Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the leader of the conservative New Democracy (ND) party, is to be sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday. Economic reforms and bilateral collaborations with Europe are on his agenda.
Five months after angry rallies in major cities against Greece's controversial name agreement with North Macedonia, the issue barely registers in the July 7 election campaign
The European Parliament elections resulted in a loss for the main centre-left and centre-right political parties in several countries across the bloc. On the contrary, the liberals and the Greens have experienced a boost.
European voters go to the polls from May 23-26 to choose a new parliament with many fearing that eurosceptics and populist will deal a new blow to the EU.
Theresa May's Conservative Party, in addition to the Labour Party, witnessed disastrous results in local elections, while the Liberal Democrat Party was a big winner amid Brexit chaos.
Voter turnout at European Parliament elections has dropped steadily over the years, hitting a record low of 43 percent at the last poll in 2014.
Three votes by the European Parliament in recent years have exposed deep divisions between EU members from the wealthier west and the previously communist east of the bloc.