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Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Η ομιλία του Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη στον ΟΗΕ
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Η ομιλία του Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη στον ΟΗΕ

Παρακολουθήστε ζωντανά την ομιλία του πρωθυπουργού στην 75η Σύνοδο της Γενικής Συνέλευσης του ΟΗΕ με θέμα: «Το μέλλον που θέλουμε, τα Ηνωμένα Έθνη που χρειαζόμαστε». Ο Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης αναμένεται να επικεντρώσει την ομιλιά του στην αντιμετώπιση του κοροναϊού αλλά και στις γεωπολιτικές προκλήσεις στην Ανατολική Μεσόγειο με αιχμή τις ελληνοτουρκικές σχέσεις

Defying criticism government to construct closed migrant centres, seeks Berlin’s support for burden-sharing
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Defying criticism government to construct closed migrant centres, seeks Berlin’s support for burden-sharing

'They must know that we don’t want them here,” New Democracy MP Konstantinos Bogdanos, among the party’s most right-wing members said of economic migrants.

Editorial To Vima: The insurance ‘reform’
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Editorial To Vima: The insurance ‘reform’

Experts doubt whether the feasibility study on insurance system reform presents credible projections and guarantees regarding the viability of the system.

Editorial: The trap of fatigue
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Editorial: The trap of fatigue

The opposition’s policy is to seep into the fissures that government policy creates in society.

Editorial Ta Nea: Constant checks
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Editorial Ta Nea: Constant checks

The PM was clear in his speech at TIF when he declared no growth is acceptable when it is gained at the expense of labour rights.

Tsipras blasts Mitsotakis’ policies at TIF
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Tsipras blasts Mitsotakis’ policies at TIF

"We disagree with New Democracy's growth model and we believe it can't lead us to growth" Tsipras said.

Market, citizens’ optimism key for economic rebound
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Market, citizens’ optimism key for economic rebound

It is now the responsibility of the PM to clearly articulate the message of a strong and ambitious economic restart.

Lower primary surplus remains top priority Mitsotakis tells TIF news conference
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Lower primary surplus remains top priority Mitsotakis tells TIF news conference

Mitsotakis noted that the situation inherited by his government in the economy was is not rosy but that it will be possible to implement its policies due to an over-performance in revenues during the last two months.

ΔΕΘ: Όλες οι φοροελαφρύνσεις που ανακοίνωσε ο Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης
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ΔΕΘ: Όλες οι φοροελαφρύνσεις που ανακοίνωσε ο Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης

Φοροελαφρύνσεις που στόχο έχουν να τονώσουν τη μεσαία τάξη εξήγγειλε ο Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης από το βήμα της 84ης ΔΕΘ, όπου μίλησε για πρώτη φορά ως πρωθυπουργός

Editorial To Vima: The Greek economy can grow in leaps and bounds
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Editorial To Vima: The Greek economy can grow in leaps and bounds

Now expectations are clearly positive and everyone expects that an economy freed of the ideological fixations of the previous period can leap forward as long as a climate of renewal is maintained

Government braces for major refugee crisis
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Government braces for major refugee crisis

The government will swiftly present a comprehensive plan outlining policies and measures to address the crisis.

Greek-Dutch agricultural cooperation planned after Mitsotakis-Rutte talks
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Greek-Dutch agricultural cooperation planned after Mitsotakis-Rutte talks

'After 10 years of crisis, Greece is broadening its horizons, and we do not forget that Europe stood by our side,' Mitsotakis said.

Editorial To Vima: What Mitsotakis gained from Merkel
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Editorial To Vima: What Mitsotakis gained from Merkel

Regarding the migration-refugee issue that has bedeviled Greece the two leaders expressed agreement on the way to handle it.

Mitsotakis briefs Merkel on government programme, discusses green development
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Mitsotakis briefs Merkel on government programme, discusses green development

'We are examining with Germany a green development plan which we will present to the chancellor in December,’ the PM underlined.

