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Greek Government Considers Introducing an Assisted Suicide Bill

Justice minister Stavros Kondonis' answer to a parliamentary question by an opposition MP seven months ago, has opened up the question whether the Syriza-led...

Despite New Gender Law, Mount Athos Monks Vow to Uphold Female Visitors Ban

Orthodox monks on Greece's Mount Athos have vowed to uphold their centuries-old ban on all female visitors, after a new government-sponsored gender identity law...

Greek LGBTQI Community Members’ Emotional Response in Parliament

Members of the Greek LGBTQI community watching the debate over the gender identity bill from the Greek Parliament gallery, had an emotional response after...

Tsipras: No Tradition, no Religion Requires People to Remain on the Sidelines

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended the government's draft bill on the legal recognition of gender identity in parliament on Monday, saying that no...

Transgender Bill Tabled in Parliament Causes Reactions by Gov’t MPs

Greek MPs are engaged in two days of debate on the legal recognition of gender identity. If; as expected, the majority vote in favour...

Greek Parliament Budget Office Rings Warning Bell over Timely Completion of Third Review

The Greek Parliament Budget Office warns that if the government postpones the completion of the third evaluation of the bailout program for 2018, Athens...

Wording Issue Over Asia Minor “Genocide” Causes Greek Parliament Controversy

A wording issue concerning the definition September 14 as the day of remembrance of the Asia Minor disaster in the 1920s, led to a...

Greek Parliament Approves in Principle Health Bill on Primary Care

A health ministry bill introducing changes to primary care was approved in principle during a parliament session on Thursday. During the vote, SYRIZA and ANEL...

Fierce Parliamentary Clash Between Greek PM and Opposition Leader

The Greek parliament discussion might have been about the government's education bill, but Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis had...

Members of Anarchist Group Invade Greek Parliament’s Courtyard

More than a dozen members of the anarchist group Rubicon breached security and entered the courtyard of the Greek parliament. The group threw fliers and...

Parliament Debate on Kammenos Case Postponed for September

The debate to set up a Parliamentary Examining Committee to investigate issues relating to the involvement of Defense Minister Panos Kammenos and other officials...

Parliament Approves Prior Actions With Votes of Government Coalition

The Greek parliament approved on Friday the last batch of prior actions on pensions, collective labor agreements and the tax-free threshold demanded by the...

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