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Government targets protestors with new laws 1

Government targets protestors with new laws

The Mitsotakis government is set to introduce a new law to Parliament concerning the future of protests and marches. According to government sources, the aim of the draft law is to ensure…

capital controls greece

Greece finally free of capital controls!

Greece’s Prime Minister announced the complete removal of the capital controls during Monday’s session in Parliament. The controls restricted the amount of monies citizens could withdraw from their own accounts and had…

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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…

Government to consider more tax relief measures 7

Government to consider more tax relief measures

Greece’s Deputy Finance Minister Katerina Papanatsiou, said on Tuesday that the Tsipras government is considering a package of tax relief measures, such as lowering the minimum tax rate and VAT. During an…

Diaspora Greeks to be eligible to vote in Greek elections 9

Diaspora Greeks to be eligible to vote in Greek elections

Experts from the Greek government’s Interior and Foreign Affairs Ministries presented on Monday a final proposal to Interior Minister Alexis Charitsis, which will allow Greeks living abroad to vote in Greek elections.…

Greek government welcomes constitutional changes by FYROM 13

Greek government welcomes constitutional changes by FYROM

The constitutional amendments made by FYROM on Wednesday have met with approval in Athens. According to Greek government sources, changes made in the Skopje parliament by Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)…

FYROM name change

Russia says US bribed FYROM Parliament to pass Prespes deal

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this week that a vote in FYROM’s parliament that passes the country’s name change was rigged through a combination of blackmail, threats, and vote-buying by the…

FYROM Parliament to debate Constitutional name-change today 18

FYROM Parliament to debate Constitutional name-change today

As reported last week by GCT, the debate on the Zaev government’s proposal to start procedures for changing FYROMs constitution based on its recent Agreement with Greece, starts today in the Plenary…

Turkey loses 70 million euros for not respecting EU values 20

Turkey loses 70 million euros for not respecting EU values

The European Parliament’s Budget Committee MEPs yesterday agreed to cancel €70 million in pre-accession funds earmarked for Turkey, as conditions to improve the rule of law were not met. Last November, during…

FYROM wants to be part of the European family: Zaev 21

FYROM wants to be part of the European family: Zaev

The Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Zoran Zaev addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on Thursday about his country’s dream of joining the European Union. Securing…