Posts Tagged: new democracy

ECB representative tells Athens to focus on reforms

Greece would benefit more from speeding up structural reforms than spending time right now on renegotiating its bailout deal with its lenders, European Central Bank executive board member Joerg Asmussen told The Economist Conference in Athens on Monday. “The first

ECB representative tells Athens to focus on reforms

Greece would benefit more from speeding up structural reforms than spending time right now on renegotiating its bailout deal with its lenders, European Central Bank executive board member Joerg Asmussen told The Economist Conference in Athens on Monday. “The first

Same Parties in Charge New Government, But No New Beginning in Athens

DPA New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in as new Greek prime minister on Wednesday at the presidential mansion in Athens. Greece has a new government, ending weeks of uncertainty in the country. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was

Same Parties in Charge New Government, But No New Beginning in Athens

DPA New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in as new Greek prime minister on Wednesday at the presidential mansion in Athens. Greece has a new government, ending weeks of uncertainty in the country. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was

Finally Greece has a government! But for how long?

Yes!!!!! After one month, Greece has now a government. All the world is happy, euro is going up, sentiment has a little bit improved, bond yields in Spain and Italy are getting lower, so what more can someone ask.  But

Finally Greece has a government! But for how long?

Yes!!!!! After one month, Greece has now a government. All the world is happy, euro is going up, sentiment has a little bit improved, bond yields in Spain and Italy are getting lower, so what more can someone ask.  But

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Likely New Ruler Took An Unlikely Pathway

Antonis Samaras, the leader of Greece’s victorious New Democracy party, has made a fast turnaround from Europe-bashing populist to the continental power brokers’ preferred choice to lead Greece. Voters in Greece Sunday handed New Democracy the edge in a close

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Likely New Ruler Took An Unlikely Pathway

Antonis Samaras, the leader of Greece’s victorious New Democracy party, has made a fast turnaround from Europe-bashing populist to the continental power brokers’ preferred choice to lead Greece. Voters in Greece Sunday handed New Democracy the edge in a close

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Greeks Livid Over Incendiary Letter In German Newspaper

Following Financial Times in Germany, it’s now turn of Bild in Germany to interfere in such a provocative and radical way in Greek Elections. Providing that the translation below is correct, I can reassure Bild that the Greek people for

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Greeks Livid Over Incendiary Letter In German Newspaper

Following Financial Times in Germany, it’s now turn of Bild in Germany to interfere in such a provocative and radical way in Greek Elections. Providing that the translation below is correct, I can reassure Bild that the Greek people for

Greek Parties Vie for an Uphill Task

Whichever party wins Greece’s national parliamentary election on Sunday will face an uphill task: inheriting a central government nearly out of cash, an economy in free fall and a restive public tired of austerity measures. Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras,

Greek Parties Vie for an Uphill Task

Whichever party wins Greece’s national parliamentary election on Sunday will face an uphill task: inheriting a central government nearly out of cash, an economy in free fall and a restive public tired of austerity measures. Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras,

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Bailout for Banks Figures Into Campaigns in Greece

Greece’s two main party leaders used the Spanish bank-bailout deal Sunday to support their opposing messages to the Greek electorate ahead of next week’s national vote. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said the deal showed how important it is for

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Bailout for Banks Figures Into Campaigns in Greece

Greece’s two main party leaders used the Spanish bank-bailout deal Sunday to support their opposing messages to the Greek electorate ahead of next week’s national vote. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said the deal showed how important it is for