Manfred Weber

New Democracy VP Georgiadis: SYRIZA communists sold out Greece

The war of words between SYRIZA and New Democracy Vice-President Adonis Georgiadis is heating up with the MP branding the ruling party as communist who have brought disaster to the country.

"The paramount aim is to topple the communists who sold out the country," Georgiadis said in an interview with Star Channel web TV.

Weber launches EU campaign, backs UK staying

The leading conservative candidate in next month's European Parliament elections told the Associated Press that he would like to see Britain stay in the European Union and warned populist parties in Europe that they would have no place in the EUs largest political bloc unless they shared its vision of an "integrated and more ambitious Europe."

Mitsotakis, Weber visit Nemea

European People's Party candidate Manfred Weber (l) and the leader of Greece's conservative New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit an ancient temple at Nemea about 117 kilometers (73 miles) west of Athens on Tuesday. Weber is in Greece for the official launch of his campaign for the May 23-26 European Parliament elections. [Derek Gatopoulos/AP]

PM and political rivals take their arguments to Brussels

Europe's progressive forces have a responsibility to prevent the election of German politician Manfred Weber, the lead candidate of the European People's Party (EPP) for the position of president of the European Commission, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a meeting of the Party of European Socialists (PES) in Brussels on Thursday. 

EPP Summit /Manfred Weber: We must have the same living standard all over Europe

The EPP (European People's Party) candidate for the presidency of the European Commission, Manfred Weber, on Saturday said, in his presentation of his vision for the future of the EU and the main guidelines of the European People's Party programme for the EC president, that he will fight for the same living standard in all Europe. "I am 46 years old and I grew up in Bavaria.

Summit of EPP's local and regional leaders starts in Bucharest; President Iohannis in attendance

The summit of the local and regional leaders of the European People's Party, attended by President Klaus Iohannis, has started at Romexpo Exhibition Centre on Saturday. According to the PNL (National Liberal Party), more than 150 mayors and regional leaders from Europe, as well as about 3,000 local elected representatives from Romania, participate in the meeting.

EPP local, regional leaders to convene in Bucharest on Saturday

A summit meeting of local and regional leaders of the European People's Party (EPP), including over 150 mayors and regional leaders from Europe, as well as about 3,000 Romanian local officeholders will be held in Bucharest on Saturday, according to the National Liberal Party (PNL).