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Wiretapping scandal: Tsipras tables censure motion against government

Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras tabled a motion of censure against the conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday afternoon. Tsipras tabled the motion “in defense of democracy, transparency and justice” one day after he received an official response regarding the confirmed wiretapping of six people – politicians …

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Censure motion “rejected” with the majority votes of Greece’s ruling party

The censure motion against the Greek government was rejected with 156 votes in a Parliament of 300 late on Sunday night. In favor of the motion tabled by main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA, voted all opposition parties, a total of 142 MPs from SYRIZA, KINAL, KKE, Greek Solution and MeRA25. …

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Censure motion filed by ND, Tsipras turns it into confidence vote

Main opposition party New Democracy filed a censure motion against Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis. Reason for the motion was Polakis’ verbal attack against ND candidate for the European Elections Stelios Kymbouropoulos, a 34-year-old doctor with disabilities. Responding to ND challenge, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned the censure motion into …

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ND leader Mitsotakis submits no-confidence vote against gov’t over Macedonia

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis of conservative New Democracy announced Thursday noon that he is submitting no-confidence vote against the government over the Macedonia agreement. “I want to see if  Mr. Tsipras has 154 votes for the Macedonia agreement,” Mitsotakis told the Plenary with a clear hint to coalition government …

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Samaras’ government wins censure motion, loses one seat in Parliament

Greece’s coalition government conservative Nea Dimocratia and socialist PASOK survived the censure motion submitted by left wing SYRIZA, but lost one seat, after a government lawmaker voted in favor of the vote of no confidence. Samaras’ government is left with a very thin majority of 154 seats in a parliament …

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SYRIZA files censure motion against Greek gov’t after ERT police raid

Main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA filed a censure motion of no confidence against the coalition government of Samaras’ Nea Dimocratia and Venizelos’ PASOK just hours after riot police stormed the headquarters of shutdown ERT and removed the fired personnel. The motion deals with two main issues: deadlock in economy and …

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