SYRIZA Shakes Up Its Slate

- January 10, 2015

Holding a narrow lead in polls, the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) has added some new faces for the critical Jan. 25 […]

Samaras Readies Greek Growth Plan

- January 10, 2015

Trailing in the polls, Premier Antonis Samaras is changing tactics to unveil a plan to help Greece grow out of an economic crisis.

Far-Right Winger Joins SYRIZA

- January 9, 2015

Far-right wing former MP Rachil Makri, ousted from the Independent Greeks, will run in the Jan. 25 elections on the ticket of far-left SYRIZA.

New Democracy Gains One, Loses One

- January 9, 2015

Former New Democracy MP Aris Siliotopoulos won’t run again but the party picked up former German European lawmaker Jorgo Chatzimarkakis.

Greece Gets New Right-Wing Party

- January 8, 2015

A new right-wing party called Radical National Rally or RIZES (Roots) for short has been launched and said it will oppose austerity and international lenders.

Polls Show Samaras Plea Falling Short

- January 8, 2015

Greek Premier and New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras’ bid to stay in power in the Jan. 25 snap elections is faltering, with surveys showing the major opposition SYRIZA likely to win, but without enough of the vote to win a majority in Parliament.

Venizelos Rips Samaras Over Defection

- January 8, 2015

Deputy Premier and PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos blasted Prime Minister Antonis Samaras for luring away a Socialist MP to New Democracy.