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SYRIZA leads in euroelections; ND in national elections

Main opposition SYRIZA leads over New Democracy (ND) in the euroelections, according to an opinion poll conducted by GPO for private TV MEGA.
May 13, 2014

Two new parties enter Greek political fray as European and local elections loom

As Greece prepares for local and European elections, traditionalists fear that profound voter disaffection could result in a completely unrecognisable political landscape.
Euronews: May 12, 2014

Golden Dawn provides medical care to help sink deep roots into Greek society

In the 1980s, Christos Papadimitriou had a high-flying career setting up intensive care units at hospitals across Greece.
Financial Times: May 12, 2014

Greek high court backs ultra-right party run in Europe poll

Greece's Supreme Court has ruled that the ultra-right Golden Dawn party can run in European Parliament elections later this month despite its leader and some party members being in prison awaiting trial.
May 13, 2014

Greek Supreme Court clears neo-Nazi party for EU vote: laywer

Greece's Supreme Court has allowed neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn to participate in upcoming European parliament elections, a party lawyer said on Sunday.
Yahoo! News: May 12, 2014

European elections will 'act as referendum' on austerity, Tsipras says

The upcoming European elections will act as the referendum on the memorandums that was never held in 2010, the leader of Greece's main opposition SYRIZA party Alexis Tsipras, currently in Berlin, said during an interview with Deutsche Welle's Greek service on Sunday.
May 12, 2014

Tsipras in Moscow for political talks

Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras to meet the chairperson of the Russia's upper house, Valentina Matviyenko, a firm Putin ally and former ambassador to Greece
Enet: May 12, 2014

Greek Supreme Court allows Golden Dawn to run in European elections

Greece's Supreme Court has allowed neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn to participate in upcoming European Parliament elections, a party lawyer said on Sunday.
eKathimerini: May 12, 2014

Supreme Court gives Golden Dawn green light to contest European elections

Full list of the 43 parties which will be allowed contest the European Parliament elections on May 25
May 12, 2014

Samaras: 'Greece will soon return to its pre-crisis level'

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras lashed out at main opposition SYRIZA while addressing his New Democracy Parliamentary group on Thursday, saying "they want to take the country back to the crisis."
May 10, 2014