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News Greece » Politics: Back to Square One

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

If I compare Greece to Serbia, Greece is heaven and Serbia is hell.” You depend on Slate for sharp, distinctive coverage of the latest developments in politics and culture. Now we need to ask for your support. Our work is more urgent than ever and is rea ...

News Greece » Politics: HOS/BirdLife Greece navigates political shoals to deliver critical marine protection

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Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

A major victory for Greek seabirds and marine biodiversity came in December with a significant extension of Greece’s Natura 2000 Network announced by a Greek Joint Ministerial Decision. For more details, check out our 15 January Press Release: Sea ...

News Greece » Politics: Turkish delegation in Athens to meet justice minister over coup plot case

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Turkish Deputy Justice Minister Bilal Ucar, who is visiting Greece with a team from his ministry, will pay a courtesy call to Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis on Tuesday, the ministry announced. The Turkish delegation will hold a meeting with a Greek ...

News Greece » Politics: Greek govt presents new creditor-demanded reform package

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Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has presented to Parliament for ratification a new batch of creditor-demanded reforms, including measures that will make it harder for labor unions to call strikes. The draft law made public late Tuesday is the ...

News Greece » Politics: Greece to limit Sharia law after European Court challenge

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Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lawmakers in Greece are set to limit the powers of Islamic courts operating in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong Muslim minority. Backed by parliament's largest political parties, the draft law is set to be voted on ...

News Greece » Politics: Kammenos Says ANEL Could Call Political Leaders Meeting if they Disagree with FYROM Name

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Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The Independent Greeks (ANEL) will call for a meeting of political leaders if they disagree with the ... “There is only one Macedonia and it is Greek, like Constantine Karamanlis said. We don’t confer the Greek term ‘Macedonia’.

News Greece » Politics: China's economic, political influence is growing in Greece, says report

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Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

“ENGULFED by its economic woes and disenchanted with the EU, Greece welcomes China without asking some necessary questions,” concludes a recent report on Chinese investment in Greece. Moreover, the drivers behind growing Chinese presence in Greece most ...

News Greece » Politics: Foreign Ministry reports cars of diplomatic personnel set on fire near Ukrainian Embassy in Greece

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Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

On the night from 19 to 20 January a group of unidentified persons set fire to private cars of employees of the Ukrainian Embassy in Greece. This was stated on the air of 112 Ukraine by the Foreign Ministry spokesman Mariana Betza.

News Greece » Politics: Greece set to allow medical cannabis use

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Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Greece’s parliament is expected to approve the medical use of cannabis in the coming weeks, a deputy minister said Sunday, adding that the change would attract investment to the country. “In a few weeks’ time, an amendment will be brought to ...