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Rift in Papademos Coalition Government Over Taxi-Bill

A rift broke in the Papademos coalition government when one minister rejected the bill proposed by another minister. Further the minister assures, he would not even vote in favor during a parliament voting. Transportation Minister Makis Voridis (Nea Dimocratia) tabled a bill liberalizing the taxi ownership licences. The bill foresees among …

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Greece’s Mini-Cabinet Reshuffle

It all started with the resignation of Minister for Citizens’ Protection Christos Papoutsis, who chose to candidate for the leadership of PASOK than remain a Papademos’ government minister. The choice to give the empty post to Michalis Chryssochoides (Development Minister until Tuesday night) triggered more moves on the Greek political chessboard. …

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Survey: 60.7% Greeks Want Elections by 19. Feb 2012

It is just one month after the coalition government of ex-banker Premier Lucas Papademos came into power and Greeks are already fed up. According to a public survey conducted by MRB, 55.1% say that the image of Papademos’ government is ‘bad’ , while 60.7% of Greek citizens want parliamentary elections …

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