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Elections are not in the Greek PM's plans at the moment

Elections are not in the Greek PM’s plans at the moment

“At some point, obviously, there will be changes in the government,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during an interview on SKAI Radio, however, he added that he currently has no intentions of…

Anarchists vandalise church in Athens with vulgar slogans (VIDEO) 17

Anarchists vandalise church in Athens with vulgar slogans (VIDEO)

With Greece in the middle of a coronavirus pandemic and having just successfully dealt with a major migration crisis asymmetrically launched by Turkey, anarcho-feminists have taken the opportunity under the cover of…

Notis Mitarachi

24-hour turnaround for asylum applications

Greece’s Migration and Asylum Minister, Notis Mitarachi announced that asylum applications will be processed within 24 hours. Mitarachi made the claim during a media interview on Saturday clarifying that according to the…

Alexis Tsipras

Tsipras wants to talk Turkey with Greek PM

Greece’s former Prime Minister, main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras called on Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to “at the very least brief political parties on what his government’s strategy is on Turkey, on…

Diaspora Greeks given right to vote 18

Diaspora Greeks given right to vote

The Mitsotakis government succeeded in approving the majority of its proposed constitutional changes on Monday evening, which include regulations on the selection of Greece’s President, the right of Greeks abroad to vote…

Kostas Bakoyannis

New mayor of Athens pledges “to be a servant to Athenians”

The new Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis took his oath of office on Sunday, pledging “to be a servant to Athenians” and turn the crisis-battered capital into “a safe, clean and bright” European metropolis.…

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Greece gets ‘transparent’ and radical overhaul in public governance

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday the establishment of a National Transparency Authority, which brings together six public bodies of administrative control. Mitsotakis made the announcement in Parliament during the…

Lawmakers approve measures to ease taxes in Greece 22

Lawmakers approve measures to ease taxes in Greece

Lawmakers in Greece have approved measures to ease taxes nearly a year after the country ended its final rescue program. Members of parliament from the New Democracy party as well as the main opposition…

New Democracy receives vote of confidence with 158 votes 24

New Democracy receives vote of confidence with 158 votes

Greece’s new government New Democracy won a vote of confidence on Monday night with 158 votes, in a 300-strong chamber, following a three-day debate in plenary over its policy platform. In statements…

Euclid Tsakalotos

Former Syriza Minister warns of more austerity

Former SYRIZA finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos warned that the Mitsotakis government was about to re-introduce austerity measures in order to fulfill its new initiatives. “Have you calculated the fiscal space for 2020?…

New PM Mitsotakis announces his top priorities for Greece 26

New PM Mitsotakis announces his top priorities for Greece

Greece’s new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday that cutting taxes, attracting jobs and tackling rising crime will be his top priorities. Mitsotakis said he would immediately implement a reduction in property taxes while…

Greece’s 300 new deputies sworn in 27

Greece’s 300 new deputies sworn in

Greece’s 300 new deputies of the 18th session of the Hellenic Parliament were sworn in on Wednesday with three successive oaths, which included two religious and one secular. Following the official oaths,…

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