The major opposition SYRIZA party leads the ruling New Democracy Conservatives of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras by 5.2 percent.
Eurozone finance ministers meeting Dec. 8 in Brussels are expected to reject any notion Greece can take an early exit from its bailout terms.
The leaders of Greece and Turkey decided not to talk tough about Turkish warships off Cyprus and other Turkish provocations.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ hopes to get his man elected as the country’s President and avoid snap elections picked up 10 votes.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, in Greece, said his country wants to turn the Aegean Sea between the countries into a “sea of peace.”
Turkey will also conduct Naval war games off Greek islands while Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is in Athens talking ways to ease tension.
New Democracy lawmakers have proposed popular election of a Greek President among Constitutional changes it’s recommending.
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said the only way the government can elect its man for President is to get defectors from other parties.
ATHENS – With Greece starting to get back on its feet financially – if still a little wobbly – there’s a chance it could all […]
A Communist-backed candidate won the race for Mayor of the suburb of Kaisariani in a run-off held after the results in May were thrown out.