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Greece Tables Two Versions for 2019 Budget

The draft budget for 2019 was tabled in the Greek Parliament on Monday in two versions: One without pension cuts and one with pension...

Greek PM ‘Not Worried’ about Shrinking of Slender Coalition Majority

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday expressed confidence that his coalition majority in parliament is not threatened after Independent Greeks (ANEL) lawmaker Giorgos...

Opposition Parties Ask for Early Elections in Greek Parliament Plenary

New Democracy and Movement for Change called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to call early elections, during the Greek Parliament plenary on Wednesday. The plenary...

Greek Opposition Walks Out of Novartis Committee

Greek opposition parties ended up walking out of parliament's preliminary investigating committee on Novartis, accusing the government of frivolity and delaying tactics. Committee members started...

Greek Parliament to Probe 10 Senior Politicians Over Novartis Case

The Greek government managed to get the votes needed to form a parliamentary committee to investigate witness testimonies that two former prime ministers and...

Greek Lawmakers Get First Look at Medical Cannabis Bill

Plans to legalize the growing of cannabis for medical use were submitted to Greece's parliament on Wednesday. Athens is fast-tracking the legislation after ministers attended...

Hot List of Names in Novartis Scandal Case Tabled in Greek Parliament

The file on Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis that concerns allegations of corruption and bribery and is currently being investigated by prosecutors will not be...

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...

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