ND says SYRIZA undermining democracy over MEP candidate’s comments

Greece's ruling conservatives have accused the leftist SYRIZA opposition of undermining the country's democracy after a senior official suggested that it would be a "blessing" if the EU's chief prosecutor investigating the 2013 Tempe railway disaster could potentially oust the government.

Thessaloniki court oversees investigation into assault against LGBT individuals

The nine adults out of 21 arrested for attacking two transgender individuals late on Saturday were released after being presented before the first instance court in the northern port city of Thessaloniki on Monday. 

The Thessaloniki court postponed the trial due to the absence of witnesses.

SYRIZA shares second place with PASOK in public survey

The ruling party, New Democracy (ND), maintains its leading position despite a slight decrease to 29.5%, as revealed by a public poll conducted by SKAI TV and Pulse in the final week of February. Meanwhile, the main opposition party, leftist SYRIZA, and the social democratic party, PASOK, are tied for second place at 12%.

SYRIZA roiled over identity survey, secretariat to reconvene Tuesday

Turmoil has gripped the main opposition party SYRIZA's internal politics following the circulation of a survey that sought party members' opinions on the party's identity. The political secretariat convened an emergency meeting on Monday, in the absence of the party's leader Stefanos Kasselakis, ahead of a scheduled party congress on Thursday.

Consultation with political parties on postal voting to start Monday, minister says

Interior Minister Niki Kerameus said Friday that the consultation process with parliamentary party representatives on postal voting will begin upon her return from Paris, where she is currently chairing the OECD's Global Strategy Group meeting.