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No debate, after political parties fail to agree on conditions
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No debate, after political parties fail to agree on conditions

makis - Jun 24, 2019

Greek political leaders will not be facing in a televised debate after the parties’ representatives failed to reach an agreement on the conditions of the debate. According…

Debate over Greece-Saudi arms deal and role of Defence Minister Kammenos continues in Greek parliament
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Debate over Greece-Saudi arms deal and role of Defence Minister Kammenos continues in Greek parliament

makis - Nov 27, 2017

During a heated parliamentary debate, Communist party leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas accused the Greek government of helping to fuel the war in Yemen that has resulted in “slaughter,…

Schaeuble comments on possible IMF exit spur debate
GREECE
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Schaeuble comments on possible IMF exit spur debate

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble’s suggestion in comments to a German newspaper that the potential withdrawal of the International Monetary Fund could necessitate a renegotiation of Greece’s bailout…

Clinton and Trump battled fiercely in a bitter debate (Video)
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Clinton and Trump battled fiercely in a bitter debate (Video)

Panos - Sep 27, 2016

With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hilary Clinton faced off on Monday at their first presidential debate, a battle emergedg as…

Parliament to host special debate on smoking ban legislation
GREECE
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Parliament to host special debate on smoking ban legislation

makis - Sep 05, 2016

The Standing Committee on Social Affairs in Parliament will host a special debate on the implementation of smoking ban legislation, at the request of the Hellenic Cardiological…

EWG to debate debt, taxes and fiscal adjustment mechanism
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EWG to debate debt, taxes and fiscal adjustment mechanism

makis - May 12, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis will attend Thursday’s Euro Working Group meeting, ahead of the critical Eurogroup meeting scheduled for 24 May. Thursday’s agenda will…

Parliamentary debate on justice system postponed in wake of Brussels attacks
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Parliamentary debate on justice system postponed in wake of Brussels attacks

makis - Mar 22, 2016

A debate scheduled to take place on Tuesday evening in Greece’s Parliament to discuss the state of the country's justice system has been postponed in the wake…