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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...

Historical Documents from 1897-1977 Found in Secret Room of Greek Parliament

Unknown archive documents of historical value were found in an unused storage room on the mezzanine floor of the Greek Parliament, House Speaker Nikos...

Greek Parliamentary State Budget Office Warns of Bankruptcy Risk if Debt not Eased

Greece is at risk of bankruptcy unless there is substantial debt relief, warns the Parliamentary State Budget Office, while calling for the need of...

Greek Parliament to Vote on Online Gambling Legalization Bill

The Greek Parliament is set to vote on a draft legislation that includes measures for the legalization and regulation of online betting and gaming...

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...

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