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Government working on new anti-graft initiative
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Government working on new anti-graft initiative

chris1 - Jul 24, 2016

After this week’s presentation showcasing the work of its anti-corruption body over the last 15 months, the government is reportedly planning to set up offices where citizens…

Parliament to vote on electoral law reform at midnight
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Parliament to vote on electoral law reform at midnight

makis - Jul 21, 2016

The debate in Parliament on the electoral law reform concludes on Thursday, with a vote on the bill expected to take place late at night. Although the…

PM lining up greater powers for president
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PM lining up greater powers for president

chris1 - Jul 10, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to propose that the president of the republic should be given much greater powers as part of the constitutional reform the government…

European Parliament approves resolution for swift UK exit
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European Parliament approves resolution for swift UK exit

Panos - Jun 28, 2016

Members of Parliament put the heat on Britain to invoke article 50 of Lisbon Treaty Then European Parliament plenary approved a resolution with 395 notes in favour,…

Tsipras expected to meet party leaders on electoral reform
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Tsipras expected to meet party leaders on electoral reform

chris1 - Jun 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with Greek party leaders this week to discuss potential changes to the country’s electoral law, according to reports Sunday. Tsipras is…

New Democracy to oppose development bill in House
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New Democracy to oppose development bill in House

chris1 - Jun 12, 2016

New Democracy is going to vote against the development bill submitted to Parliament recently by the government, despite some high-ranking party members feeling that the conservatives should…

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Parliament begins inquiry into bank loans to political parties, media

ilias1 - Jun 11, 2016

A Parliamentary inquiry into the 'suspect' loans given by Greek banks to political parties and media enterprises began before a special examining committee on Thursday, with a…

Prior action omnibus bill approved by Parliament with 153 votes
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Prior action omnibus bill approved by Parliament with 153 votes

Panos - May 23, 2016

The debate on the critical omnibus bill containing a series of prior actions, necessary for the conclusion of the bailout review, culminated on Sunday evening with a…

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Greece passes asylum law needed for EU-Turkey migrants deal

ilias1 - Apr 02, 2016

Greek lawmakers on Friday passed an asylum amendment bill needed for the implementation of a European Union agreement with Turkey for the return of refugees and migrants…

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Critical bill on migration to be tabled in Parliament on Friday

Panos - Apr 01, 2016

The coalition government’s migration bill, which was approved by the committees on Thursday and will be tabled in Parliament on Friday, has prompted major reactions from the…

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EP on Turkey: A Cyprus solution will change region

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

A Cyprus solution will dramatically change the stability outlook of the region, the EP (European Parliament) rapporteur on Turkey’s accession progress Kati Piri (Dutch, PES) said on…

Theodorakis would run for helm of new reformist alliance
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Theodorakis would run for helm of new reformist alliance

chris1 - Feb 14, 2016

Stavros Theodorakis would be open to running against PASOK chief Fofi Gennimata for the leadership of a new reformist party elected from base supporters, the leader of…

Greek workers march to Parliament to protest pension reform
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Greek workers march to Parliament to protest pension reform

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

Greek workers marched through the streets of Athens on Saturday to protest against the leftist-led government's planned pension reform which the country's international creditors have demanded as…

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…