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Bill introduces new rules for funding of Greek political parties
Legislation submitted to Parliament Thursday seeks to overhaul the way political parties in Greece are funded by limiting the amount of taxpayersA' money they receive, increasing transparency regarding donations and preventing them from borrowing against future revenue.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Greek defence minister nominated as commissioner
The Greek coalition government has nominated defence minister Dimitris Avramopoulos as commissioner in the new EU executive.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
New Democracy firing staff as it slashes its expenses
New Democracy has begun firing staff from its party headquarters on Syngrou Avenue in Athens as it tries to rein in its spending.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
PM, Venizelos meet as Administrative Reform Ministry eases stance on evaluation
Coalition leaders sought on Thursday to defuse tension that has built up between New Democracy and PASOK as a result of the assessment of public servantsA' performance, with the Administrative Reform Ministry indicating that it is willing to make compromises over the evaluation scheme.
Presidential election will not lead to snap elections, Samaras tells ND deputies
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has told New Democracy MPs that he does not think Greece will go to snap elections early next year over the election of a new president.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Venizelos denies rift with Samaras over foreign policy
Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos has attributed reports of differences between him and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras over foreign policy issues to detractors who would rather see New Democracy cooperate with the far right than PASOK.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
[Opinion] Greek workers face arrest for being on strike
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Sunday opening pilot scheme extended to Myconos, Santorini
The government has decided to extend the pilot scheme concerning year-round Sunday opening for retail stores to 10 areas around the country, prompting the resignation of the head of the National Confederation of Greek Commerce , Vassilis Korkidis, from the commerce department of the larger of the two coalition parties, New Democracy on Monday.
Vandals raid office of ND MP in Thessaloniki
Police in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, were investigating yesterday after unknown vandals protesting a government bill on A'type CA' maximum-security prisons raided the office of New Democracy MP Elena Rapti.
PPC strike ends as MPs prepare to vote on energy privatization bill
A strike by Public Power Corporation workers was called off on Sunday night, with attention now shifting to the parliamentary vote on legislation allowing the electricity monopoly to be privatized.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Independent Greeks MP claims coalition trying to prevent her from revealing information on PPC
Outspoken Independent Greeks MP Rachil Makri claimed Friday that the coalition is trying to have her barred from Parliament so she cannot reveal information about scandals involving the Public Power Corporation when a bill allowing the company to be privatized is discussed in the House.