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Five MPs remain unvaccinated, one from ruling ND, says Parliament Speaker

Five Greek lawmakers remain unvaccinated against Covid-19, one of whom is from the ruling party New Democracy, Parliament Speaker Konstantinos Tassoulas said on Wednesday. The other four are reportedly from smaller political parties. The unidentified MP has invoked medical reasons to justify the decision not to get the Covid-19 jab, …

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New ID scanners take visitors from Greek Parliament gate to directly to jail

From the Parliament gate to the prosecutor or a tiny cell at the police station nearby… One man was arrested at the entrance of the Greek Palriament when he gave guards his Identity Card on Monday morning. The new ID scanners installed last week revealed that the man was wanted …

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Parliament adopts austerity bill, Tsipras kicks ball in creditors’ court

Lawmakers of the coalition government left-wing SYRIZA and nationalists Independent Greeks adopted the omnibus bill with new austerity measures 4.9 billion euros for the years 2018-2021. prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said right after the voting he expects form creditors to commit to debt relief measures. All 153 government lawmakers voted …

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Greek Parliament Speaker fires 7 employees hired on fake or forged education documents

Seven employees at the Greek Parliament have been dismissed after it was found out that they were hired with fake or forged school degrees. Among them is a “scientific adviser” to former Prime Minister Costa Simitis, two permanent employees and four members of the Special Guard of the parliament. In …

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Greek Parliament unanimously adopts resolution for recognition of Palestine

The Greek Parliament unanimously voted a resolution recognizing the state of Palestine on Tuesday. the voting took place during a special parliamentary session attended also by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas currently on an official visit to Athens. PM Tsipras, President Abbas, Greek Parliament Speaker Voutsis “[The Greek parliament pledges] to …

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Sexism in Parliament: MP “sniffs” the coat of a female colleague

Tough guys in the Greek Parliament. Machos with a fetish of a special kind: a woman’s coat. One of the real manly lawmakers has stuck his ugly nose in the coat of MP Rachel Makri.  Independent MP Grigoris Psarianos  “sniffs” the coat and gets probably high as his equally sexism-ridden …

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Greece -Turkey: tension is high as Ankara tries to conduct research in Cyprus EEZ

A new tension is high between the arch rivals and close neighbors on the west and east of the Aegean Sea, as Turkey is staging one provocation after the other, playing the game the country knows very well: claiming rights in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Reason for …

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LOL Ex-Minister complains about cuts in MPs’ salaries and allowances

Ex minister for Health and Nea Dimokratia MP Adonis Georgiadis complained about the cuts in MP’s pay and perks. “Greek MPs have suffered the biggest cuts in their salary and allowances than any other branch in the government,” he claimed adding “the salary cuts reached 60% and the parliamentary pensions …

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Greek MP’s historic sacrifice: “I have learned to live even on €1,500”

“I have learned to live even on 1,500 euro!” Nea Dimokratia MP Maria Antoniou made a “historic” statement on a local television network apparently in an effort to demonstrate that even our elected members of the Parliament know very well what is “austerity.” “I am not rich… I have learned …

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Shocking! 6.3million Greeks live in poverty or are at risk of poverty

It was high time that the real data of the economic situation of the Greek society come to the surface! 2.5 million Greeks live below the line of relative poverty and another 3.8million people are at risk of poverty! A total of 6.3million people, which means more than half of …

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