPoliticsGreek Politics
Following Tuesday night’s tempestuous debate in Parliament, New Democracy stole a march on an apparently unprepared government by tabling on Wednesday a proposal for a parliamentary committee to investigate last year’s bailout negotiations, the imposition of capital controls and the bank recapitalisation.
Mitsotakis, Konstantopoulou intending to test Tsipras's mettlePoliticsGreek Politics
Having adopted a moderate stance on the refugee crisis in previous weeks, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has decided to be more aggressive in his criticism of the government over this issue.
Mitsotakis aims to prove credentials by tackling party's financesPoliticsGreek Politics
Setting aside the current hot button issues, such as the refugee crisis and the pending bailout review, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged on Thursday to restore his party’s dire finance to proper health.
Pension reform a precarious battleground for Tsipras and MitsotakisPoliticsGreek Politics
Pension reform provided the first battleground for Alexis Tsipras and Kyriakos Mitsotakis to clash on since the latter became New Democracy leader.
PASOK and Potami divided over direction to take after Mitsotakis winPoliticsGreek Politics
PASOK and To Potami have been feeling the aftershock of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s win in the New Democracy leadership race, with different views emerging in each part about how they could deal with a possible resurgence in the conservatives’ fortunes.
Mitsotakis targets Tsipras, floating voters and populists in first speech to his MPsPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke to his MPs for the first time on Thursday, setting out his immediate priorities as the party’s new president.
Mitsotakis win sends ripples through other opposition partiesPoliticsGreek Politics
As Kyriakos Mitsotakis puts together his team of officials and advisers following his win in New Democracy’s leadership elections, reactions from other opposition parties to the liberal politician’s victory have already begun.
Mitsotakis sets out on long haul to revive New Democracy while keeping internal balancePoliticsGreek Politics
Following his surprising victory in Sunday’s leadership election, New Democracy president Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who garnered 173,297 votes (52.43 percent), begins from Tuesday the task of overhauling his party.
Mitsotakis win gives New Democracy chance for renewal but creates fresh risksPoliticsGreek Politics
Kyriakos Mitsotakis scored a surprise victory in New Democracy’s election contest on Sunday by beating off competition from favourite Evangelos Meimarakis.