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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...

Moscovici Urges Lenders to Agree on Comprehensive Deal for Greece

European commissioner in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici called on Greece’s lenders to agree on a comprehensive deal for the country,...

EU Commission Welcomes Voting of Measures in Greek Parliament

The European Commission welcomed on Friday the voting of the measures in the Greek parliament, adding that now a credible strategy that will guarantee...

Golden Dawn Kicked Out of New Bill Discussion in Greek Parliament

Golden Dawn on Wednesday was suspended in absentia from the two plenary sessions to discuss the new omnibus bill that includes several austerity measures. The...

Greek Parliament Committee Finds Salary, Pension Cuts Unconstitutional

The Parliamentary Scientific Committee in its new report that accompanies the new omnibus bill expressed concern over the constitutionality of the provisions of Law...

Nationwide Strike in Greece While Parties Clash over Austerity Measures in Parliament

A nationwide strike has paralyzed Greece on Wednesday, while in parliament government and opposition parties have started a heated discussion over the new austerity...

Public Entities, Unions React Strongly to Greek Gov’t Austerity Measures

The reaction of public entities and unions to the new austerity measures the Greek government is trying to pass was expressed with strong language...

Parliament President Voutsis: 2019-2020 Measures to Be Voted by May 19

The 2019-2020 measures included in the second review of the Greek programme are expected to be voted in the Greek parliament by May 19...

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