REFERENDUM

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NEWS

The European Commission does not feel any nostalgia for the way the Greek government handled its negotiations with its creditors in the first half of 2015, spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Thursday, asked to comment on the three-year anniversary from the referendum called by the governing coalition in Greece and the political controversy over post-bailout surveillance.


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OPINION

Europe on Sunday was officially silent and collectively dumbstruck as it watched Spanish riot police barging into polling stations, grabbing ballot boxes and beating and dragging out Catalan citizens.

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OPINION

Reliable sources have said that at the recent European Union summit in which David Cameron made his last appearance as British prime minister after the country voted to leave the bloc, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivered the line of the day.

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OPINION

For reasons relating to the history of nations, perhaps even to individual or mass psychology, saying No (or its synonyms) seems more attractive than saying Yes.


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NEWS

The Greek National Council for Radio and Television (ESR) said on Tuesday that it is launching its own investigation into complaints by TV viewers last week that some stations were biased in their coverage of the referendum.

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NEWS

Greece’s new Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras travel to Brussels on Tuesday with the aim of keeping the country in the eurozone but with most of its partners seeming to have decided that an exit would be more preferable.


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NEWS

First instance prosecutor Dimitris Gyzis is to launch an investigation into the opinion polls carried out ahead of Sunday’s referendum as well as their use by TV stations ahead of the vote.



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NEWS

Greek party leaders on Monday signed a joint statement, expressing common goals, including the securing of funding in exchange for reforms and seeking debt relief.