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Greek Parliament Approves Diaspora Vote Bill by Overwhelming Majority

The Greek Parliament approved late on Wednesday the bill granting Greeks who live abroad the right to vote in the country's national elections by...

House Speaker Test-Drives New Electric Cars as MPs Get Ready for Eco-Friendly Vehicles (video)

Greece's Speaker of the House Constantinos Tasoulas tool some of the latest electric cars available in the country out for a spin on Thursday,...

Greek Parliament Concludes Constitutional Revision with Nine Articles Amended

After a marathon session, the Greek Parliament finally agreed on Monday afternoon on which new Constitutional amendments will be approved by the House. The Parliament...

Will Diaspora Vote Constitutional Amendment Garner Unanimous Parliamentary Support?

The final version of the ruling New Democracy's (ND) proposed constitutional amendment concerning the voting rights of Greeks abroad was submitted to the Parliament...

Constitutional Amendment for Expat Greek Vote Brought Before Parliament

Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos presented the final bill concerning the right of Greeks living abroad to vote at the plenary session of Parliament...

PM Mitsotakis Declares “Greece is Not an Unfenced Vineyard” for Migrants

Using a folksy Greek phrase, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated on Friday that Greece is reaching its limits regarding the refugee and migrant...

Greek Budget Foresees 2.8 Percent Growth in 2020

Greece's state budget for the financial year 2020 was presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Thursday. A growth rate of 2.8% and...

Greek Parliament Boosts Efforts to Become Energy Efficient, Reduce CO2 Emissions

A two-year plan to improve the energy efficiency of Greece's Parliament building has been put up for bid as of November 15, it was announced on...

Government Reintroduces Criminalization of Blasphemy; Toughens Pedophile Sentences

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced in Parliament on Monday that the government intends to bring forward some landmark changes to the country's Penal...

New Asylum Bill Reaches Greek Parliament Amid Heavy Criticism

The new bill laying out the procedures by which refugees and migrants are either granted asylum status or are deported came before the Greek...

Government Proposal for Greek Expat Vote Raises Hope for Unanimous Support

The Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos sent a letter on Friday to all Parliamentary parties explaining the basic elements of the draft...

Athens Adopts Italian Model of Attracting Super-Rich to Tax Registry

The Greek government has decided to copy, and attempt to implement, Italy's model of encouraging ultra-wealthy individuals and large companies to move their tax...

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