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Transgender Bill Tabled in Parliament Causes Reactions by Gov’t MPs

Greek MPs are engaged in two days of debate on the legal recognition of gender identity. If; as expected, the majority vote in favour...

Greek Parliament Budget Office Rings Warning Bell over Timely Completion of Third Review

The Greek Parliament Budget Office warns that if the government postpones the completion of the third evaluation of the bailout program for 2018, Athens...

Wording Issue Over Asia Minor “Genocide” Causes Greek Parliament Controversy

A wording issue concerning the definition September 14 as the day of remembrance of the Asia Minor disaster in the 1920s, led to a...

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...

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