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Cabinet Discusses Fair Growth and Government’s Work Ahead of TIF

  Greece’s cabinet discussed on Tuesday ways to promote fair growth in the coming months and the coordination of the government’s work ahead of the...

Aegina Boat Captain Released on Probation

Thrasyvoulos Lykourezos, the 77-year-old captain of the speedboat that killed 4 people on Aegina, including a 5-year-old girl, was released on probation, after a...

Germany to Send 3,000 Refugees to Crete, 2,000 More from Greek Mainland

New Democracy lawmaker Lefteris Avgenakis accused the Greek government of secretly preparing to resettle 3,000 refugees from Germany to Crete. Recently, Migration Policy Minister Yiannis...

Greek Government to Recruit 20,000 Civil Servants

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras looks to make changes to the constitution as well as initiate a hiring spree of some 20,000 civil servants over the...

Greek EdMin Defends Plans to Construct Mosque in Athens

On Thursday, Greek Education Minister, Nikos Filis spoke in Parliament directly to those who oppose constructing a mosque in Athens. The plans for the project...

ANEL Votes Against Provisions to Complete Construction of Mosque in Votanikos

Independent Greeks (ANEL), the junior coalition partner, voted against a provision that will speed up the construction of a mosque in Votanikos, an area...

Protesters Cleared After Storming in Thessaloniki Cathedral

Twenty six protesters, who were arrested in Thessaloniki after storming in the Thessaloniki Cathedral and disrupting the liturgy, were cleared on Monday, August 1....

Parliament Prepares for Second Bailout Review and Tsipras Makes Plans for New Referendums

According to sources as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a busy agenda set in place for the spring of 2017 as he is planning...

New Bill Allows Unlimited Spending on Trips of Top Greek Government Officials

A new amendment voted by the ruling coalition says that when a top government official travels, all accompanying parties will be staying at the...

SYRIZA vs SYRIZA on Issue of Occupation of Vacant Buildings

The evacuation of three Thessaloniki buildings that had been occupied by anarchists has caused a reaction within the SYRIZA ruling party that in turn...

Anarchists Occupy SYRIZA Government Offices in Thessaloniki

Anarchists staged a sit-in at the offices of the ruling Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) party in Thessaloniki, in northern Greece. The protest was in reaction to a...

179 MPs Vote in Favor of Election Law, But SYRIZA Fails to Pass 200-Vote...

  The Greek government was strategically defeated on the matter of pushing through a draft bill to introduce a proportional representative electoral system without the...