Wednesday

4th May 2016

Ticker

New Greek party gains popularity

To Potami (The River) party, founded two months ago by a former journalist, is now Greece's third most popular party, reports AFP. The party is opposed to cuts in social spending, is pro-euro, and wants to reduce undocumented immigration. It is polling at between 8 and 14 percent.

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