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Simitis slams SYRIZA ahead of Euro elections

Ahead of May’s European Parliament elections, former socialist prime minister Costas Simitis has lambasted the ruling SYRIZA party as opportunistic and for siding with the right and far-right of the political spectrum to gain power.

Varoufakis seeks political comeback in Greece, Germany

A pariah to the ruling Radical Left SYRIZA of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras he served as a contentious finance minister in 2015, economist-blogger Yanis Varoufakis is hoping to resurrect himself in European Parliament elections – for…

Greek PM urges ‘progressive’ alliance against Weber

Europe’s progressive forces have a responsibility to prevent the election of Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party’s (EPP) lead candidate for the upcoming European elections, as president of the European Commission, said Greek Prime…

SYRIZA announces first batch of MEP candidates

SYRIZA incumbents have announced their first batch of candidates ahead of European Parliament elections in May. Apart from current MEPs Dimitris Papadimoulis, Konstantina Kouneva and Stelios Kouloglou, the list features another 13 names,…