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Greece’s Constitution revised, focus on President’s election, ministers’ liability

The Parliament approved the revision of 18 articles of the Greek Constitution with the main regulations to affect the election of the president of the Hellenic Republic, the Ministers’ liability and the vote of Greeks living abroad to cast votes in their countries of residence. For the first time, Greeks …

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President’s election, ministers’ responsibility top issues of Constitution revision

Debate for the revision of the Greek Constitution started in the plenary of the Parliament on Monday morning and it scheduled to last for five days.  It is the fourth attempt to change the Greek Constitution that was formulated in 1975 when its postwar reform was adopted. The proposals will …

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Greek Parliament adopts Constitutional revisions proposed by Gov’t

With the absolute majority of 151 votes, Article 3 of the Greek Constitution regarding the relations between the Greek Church and the State will be revised by the next Parliament that will emerge from the next elections. The proposal tabled by SYRIZA would abolish the reference to the dogma of …

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Tsipras pushes for Constitutional Revision with letter to opposition leaders

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is determined to proceed with the long-planned Constitutional changes in the country. Seeking a broader political and social consensus, he calls on opposition parties to support the ambitious plan. “The initiative to revise the Constitution is a mature demand, not only of Greek society but also …

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IMF revises upwards its growth estimations for Greece

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its growth projections for Greece in 2019. The IMF is more optimistic about  the growth pace and estimates upwards to 2.4%, from 1.8% in its April projections. It keeps unchanged its estimation for 2018 at 2%. This forecast is revised upwards by + …

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ELSTAT chief to face felony charges over inflated Greek deficit in 2009

Greek economic prosecutors are seeking felony charges against the former president of the Greek Statistics Authority Andreas Georgiou over  upwards manipulation of the Greek deficit in 2009 and thus with the aim to push the country into the IMF bailout mechanism. Apart from Georgiou  felony charges are also to be raised against the …

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Venizelos (PASOK) Wants Revision of the Loan Agreement (MoU)

Leader of socialist PASOK, Evangelos Venizelos, tabled a proposal with six points concerning the revision of the loan agreement between Greece and its lenders. During his meeting with acting prime minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos on Monday, Venizelos claimed that Greece can achieve the revision of MoU, even though leading EU officials dismiss …

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