Editorial Ta Nea: Deeds
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Editorial Ta Nea: Deeds

'We are aware of the tensions Greece faces in the Eastern Mediterraean. The Eastern Mediterranean makes your country important in the region,' Macron stated.

Editorial Ta Nea: Solidarity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Solidarity

The man who is responsible for the existence of RescEU, the tireless Cypriot European Commissioner Evripidis Stylianides, hastened to our country to take part in the coordination of the efforts.

Editorial To Vima: The times are not propitious for the Mitsotakis government
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Editorial To Vima: The times are not propitious for the Mitsotakis government

The times are not propitious for Mr. Mitsotakis. He must act swiftly and decisively. In these tough times there is no room for reservations and indecisiveness.

Editorial To Vima: Dress rehearsal for consensus
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Editorial To Vima: Dress rehearsal for consensus

Citizens have no more patience for futile battles and they demand consensus on how to achieve progress and prosperity.

Editorial Ta Nea: Mitsotakis’ great anti-smoking wager
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Editorial Ta Nea: Mitsotakis’ great anti-smoking wager

Naturally, there will be resistance based on the supposed rights of smokers and on the financial interests of venues the clienteles of which include smokers.

Editorial To Vima: What Mitsotakis can bring, what Tsipras could not understand
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Editorial To Vima: What Mitsotakis can bring, what Tsipras could not understand

With his actions and choices Mr. Mitsotakis signaled that he leads a government which has its own plan and programme for an exit from the crisis

Mitsotakis calls for end to Turkish occupation in Cyprus
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Mitsotakis calls for end to Turkish occupation in Cyprus

Anastasiades underscored the crucial importance of existing trilateral cooperations in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Editorial Ta Nea: Return to normalcy
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Editorial Ta Nea: Return to normalcy

A barrage of draft legislation which signals the government’s outlook and overall plan will be tabled in Parliament this week.

Editorial To Vima: Promises and the invincible monster
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Editorial To Vima: Promises and the invincible monster

Every Greek citizen has suffered the martyrdom of dealing with a monstrous and constantly expanding bureaucracy.

Editorial To Vima: Looking to the future, not the past
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Editorial To Vima: Looking to the future, not the past

Will the government’s plan and decisiveness in implementing it prove stronger than the resistance that it will undoubtedly come up against?

Mitsotakis receives parliamentary confidence vote
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Mitsotakis receives parliamentary confidence vote

'I am convinced that we will manage to bring the bright Greece that we all deserve,' Mitsotakis declared.

Tsipras accuses Mitsotakis of populism in confidence vote debate
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Tsipras accuses Mitsotakis of populism in confidence vote debate

'He is the man who for three-and-a-half years clamoured for elections, engaged in disaster-mongering, and predicted our failure even though he knew that we were putting a derailed economy back on track,”the former PM said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Leaps
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Editorial Ta Nea: Leaps

Judging by the political programme that PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tabled in Parliament it appears that the overarching aim of the government is to produce as soon as possible palpable results for society.

Editorial To Vima: Time and tolerance
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Editorial To Vima: Time and tolerance

The government is now obliged to present in detail its plan and programme and to implement it swiftly.

Mitsotakis makes good on limited healthcare, police hiring
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Mitsotakis makes good on limited healthcare, police hiring

Priority will be given to filling 2,450 positions in the healthcare sector.

Margaritis Schinas: From chief spokesman to European Commissioner
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Margaritis Schinas: From chief spokesman to European Commissioner

As the face of the European C omission during the more recent part of the Greek crisis, Schinas often was called upon to explain relations between the EU and Athens, usefully elucidating the complex relationship for international journalists.

Regling tells Athens to stick to the programme, lower primary surplus later
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Regling tells Athens to stick to the programme, lower primary surplus later

'The Prime Minister underlined the importance of reforms that will bolster economic growth and job creation, and which are the central pledges of the newly-elected Greek government.'

