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Μovement for Change approves six candidacies in party leadership race, candidates feverishly regroup
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Μovement for Change approves six candidacies in party leadership race, candidates feverishly regroup

MP Andreas Loverdos, who has said that if elected he will rename the party Pasok, had the most combative and audacious reaction to Papandreou’s candidacy, and effectively depicted himself as the only candidate that, following in Andreas Papandreou’s footsteps, can make the party great again.

New Democracy, SYRIZA clash over Pyatt’s remarks on bilateral defence accord
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New Democracy, SYRIZA clash over Pyatt’s remarks on bilateral defence accord

In a lengthy statement, SYRIZA accused ND of skewing Pyatt’s statements with fake news to hide the fact that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is the first PM after the 1974 post-junta regime change that has signed an indefinite extension of the US  use of Greek military facilities.

OP-ed: Everyone to blame except SYRIZA
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OP-ed: Everyone to blame except SYRIZA

The main opposition has not considered that SYRIZA is not appealing because on all issues on the political agenda – from the Prespes Agreement to [convicted N17 terrorist Dimitris] Koufodinas, and from COVID-19 to the purchase of frigates – it has never once aligned itself with the social majority.

Πριν από τις υποψηφιότητες, να βρεθεί ο αντίπαλος
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Πριν από τις υποψηφιότητες, να βρεθεί ο αντίπαλος

Παρ' όλα αυτά ο Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης φαίνεται ότι θα συνεχίσει να κυριαρχεί στο Κέντρο έως ότου κάποιος προερχόμενος από το Κέντρο δώσει στο κεντρώο ακροατήριο εξίσου πειστική εναλλακτική απέναντι στον ΣΥΡΙΖΑ.

SYRIZA, New Democracy in battle royal over their governments’ payments to the media, pollsters
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SYRIZA, New Democracy in battle royal over their governments’ payments to the media, pollsters

The main opposition made its move straight on the heels of the resignation of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz amidst allegations that he used government funds to buy positive coverage from a newspaper.

Editorial Ta Nea: Mannerism
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Editorial Ta Nea: Mannerism

The problem, say those in the left wing who sought to justify Spirtzis’ political foul regarding the culprit in the latest femicide, is that someone who had been charged with abusive behaviour continued to possess a rifle.

Editorial Ta Nea: A return to the past
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Editorial Ta Nea: A return to the past

As for Mr. Tsipras' commitment that he will form a “progressive government”, it comes across as provocative when coming from a person who for four years ruled with the [right-wing populist] Independent Greeks party as his junior coalition partner.

Editorial Ta Nea: The bane of toxic politics
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Editorial Ta Nea: The bane of toxic politics

Instead of engaging in self-criticism and trying to contribute to a productive and civilised political competition, top cadres of main opposition SYRIZA continue to cultivate hatred and polarisation.

Editorial Ta Nea: Messages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Messages

As regards the overall evaluation of the record of the government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis,Two years into his term and 15 months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government enjoys a 53.7 percent approval rating,

Criminal and political responsibility
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Criminal and political responsibility

The majority report (New Democracy and KINAL, Movement for Change) does not charge Pappas for the felony of bribe-taking but it does charge him with repeated breach of trust.

Editorial Ta Nea: Duty
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Editorial Ta Nea: Duty

If a Greek government indeed ruled with the objective of acquiring something like absolute power, then MPs on the committee have a duty to inform the public and offer evidence.

Editorial Ta Nea: Political vertigo
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political vertigo

As regards the political terrain in Greece, main opposition Syriza appears to be rushing to build new alliances and to don a new cloak. In the morning the party loves US President Joe Biden. In the afternoon it is close to the Eurosocialists.

Editorial Ta Nea: Messages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Messages

Podemos as a political product has an expiration date and has failed to take root as a pole of democracy and progressivism, despite its participation in Spain’s coalition government.

Editorial To Vima: Sterile rivalries
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Editorial To Vima: Sterile rivalries

Once again at a critical juncture in the life of our nation the prevailing environment is one of sterile political rivalries and irrational and often untimely demands.

