ND calls on PM to ditch MEP candidate after reports she claimed pension of dead mother for over 5 years

Greece's conservative opposition has called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to remove Myrsini Loizou from SYRIZA's ticket ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections following reports that the leftist candidate has been convicted of collecting the retirement pension of her deceased mother.

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. 

ND cites Novartis’ internal audit saying Greek politicians were not bribed

In February, 2018, Alternate Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos told Parliament that the Novartis scandal is the biggest since the founding of the modern Greek state in 1830, even bigger than the Siemens scandal.

One year later, the Novartis affair is turning into the biggest fiasco for the SYRIZA government.

Elliniko a 'symbol of SYRIZA's failure in development,' says ND chief

The sputtering privatization of a prime piece of real estate that used to be home to Athens's international airport on the southern coast of the Greek capital is a "symbol of SYRIZA's failure in development," New Democracy opposition chief Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a visit to the site on Tuesday.