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PM Samaras accelerates President’s election; first round of voting Dec 17/2014

The election of Greece’s next President will start already on December and not in February as originally scheduled. The first round of voting will be on December 17th that is in less than ten days from now. So far there has been no official nomination from the coalition government Nea …

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Budget 2015 passed; Eurogroup to decide bailout extension

With 155 “Yes” coalition government partners Nea Dimokratia-PASOK and one independent MP voted in favor of another austerity budget for debt-ridden Greece. 134 opposition MPs and independent MPs voted “No”. One independent MP voted “Present”.  The voting took place in the presence of 290 lawmakers as ten lawmakers were absent. …

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Bribes Alert! Opposition MP claims, she was offered €3mln to vote for Greece’s next President

Stavroula Xoulidou, a lawmaker from right-wing Independent Greeks party, claimed that she was offered 3 million euro to vote for Greece’s next President. Xoulidou made her claims during a late night show on Tuesday short after party president Panos Kammenos had claimed that there were attempts from the side of …

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Greek PM announces sweeping changes to Constitution

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Wednesday presented his party’s proposals for sweeping changes to the Greek Constitution, heralding reforms that would reduce the terms of state officials and increase the accountability of ministers as well as the transparency of political parties. The proposed reforms, outlined before an audience of New …

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