Questions over why ex-police chief whom Mitsotakis wanted sacked over Mati now got top ministry post
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Questions over why ex-police chief whom Mitsotakis wanted sacked over Mati now got top ministry post

During the deadly Mati wildfire, the handling of the situation by Greek Police made matters worse as policemen were telling drivers to leave from Marathonos Avenue and to head to Mati,

Government sets six priorities on refugees, migration
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Government sets six priorities on refugees, migration

'Greece is an important agent of stability in the broader region. This great issue which is with us for good will be managed in the best possible manner,' said Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos.

Athens recognises Guaido, reverses SYRIZA policy
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Athens recognises Guaido, reverses SYRIZA policy

The previous SYRIZA government of Alexis Tsipras steadfastly refused to recognise Guaido as interim president on the grounds that President Nicolas Maduro was the democratically elected leader, and that such recognition would not facilitate a peaceful transition of power.

Editorial To Vima: Without self-deceptions
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Editorial To Vima: Without self-deceptions

It is unprecedented at least for Greece for ministers to be handed envelopes outlining the duties and targets of each ministry and to be informed that they will be constantly monitored by a team operating under the PM.

Greece, US blast Ankara over illegal drilling off Turkish-occupied Karpas Peninsula
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Greece, US blast Ankara over illegal drilling off Turkish-occupied Karpas Peninsula

It is the first condemnation of Turkey’s actions in the Eastern Mediterranean since New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis took power and appointed veteran conservative MP Nikos Dendias, an attorney, as foreign minister.

Tight surveillance, evaluation of ministers under Mitsotakis’ ‘new governance model’
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Tight surveillance, evaluation of ministers under Mitsotakis’ ‘new governance model’

'Every minister receives an envelope with the strategic plan for his or her remit which outlines our central targets, timetables, working groups, and the necessary support. We are planning, implementing, and evaluating our policies with a single objective, to make the lives of citizens better.'

Editorial Ta Nea: Threats
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Editorial Ta Nea: Threats

The country seems to slowly be leaving the crisis behind but a state of emergency exists in various sectors which could set alight a new fire.

Mitsotakis receives congratulatory calls from Trump, Pence
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Mitsotakis receives congratulatory calls from Trump, Pence

The Greek readout indicated that both leaders agreed on the need to deepen exceptionally good bilateral relations.

Editorial Ta Nea: Success is everyone’s affair
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Editorial Ta Nea: Success is everyone’s affair

The PM’s personal ambitions concern the entire country. His wager is a wager that concerns the social whole.

NYT explains how ‘underestimated’ Mitsotakis beat detractors, gained power
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NYT explains how ‘underestimated’ Mitsotakis beat detractors, gained power

'As someone who supports private enterprise and has voted in favor of L.G.B.T. rights and a less stringent approach on migration, Mr. Mitsotakis had to win over the party’s traditionalists, conservatives and right-wingers,' the report states.

Editorial To Vima: An opportunity for Mitsotakis, a lesson for Tsipras
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Editorial To Vima: An opportunity for Mitsotakis, a lesson for Tsipras

Citizens with their vote yesterday chose to have both a strong government and a strong opposition.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in at Presidential Mansion
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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in at Presidential Mansion

Mitsotakis, the son of the late conservative prime minister Constantine Mitsotakis, chose to be accompanied only his wife Mareva Grabowski and their three children – Sophia, Konstantinos, and Daphne.

Reuters sees austerity, unemployment behind ND landslide
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Reuters sees austerity, unemployment behind ND landslide

Mitsotakis said in a televised address that the election outcome gave him a strong and clear mandate to change Greece.

Mitsotakis wins in landslide, to be sworn in at 1pm tomorrow
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Mitsotakis wins in landslide, to be sworn in at 1pm tomorrow

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to be sworn in as Prime Minister by President Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential Mansion at 1pm tomorrow, 8 July.

