Syriza

Government evasive on key issue

The leftist government took an evasive stance on a complicated legal issue. It tried, through the remarks of its justice minister, to obscure the fact that the new penal code which was passed shortly before the dissolution of Parliament, will grant convicted members of the now-defunct November 17 urban guerrilla group the right to apply for conditional release. 

Bold PM can bring virtuous circle to Greece

Several years ago, in the midst of the Grexit crisis, I asked a friend how to say "virtuous circle" in Greek. He said the expression didn't exist; there was only a term for "vicious circle." My friend was wrong. There is a Greek expression for virtuous circle - and the country may finally be about to enter one with this Sunday's general election.

Breakingviews: Bold PM can bring virtuous circle to Greece

Several years ago, in the midst of the Grexit crisis, I asked a friend how to say "virtuous circle" in Greek. He said the expression didn't exist; there was only a term for "vicious circle". My friend was wrong. There is a Greek expression for virtuous circle - and the country may finally be about to enter one with this Sunday's general election.

ND leading by 13 pct in Prorata poll

Greece's conservative opposition saw the substantial lead it holds over the incumbent leftists expand to 13 percentage points four days ahead of Sunday's ballot, a poll showed Wednesday.
New Democracy got 39.5 percent of valid votes while SYRIZA garnered 26.5 percent in a Prorata survey that was commissioned by the Greek website Newspost.gr.

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