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PM Tsipras and the Greek government survive confidence vote

The Greek government survived one more confidence vote on Friday, as expected. Out of 289 present lawmakers 153 voted in favor and 136 against. In favor voted also a lawmaker from the Centrists’ Union. The confidence vote came after main opposition New Democracy filed a censure motion against Alternate Health …

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Tsipras lashes out at “Anti-Greek” EU Presidency candidate Weber

“Every vote for New Democracy is a vote for anti-Greek Weber,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday targeting the EPP’s arch-conservative candidate for the European Commission Presidency, German Manfred Weber. Reason for Tsipras’ attack on Weber was the comment by the latter on the relief measures announced by the …

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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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