Editorial Ta Nea: Political flirt
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political flirt

What underlies SYRIZA's failed efforts to forg e a centre-left front is the aim of co-opting the centre-left, Pasok-based Movement for Change (KINAL).

Editorial Ta Nea: Political cover
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political cover

Pavlos Polakis, he coarse native of the Cretan town of Sfakia, which is historically known for its bravery, is not the exception in Syriza but rather an organic part of the party.

Editorial To Vima: When silence is not golden
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Editorial To Vima: When silence is not golden

Charges lodged by former Syriza justice minister Stavros Kontonis that the new criminal code benefited Golden Dawn have rocked the party but thery are far more than an internal party issue.

Editorial Ta Nea: Grey zones
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Editorial Ta Nea: Grey zones

The debate that was triggered yesterday by the conviction of Golden Dawn as a criminal organisation once again highlights the grey zones in which Mr. Tsipras’ government operated.

Editorial To Vima: Messages from a polling snapshot
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Editorial To Vima: Messages from a polling snapshot

The government appears to have entirely occupied the political playing field with no opponent. The only danger the ruling party may possibly face is from within.

Editorial To Vima: Alexis the small
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Editorial To Vima: Alexis the small

Alexis Tsipras is attempting to organise an autarchic party with a hegemonic leader along the lines of Pasok’s model of governance in the 1980’s under Andreas Papandreou.

Editorial Ta Nea: Shoestrings
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Editorial Ta Nea: Shoestrings

At the Koumoundourou Square headquarters of main opposition Syriza they appear to be barricading themselves behind invisible enemies and maintain falsely that they are ideologically and politically under siege.

Editorial Ta Nea: Paying the piper
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Editorial Ta Nea: Paying the piper

The Syriza-Independent Greeks government soon realised that the independent judiciary, free-thinking media, and the thinking public would not allow them to bring their plans to fruition.

Editorial Ta Nea: Self-criticism
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Editorial Ta Nea: Self-criticism

A courageous and bold party should not have needed [SYRIZA MP and ex-education minister] Nikos Filis to defend its history.

Editorial To Vima: The dark side of our democracy
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Editorial To Vima: The dark side of our democracy

Certain groups and networks undoubtedly acted in an extra-institutional manner, set up cases and blackmail, manufactured guilty persons, and sought to place liens and to take people hostage – to neutralise people they wanted as potential competitors for power.

Editorial Ta Nea: Judiciary
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Editorial Ta Nea: Judiciary

Let us protect the prestige of institutions and politicians and let the entire system (and its branches that tried to push the country back to dark times) come to light.

Editorial Ta Nea: Opposition
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opposition

The programme presented by Mr. Tsipras yesterday at Zappeion Hall in Athens is an exercise in readiness and an act that entails responsibilities to the Greek people.

Protected witnesses in Novartis case to be coercively brought before parliamentary committee
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Protected witnesses in Novartis case to be coercively brought before parliamentary committee

The disappearance of the protected witnesses and the subsequent inability of police to track them down according to critics raised questions about the competence of state organs.

Editorial Ta Nea: Duty
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Editorial Ta Nea: Duty

The government and the main opposition crossed swords over the July, 2018, wildfire which claimed 102 lives in Attica’s seaside resort of Mati.

«Φλερτ» και καυγάδες μεταξύ ΣΥΡΙΖΑ – ΚΙΝΑΛ : Τι τους ενώνει και τι τους χωρίζει
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«Φλερτ» και καυγάδες μεταξύ ΣΥΡΙΖΑ – ΚΙΝΑΛ : Τι τους ενώνει και τι τους χωρίζει

Πρώτη κατοικία, κατώτατος μισθός, 13η σύνταξη μπορεί να φέρει ΣΥΡΙΖΑ και ΚΙΝΑΛ πιο κοντά στη βουλή. Πως βλέπουν το θέμα Αλέξης Τσίπρας και Φώφη Γεννηματά. Γιατί ο πρόεδρος του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ επιχείρησε να υπερβεί την εσωκομματική κρίση με «εξωστρεφείς δράσεις»