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PM Tsipras determined to solve name dispute with FYROM, but partner Kammenos has reservations

As efforts intensify to resolve the decades-long name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Tsipras coalition partner and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, dampened expectations. He said that he would never back a solution including the word “Macedonia” thus revealing cracks in the coalition government. The …

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Greece simplifies procedures for consensual divorce with new law

Greece has simplified procedures for consensual divorce and couples can now take separate ways sealed with a notary’s signature instead of seeking long court proceedings. However, couples that have been married at a Greek Orthodox church will need an extra procedure in order to dissolve the marriage spiritually. Law 4509/2017 …

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Employers forced workers to return the Christmas bonus

Several employers found a “recipe” to fill their cash registers over the Christmas days: they demanded back the Christmas bonus they are obliged by law to pay to employees. The employees’ complains landed at the unions offices one after the other. In Patras, workers at retail shops, restaurants and cleaning …

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