Mitsotakis seeks strong mandate to hit the ground running, has made all cabinet picks
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Mitsotakis seeks strong mandate to hit the ground running, has made all cabinet picks

The greater the aggregate percentage of the vote of parties that fail to pass the three percent threshold to enter Parliament, the lower the percentage that ND will need to clinch a parliamentary majority

Greek youth turn to New Democracy with hopes of better future
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Greek youth turn to New Democracy with hopes of better future

Mitsotakis has indeed made the youth vote a central part of his campaign, pledging to the social group with the largest percentage of unemployment well-paying new jobs and blasting the government for handing out benefits instead of backing the youth.

Mitsotakis stirs hopes of economic growth, no space for tax cuts says FAZ
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Mitsotakis stirs hopes of economic growth, no space for tax cuts says FAZ

'He is not among those in New Democracy who governed between 2004-2009 and who led the country with their irresponsible economic policy a step closer to catastrophe,' the Germany daily says of the ND leader.

Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity

There is an expectation that there will not be a repeat of phenomena of extreme populism that deeply wounded the country, most notably with the extension of the crisis for an extra four years.

Mitsotakis pledges to ‘jolt the economy into a different growth trajectory’
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Mitsotakis pledges to ‘jolt the economy into a different growth trajectory’

'He wants to unblock privatisations, reduce what he calls the state’s needlessly large footprint and make sure that Greece borrows at the same cost as other European countries,' Reuters reports.

Editorial To Vima: Take your life in your hands!
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Editorial To Vima: Take your life in your hands!

The government is lacking in credibility, especially if one takes into account the delusions and self-deceptions that characterised its term in office and the accumulated burdens created by its obvious mistakes.

Editorial Ta Nea: The path to recovery
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Editorial Ta Nea: The path to recovery

An environment of political stability is required in order for the country to ensure an unhindered path to recovery.

Voter complacency, absenteeism enemy number one for Mitsotakis
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Voter complacency, absenteeism enemy number one for Mitsotakis

'Complacency is unjustifiable and the electoral result cannot be taken for granted. We cannot allow even a single vote to be lost,' Mitsotakis told a crowd of party supporters in Alexandroupolis today.

Gennimata blasts Mitsotakis over repeat election remark, could offer ND ‘tolerance vote’
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Gennimata blasts Mitsotakis over repeat election remark, could offer ND ‘tolerance vote’

Whereas for months she adamantly ruled out entering any coalition government, the Movement for Change leader said she could give ND a 'tolerance vote', allowing it to get a confidence vote and govern.

WSJ profile outlines challenges for Mitsotakis, notes EU reaction to tax cuts uncertain
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WSJ profile outlines challenges for Mitsotakis, notes EU reaction to tax cuts uncertain

“The challenges for Mr. Mitsotakis, if elected, would include reforming a Greek state that has defied many attempted overhauls, convincing Germany and other lenders that his tax cuts will pay for themselves via better growth, and getting his own party to break with old habits of political patronage,” the report states.

SYRIZA raises spectre of neo-liberal bogeyman as Mitsotakis heads towards victory
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SYRIZA raises spectre of neo-liberal bogeyman as Mitsotakis heads towards victory

Tsipras’ tactic attempts to exploit anti-right wing voter reflexes that were once strong in Greek society but have waned dramatically as a citizenry battered a decade-long depression has come to believe that creditors set the overall agenda.

Mitsotakis: Second general election will be held if ND fails to get strong mandate
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Mitsotakis: Second general election will be held if ND fails to get strong mandate

'Because it will be 7 July and people have a more lax tempo, I want to call for mass participation. The result is not pre-ordained. New Democracy’s victory is not a given. The strong mandate which I seek is not a given' the ND leader said.

Mitsotakis taps former Council of State chief to head statewide ticket
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Mitsotakis taps former Council of State chief to head statewide ticket

'In my person it is not the caretaker PM of a few days who is being charged but rather the then president of the Council of State. I am being charged that as an active judge I was bribed,' Pikrammenos had told Parliament about the Novartis allegations.

Skopje expresses confidence that Mitsotakis will honour Prespa Agreement
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Skopje expresses confidence that Mitsotakis will honour Prespa Agreement

In an interview with FAZ on the eve of the signing of the accord, North Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev says it is a win-win situation, though problems may arise.

