Tag Archives: New Democracy

Greece | Greek Opposition Parties Ask for Elections After Court Decision on TV Licenses

Greek opposition parties attacked the SYRIZA-ANEL government, and State Minister Nikos Pappas in particular, after the Council of State ruled that the broadcasting licensing law is unconstitutional.

Greece | Greek Opposition Leader Accuses SYRIZA of Undermining Democratic Institutions

New Democracy chief Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused SYRIZA and Alexis Tsipras for undermining democratic institutions and trying to manipulate the justice system to suit his own interests.

“We have an economic crisis; we cannot afford a democracy crisis as well,” the opposition leader said characteristically.

Greece | New Poll: Greeks Disappointed, Angry at Tsipras

Conservative New Democracy is 9.6% ahead of leftist SYRIZA in voting intention if elections were held today, according to a new opinion poll.

Greece | Attacks put government on defensive

Seeking to fend off growing criticism that it tolerates acts of violence and vandalism by anti-establishment groups, the government rushed to condemn, in the harshest of terms, an arson attack early Monday at the Petraki Monastery in central Athens, which houses the central offices of the Church of Greece’s Holy Synod.