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Greek Referendum Results: Landslide Win for No Vote in Greece

The first official estimation for Sunday’s Greek referendum results show a victory for the NO vote with a 61% against a 39% YES vote with 46% of the votes counted, according to The Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction. This is...

All Set for Greek Local Elections 2014

The general rehearsal for the transmission of the first round in the local elections was successfully completed. The first estimation on the results is anticipated to be transmitted at 11 p.m. Leading authorities of the Ministry of Interior watched as...

Greek Government Plans on Reducing MPs

The Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the Deputy Premier Evangelos Venizelos met on Saturday at the Maximos Mansion and discussed, among other issues, the fact that the members of the Greek Parliament must be reduced from 300 to...

64,910 Legal Immigrants in Athens

The number of legal immigrants from Asia and Africa that have received a residence permit rose to 64,190, according to the central database of the Greek Ministry of Interior. This new data was part of the Greek Minister of Interior,...

Ministry of Interior Completes Municipal Employee Review

The Ministry of Interior has completed its survey on the staff needs of each municipality. This study also noted the number of employees which will enter an inter-municipal mobility scheme in order to cover needs. In line with the...

Fake Weddings for Hellenization of Foreigners

After the accusation from the Ministry of Interior, the prosecutor in the municipality of Achaia is investigating the illegal Hellenization process through fake marriages between Greeks and foreigners. The mayor and some town councilors in the municipality of Achaia...

Greece Working Again on Diaspora Vote Law

Minister of Interior Evripides Stylianides noted the importance of solving the national issue of granting voting rights to Greeks in the Diaspora while addressing the Hellenic Parliament's Special Committee on Greeks Abroad the Special Committee on Oct. 25. The Minister explained...

ID's for Aliens of Hellenic Descent to be Good Forever

Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection Nikos Dendias and Deputy Minister of Interior Charalambos Athanasiou have decided that the Special Identity Card for Aliens of Hellenic Descent and its holders, mostly coming from Northern Epirus, will be permanently...