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Marinakis on government : ‘Liars and traitors do not change, they simply get worse’

Evangelos Marinakis - in his capacity as a candidate for the Piraeus City Council on the Piraeus Victorious ticket and chief of the city's  Olympiacos FC - today lambasted the government and PM Alexis Tsipras in particular  in a no-holds-barred interview with journalist  Yorgos Tragas on Parapolitika 90.1 radio.

Member of Rouvikonas faces felony charge for vandalism of Parliament

The sole member of Rouvikonas who was arrested after the anarchist group vandalised the Parliament's facade yesterday faces felony charges, as do the others of the group of approximately 30 who comfortably fled the scene and are at large.

The 36-year-old has been charged with causing damage to an historic monument.

The PM's office and opposition parties condemned the attack.

Opposition leader calls for a 'strong result' on May 26, leading to snap polls

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday called for a "strong result" in Sunday's elections for European Parliament and local government that would compel Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to call general elections early instead of in October when the leftist government's term expires.

New poll puts ND lead at 6.3 pct versus SYRIZA

Main opposition New Democracy is 6.3 percentage points ahead of ruling SYRIZA, according to an opinion poll carried out by ALCO for broadcaster Open and published on Monday.
The poll found that ND would garner 29.9 percent of the vote if snap polls were held now compared to 23.6 percent for SYRIZA, with socialist KINAL and neo-Nazi Golden Dawn both coming in third with 5.7 percent.

New Democracy to campaign for UN, EU recognition of Pontian genocide.

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis condemned the near lynching of a 29-year-old Sunday school teacher in Thessaloniki after the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of the Pontian genoicide even as he announced that his party has petitioned the UN to recognise, the genocide.