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Athens Protest Against Multi-bill Turns to Rioting

Rioting between anti-establishment protesters and the Greek police occurred outside the Greek parliament house on Monday evening, at the end of the march against...

Greece to Approve Use of Medical Cannabis

The Greek parliament is expected to approve the medical use of cannabis in the coming weeks, a deputy minister has said, adding that the...

Greek Lawmakers To Fast-Track Raft of Reforms

Greek lawmakers are to fast-track an enormous bill needed for the country to complete a third review of its  bailout program. The 400-article, 1,326-page bill...

Greek Lawmakers To Vote On Limiting Islamic Courts

Lawmakers in Greece are set to limit the powers of Islamic courts which operate in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong...

Greek Parliament Approves 2018 Budget After Fierce Debate

After a fierce parliamentary debate, Greek lawmakers on Tuesday approved by majority the country's 2018 budget, which the government said would be the last...

Young Refugees Welcomed in Greek Parliament

Greece marked the International Migrants Day on Monday, by welcoming a group of unaccompanied refugees and migrants at a symbolic celebration in Greek parliament. Young...

Parliamentary Committee Revokes Approval of Saudi Arms Deal

The Greek parliament's Committee on Armament Programs and Contracts revoked its agreement to sell military equipment to Saudi Arabia, in an unprecedented move by...

Parliament to Vote on Bill Allowing Casinos in Tourist Destinations

Greek lawmakers are preparing to vote on a bill that would legalize three casinos in the popular tourism destinations of Crete, Santorini, and Mykonos,...

Union Outcry Forces Greek Gov’t to Withdraw Strike Amendment

The Greek government decided to withdraw an amendment on workers' strike and other labour issues only hours after they were tabled in parliament, due...

Greek Parliament Turned Orange for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Greek Parliament was lit in orange on Saturday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is annually...

Parliament Postpones Debate on Saudi Arms Deal Question Until Monday

The Conference of Parliament Presidents on Wednesday announced that a question about Greek arms sales to Saudi Arabia, tabled for Defence Minister Panos Kammenos...

Greek Parliament Approves its 2018 Budget, Showing 0.75 pct Rise in Expenditures

A plenary session on Friday approved the Parliament's budget for 2018, which includes a 0.75% rise in expenditures (to 133,985,000 euros), from 132,985,000 euros...

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