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EU Elections 2019 10-10-2018

Hungary’s Orbán thanks Greek far-right Golden Dawn for its support

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has formally thanked the Greek far-right Golden Dawn party for their support during last month's vote on the activation of Article 7 against Hungary in the European Parliament. The move is likely to cause new frictions in the European People's Party, Orbán's political home in the EU.

Far-right group attacks migrants on Greek island

A far-right group launched a violent attack overnight on migrants staging a sit-in protest on the Greek island of Lesbos, injuring around a dozen people, police said Monday (23 April).
Enlargement 22-01-2018

Tens of thousands join Greek protest over Macedonia name row

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of northern Greece's biggest city Thessaloniki on Sunday (21 January), police said, in a long-running row between Athens and Skopje over the use of the name Macedonia.
Elections 10-11-2016

Europe’s extreme right leaders revel in Trump’s victory

Europe's nationalist and extreme right wing parties have reacted with glee to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.
EU Priorities 2020 03-03-2016

Golden Dawn thugs disrupt European Parliament meeting

EXCLUSIVE / Golden Dawn thugs, led by two Greek nationalist MEPs, disrupted an event held in the European Parliament yesterday (2 March), screaming at those present to “shut up” and leaving them “frozen with fear”.
Elections 18-01-2016

US to investigate Russian efforts to weaken EU

US intelligence agencies are to conduct a major investigation into how the Kremlin is trying to divide and weaken the EU, The Telegraph reported.

How the migrant crisis could accelerate a Grexit

Since Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia aren’t allowing economic refugees to enter their territory, there is now the potential for large numbers to end up stuck in Greece, empowering the far right, according to Stratfor.

EPP leaders: populism a ‘cancer’ spreading across Europe

Leaders from the European Peoples Party (EPP) meeting in Madrid on Thursday (22 October) warned that populism was a “disease” spreading “like a cancer” in the EU.

Refugee crisis boosts Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

As EU leaders meet today (23 September) over the refugee crisis, they will be warned by the newly reelected Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. The xenophobic Golden Dawn party saw its number of voters significantly increased in islands hardest hit.
Euro & Finance 24-08-2015

Varoufakis: Greek deal was a coup d’état

Ignoring the will of the people by pursuing unpopular austerity policies plays into the hands of Europe's extreme right, say Yanis Varoufakis and Arnaud Montebourg. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 14-07-2015

The 12 July agreement puts Greece on a slippery slope towards right-wing extremism

The latest Greek bailout deal comes with harsh and humiliating conditions that will push anti-austerity voters into the arms of the extreme right Golden Dawn party, argues Pavlos Vasilopoulos. 
Global Europe 23-03-2015

Russia hosts far-right gathering

Representatives of about a dozen far-right groups from across Europe gathered in Russia yesterday (22 March) for a pro-Kremlin conference, as concern swirls over Moscow's alleged attempts to court extremists on the continent.
Elections 23-01-2015

Greece gives the EU a chance to rediscover its social responsibility

The European Union should not be afraid of Syriza winning the Greek election, but see it as a chance to rediscover its founding principle: the social dimension that created it and without which it cannot survive, writes Marianna Fotaki. 
Elections 23-01-2015

Golden Dawn campaigns from prison, says will win

Nearly three years since entering parliament after rousing rallies and food handouts, Greece's far-right Golden Dawn is running a much quieter campaign for Sunday's election (25 January) from a high-security prison.
Elections 09-12-2014

Greece prepares for snap elections

In a sudden move and under pressure from international lenders, Greek PM Antonis Samaras decided yesterday to hold elections on 17 December, with a new wave of political instability expected to hit the country. EURACTIV Greece reports.
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Euro & Finance 01-12-2014

Greek minister: ‘We remain permanent interlocutors of all democratic forces in our region’

Despite the difficulties that still exist, Greece is overcoming the crisis and is moving to the next stage, focusing on growth measures, Odysseas Konstantinopoulos, Greece Deputy Minister of Development and Competitiveness told EURACTIV Greece in an exclusive interview.
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Development Policy 26-11-2014

Tories, UKIP MEPs join far-right in voting against development goals

A recent vote in the European Parliament provided the opportunity to look into which MEPs voted against EU policies to promote the development agenda. Surprisingly, all the Eurosceptic and conservative British MEPs voted against.
Elections 10-10-2014

Samaras calls confidence vote ahead of bailout exit talks

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras seeks a confidence vote today (10 October) to rally support for his plan to abandon a widely-reviled EU/IMF aid package and end mounting speculation that his government is on its last legs.
EU Elections 2014 23-05-2014

Marine Le Pen and Golden Dawn ‘flirting’

A post EU-election alliance between the French far-right National Front and the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is not entirely ruled out. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Elections 12-02-2014

Greek minister slams Troika, says surplus will be ‘big surprise’

Greek finance minister Yannis Stournaras attacked the Troika for its austerity prescriptions, saying a primary budget surplus will be announced soon and will be much larger than expected, EURACTIV Greece reports.
EU Elections 2014 03-02-2014

Greece’s Golden Dawn vows to run in EU elections despite crackdown

Greece's ultra-right Golden Dawn will find a way to contest local and European elections in May despite a crackdown on the party, a senior lawmaker told a defiant crowd of a few thousand supporters in central Athens.
Elections 04-10-2013

Golden Dawn case opens up Pandora’s box in Greek politics

The handling of the case against Greek far-right party the Golden Dawn has divided the coalition government and triggered a war of words between the centre-right New Democracy and the left-wing opposition party Syriza. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Elections 30-09-2013

Greek justice hits neo-Nazi ‘Golden Dawn’

The leader of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party and four more of its lawmakers will appear in court on tomorrow (1 October) to enter pleas on charges of belonging to a criminal organisation after being arrested following the killing of an anti-fascist rapper.
Elections 26-09-2013

Athens anti-Nazi protest turns violent

Greek police fired tear gas at anti-fascist protesters who hurled petrol bombs and stones near the Athens headquarters of Golden Dawn on Wednesday (25 September) following the killing of an anti-racism rapper by a supporter of the far-right party.

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