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#New Democracy

# new-democracy - Monday 8 July, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras loses re-election to centre-right

Mitsotakis will be sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister today.

# new-democracy - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat

Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.

# new-democracy - Monday 14 January, 2013

Shots fired at Greek ruling party headquarters

One bullet smashed through the window of the office of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

# new-democracy - Monday 5 November, 2012

Greek parliament begins debate on latest €13.5bn austerity package

Parliament will spend the entire week debating the 2013 Budget, which will introduce another €13.5 billion in budget cuts.

# new-democracy - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Junior partners in Greek government set to veto latest Troika demands

Left-leaning partners in the coalition are rejecting Troika demands to make it easier to sack workers.

# new-democracy - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Greek leaders agree on €11.5 billion of new cuts

Antonis Samaras has convinced his junior coalition partners to drop their objections to further austerity measures.

# new-democracy - Monday 25 June, 2012

Five days after he was appointed, Greek finance minister resigns

Vassilis Rapanos was hospitalised last week after reportedly fainting the day after he was appointed to the finance ministry.

# new-democracy - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

New Democracy leader to be sworn in as Greek PM

Greek politicians have reportedly reached an agreement on forming a coalition government.

# new-democracy - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Greece: Pro-bailout parties announce 'preliminary' coalition deal

New Democracy and PASOK will hope to confirm a deal today, while Democratic Left may also be taken on board.

# new-democracy - Monday 18 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote

Dealers cheered the Greek result, which saw the New Democracy party win about 30 percent of the vote – while bond yields in Spain and Italy fell sharply.

Greece: Pro-bailout parties head into coalition talks

Yesterday, fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe’s joint currency receded; today, talks on forming a new government begin.

# new-democracy - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Greek pro-bailout parties claim knife-edge elections

The eurozone breathes a sigh of relief.

Early exit polls in Greece show top two parties in tie

Greece could be set for more coalition talks as second election looks set to bring another stalemate.

Everything you need to know about today’s crucial election in Greece

Who’s running? What do they believe? And what happens if the new government rejects the bailout?

Greek election: Polls open as eurozone’s future hangs in balance

The first results will emerge at 5pm tonight, with EU leaders and financial markets watching nervously.

# new-democracy - Thursday 7 June, 2012

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VIDEO: Arrest warrant issued after fight on Greek election TV debate

A spokesman for the far-right Golden Dawn party tried to punch one female rival after throwing water at another one.

# new-democracy - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Pro-bailout party retains narrow lead in Greek opinion polls

New Democracy is likely to get 23.4 per cent of the vote next month, with the anti-bailout Syriza on 22.1 per cent.

# new-democracy - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Last-ditch Greek talks fail to form unity government

Meetings between the country’s president and its three main party leaders fail to end the political stalemate in Greece.

# new-democracy - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics

Plus: How long it takes to ruin a two-hour debate, and the number of people who’d rather pick a convict than Obama.

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?

Political turmoil, soaring unemployment, falling markets, rubbish credit ratings. It’s all going off in Greece at the minute and not in a good way. But what’s going to happen next?

# new-democracy - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Greece faces second General Election as coalition hopes fade

As angry voters divided the spoils between a number of parties with hugely different ideologies, forming a government has proved impossible.