Golden Dawn moving out of Athens HQ

Moving trucks and crews were spotted on Saturday removing boxes and furniture out of the headquarters of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party on Mesogeion Avenue, north of central Athens.

According to a post by a user on Twitter, the operation included the removal of the party's sign from the office building's facade.

AEP: 38,944 Romanians abroad enrolled for voting at polling stations; 41,003 are to vote by mail

The deadline for Romanians abroad to enroll for the voting in the presidential elections in November expired on Sunday, thus 38,944 electors chose to vote at the pooling stations, whereas 41,003 electors chose to vote by mail, according to the www.votstrainatate.ro website, opened by the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP).

Time for consensus

The fuss over the electoral law has overlooked a fundamental issue: namely that New Democracy and the Movement for Change (KINAL) are formally opposed to a system of simple proportional representation and support one which provides a majority bonus in terms of parliamentary seats.

PM Dancila: Deadline for registration of enfranchised Romanians in Diaspora to be extended until September 15

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Thursday that the Government will adopt an emergency ordinance extending to September 15 the deadline for the registration of out-of-country Romanian citizens with voting right in the Electoral Register, for the presidential elections.