ELECTIONS

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ELECTIONS

A new online platform paving the way for Greek citizens who live abroad to vote in the next national elections back home is expected to go live by the end of February. Once it is up and running, the platform will allow overseas Greeks to register their details so that they can cast their ballot […]


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NEWS

US presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden expressed his commitment to “call out Turkish behavior that is in violation of international law or that contravenes its commitments as a NATO ally,” in a statement released by his campaign office yesterday on his vision for Greek Americans and US-Greek relations.


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OPINION

The US election can still swing either way. Even though public opinion polls in recent months have given Joe Biden a steady lead, this could still be reversed.

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DIASPORA

Much of the world’s attention is understandably turned to the upcoming election in the United States. At stake is not only the presidency, but also one-third of the Senate and the entire Congress.


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NEWS

Greece’s main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras congratulated North Macedonia’s Zoran Zaev for his electoral win in Wednesday’s elections, describing its as a “message of brave progressive forces” against nationalism.



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OPINION

Crucial elections are taking place in North Macedonia next week, following a three-month delay because of the pandemic. Relations between Athens and Skopje are much improved since the 2018 signing of the name deal. Still, the vote is important.

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SOCIETY

As the race to determine the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate narrows, the voice of overseas Americans could well be decisive. Those Americans who have not already voted in their state’s Democratic primary, are urged to visit the King George Hotel in Syntagma Square, Athens, on Sunday, March 8.


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OPINION

After months of uncertainty and speculation, we are entering the phase of the process that will produce the person who will run against US President Donald Trump in November’s election, as the mist clears in the Democratic camp.

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NEWS

The draft bill for Greece’s new electoral law was submitted Monday to a parliamentary committee for debate, before being put to a vote in a plenary session on January 22.

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DIASPORA

The government on Friday sought to make further tweaks to a draft bill aimed at granting full voting rights to Greeks living abroad ahead of a vote on the legislation expected next week, though the desired full consensus appeared elusive.