Nicos Anastasiades, the candidate from the EPP affiliated Democratic Party (DISY) was re-elected as President in February 2018 for a second 5-year term. He beat off the challenge of Stavros Malas of the communist Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) . Under the constitution, the President is both head of state and head of government

The 1st round of the presidential elections saw the centre-right DISY win 35%, followed by the communist AKEL on 30% and centrist DIKO on 25%. All other parties polled below 5%.  This compares to the last elections for the House of Representatives on 22 May 2016, where the President’s DISY party came out on top with 30% of the vote, followed by the communist AKEL (25%), centrist DIKO (14.5%) and Socialist EDEK (6.8%).

ΚΑΝΕ ΑΙΤΗΣΗ ΤΩΡΑ! Νέοι ηλικίας 16 έως 30 ετών από όλα τα κράτη μέλη της ΕΕ μπορούν να υποβάλουν σχέδια για το Ευρωπαϊκό Βραβείο Καρλομάγνου για τη Νεολαία. Τελική προθεσμία υποβολής είναι 18 Φεβρουαρίου 2019 και το βραβείο για το καλύτερο σχέδιο είναι €7.500! #ECYP2019

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Living outside the euro zone 💶? Soon you could enjoy low-cost payment fees when making bank transfers 🏦 or card payments 💳 to euro countries.

The plans just adopted by MEPs could benefit as many as 150 million people in the EU 🇪🇺.


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