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Government, Opposition Clash over Bill to Curb Demonstrations in Greece

As the vote for the bill to regulate demonstrations is about to go up for a vote in the Greek Parliament Thursday, there continue to be fierce reactions from the opposition, unions and other sectors of society. Greece's public sector employees...

Wide Consensus Foreseen as Opposition Parties Support First Female Greek President

It was announced on Thursday that the first Parliamentary vote to elect the next Greek President will take place on Wednesday, January 22. According to the recently-amended Greek Constitution, the first vote requires a 2/3 majority for a candidate to...

Greek PM Proposes a Female Judge as the Next President of Hellenic Republic

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised message on Wednesday evening that his ruling New Democracy party will propose Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou as a candidate for the position of President of the Republic. PM Mitsotakis announced the candidate following...

Who Will Be the Next Greek President?

A media fever has reigned in the past few weeks in Greece over the choice of who may be proposed as President of the Hellenic Republic, although the official announcement of the proposed candidate is several days away. Analysts and reporters...

PM Mitsotakis: Greece will Ask NATO to Condemn Turkey over International Law Violations

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday said that he will ask NATO to condemn Turkey at the NATO summit on December 3-4 in London. Greece will not tolerate any Turkish provocation without responding, the prime minister and New Democracy...

Greek PM: Those Challenging our Sovereign Rights will have to Face Greece and our European Allies

"Anyone rushing to doubt - by institutionally baseless means - Greece's sovereign rights should know that they will have to face Greece and its European allies as well," Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday. In addressing New Democracy's...

Greece Scraps Reinstatement of Blasphemy Law Following Public Outcry

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced on Tuesday that the government is now withdrawing its decision to reintroduce the criminalization of blasphemy in Greece. Following a public outcry and a massive wave of ridicule across social media, the Greek...

Pavlos Bakoyannis, The Politician Assassinated by "November 17" Terrorists 30 Years Ago Today

It was September 26, 1989 when former publisher and New Democracy MP Pavlos Bakoyannis was assassinated by three members of the November 17 terrorist group outside his office in downtown Athens. It was a dastardly crime which shook Greece's political world...