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Public sector reform bill on its way to Parliament
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Public sector reform bill on its way to Parliament

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

A bill introducing a new evaluation scheme for civil servants, as well as other public sector reforms, is due to be submitted to Parliament this week, possibly…

Controversial same-sex partnership bill passes in Parliament
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Controversial same-sex partnership bill passes in Parliament

Panos - Dec 23, 2015

A controversial bill granting an extension of civil partnerships to same-sex couples passed in Parliament late on Tuesday with 193 votes and on the strength of most…

Fierce clash in Parliament over prior actions bill ahead of vote
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Fierce clash in Parliament over prior actions bill ahead of vote

ilias1 - Dec 15, 2015

The coalition government and opposition parties clashed in Parliament on Monday over the latest bill of prior actions, which will be put to the test on Tuesday…

Greece expected to push through remaining reforms on Tuesday
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Greece expected to push through remaining reforms on Tuesday

Panos - Dec 14, 2015

Greece has accomplished more than half of the reforms agreed with euro zone creditors to get the next, 1 billion-euro tranche of bailout loans and is to…

Government and opposition clash in Parliament over Parthenon Marbles
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Government and opposition clash in Parliament over Parthenon Marbles

ilias1 - Dec 09, 2015

The Parthenon Marbles and the efforts to repatriate the marbles kept in London prompted the latest clash between the government and opposition parties in Parliament. The latest…

Parliament approves 2016 budget
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Parliament approves 2016 budget

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

Greek Parliament passed the 2016 budget in the early hours of Sunday morning without any surprises. All 153 coalition MPs voted in favor of the economic plan…

Budget for 2016 to be submitted in Parliament on Friday
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Budget for 2016 to be submitted in Parliament on Friday

ilias1 - Nov 20, 2015

The coalition government will submit the budget for 2016 and its midterm program for 2018 in Parliament on Friday, following consultations with the institutions in the previous…

Parliament cut benefits, privileges to former PMs
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Parliament cut benefits, privileges to former PMs

ilias1 - Nov 10, 2015

Greek parliament adopted on Monday a proposal tabled by Parliament President Nikos Voutsis to cut benefits and privileges granted to former prime ministers, Parliament presidents and heads…

Alexis Tsipras: Level of EU debate on migrants is “sad”
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Alexis Tsipras: Level of EU debate on migrants is “sad”

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slammed on Friday the level of debate among European Union governments in dealing with the migrant crisis as 'sad' for a lack…