Momentum spurs hopes of single-party rule in New Democracy
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Momentum spurs hopes of single-party rule in New Democracy

ND's sweeping regional and local election victories nationwide and the fact that it prevailed in most all social groups suggest that the conservatives have absorbed the lion’s share of centrist voters.

Editorial To Vima: Battle for the future, no to the past
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Editorial To Vima: Battle for the future, no to the past

Beyond easy slogans, hollow pledges, and opportunistic partisan interests, we must seek out and demand a specific plan and clear proposals on the economy, growth, social benefits, and education.

Tsipras presents SYRIZA campaign platform
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Tsipras presents SYRIZA campaign platform

The PM is arguing that only SYRIZA can ensure growth combined with a strong social welfare net, which he claims New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mistotakis will dismantle.

A tale of two strategies: Mitsotakis runs of tax cuts, jobs, unity as Tsipras says ND spells austerity
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A tale of two strategies: Mitsotakis runs of tax cuts, jobs, unity as Tsipras says ND spells austerity

Mitsotakis is running as the man who can re-unite a country deeply divided by the polarising strategy of a ruthless tactician.

ND programme drafted by ‘market people’ with shadow ministers says Moraitakis
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ND programme drafted by ‘market people’ with shadow ministers says Moraitakis

'The programme has not been drafted by the [ex] ministers. The proof of that is that we may not necessarily know these things. The programme has been created by people from the market, people of action with the secretaries and the secretariats.'

Mitsotakis plans low-key campaign with town hall meetings, emphasis on social media
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Mitsotakis plans low-key campaign with town hall meetings, emphasis on social media

'Mr. Mitsotakis very consciously over the last year-and-a-half opted for this new mode of communication with citizens. Instead of rallies ND organised many thematic events with a smaller audience,' a party official said.

Markets give Mitsotakis vote of confidence, according to Handelsblatt
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Markets give Mitsotakis vote of confidence, according to Handelsblatt

The stock market party is a reaction to the result of the 26 May European Parliament election as New Democracy won the contest by an unexpectedly large margin, the financial daily opines.

ND cadre who mocked unionist MEP who was attacked with acid expelled by Mitsotakis
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ND cadre who mocked unionist MEP who was attacked with acid expelled by Mitsotakis

Kouneva became a heroic figure of the trade unionist movement in Greece as a fervent advocate of the rights of cleaning women who provide services through outsourcing.

Editorial Ta Nea: Restraint
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Editorial Ta Nea: Restraint

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has depicted himself as the protector of the poor and vulnerable and his opponent as a monster out of the Book of Revelation

Editorial To Vima: Mr. Tsipras’ illusion
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Editorial To Vima: Mr. Tsipras’ illusion

Though the sense that the PM was all-powerful vanished on Sunday after the election results were made known, he does not appear to have understood that.

Editorial To Vima: Greece turns a page
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Editorial To Vima: Greece turns a page

As it turned out it was not the opinion polls that constituted fake news but rather the crude propaganda of SYRIZA and its mouthpieces.

ND relishes strong momentum as SYRIZA picks up the pieces
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ND relishes strong momentum as SYRIZA picks up the pieces

The result is a harsh defeat for SYRIZA and a crushing defeat for PM Alexis Tsipras who single-handedly  ran the campaign, criss-crossing the country and running on a class-based platform

Greece headed for snap election after SYRIZA is trounced by ND in EU poll
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Greece headed for snap election after SYRIZA is trounced by ND in EU poll

'[The Greek people will decide] whether they want us to carry on with a plan to support the many or whether they want to return to the darkness of austerity, of the IMF, of the yesterday that we all lived through,' Tsipras said.

Exit Poll: SYRIZA trails New Democracy in European Parliament election
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Exit Poll: SYRIZA trails New Democracy in European Parliament election

The exit poll results, if confirmed, would be a clear-cut strategic victoryfor ND, as both Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis framed the election as a vote of confidence in the government.