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  • PM aims to maintain pace of economic reforms as public worries about migration

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The tax bill submitted to Parliament this week, the pension bill due in the coming days and the draft legislation for the overhaul of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) topped the agenda of Thursday’s cabinet meeting, where Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged his ministers to keep up the pace set since New Democracy came to power in July.

  • Photo by Giannis Papanikos/Fosphotos ND tries to quash refugee backlash, protect strong poll ratings

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The Greek government has been trying to assuage concerns about the transfer of migrants from the Aegean islands following more strong reactions by some local residents in mainland areas New Democracy wants to use to relieve the pressure on the larger refugee centres.

  • ND looks to asylum bill, strong rhetoric to ease pressure from migration flows

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    MPs have begun debating the government’s proposal for an overhaul of Greece’s asylum laws, which New Democracy sees as an important step towards facilitating the return of arrivals who are not eligible for protection and thereby easing the pressure on Greek islands and authorities in general.

  • Photo by Giannis Papanikos/Fosphotos ND unveils steps to address migration issue amid political pressure

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Mindful of the potential political damage it could suffer if it is not deemed to be managing the migration situation adequately, the government has announced a range of measures aimed at showing that it is addressing the uptick in arrivals and deteriorating conditions at hotspots.

  • Is Greece facing a new migration crisis?

    By: Georgia Nakou

    Society

    On August 30, a flotilla of 13 inflatable boats carrying 547 migrants arrived on a beach on the north coast of the island of Lesvos. Photos showing rows of beached dinghies and lifejackets triggered memories of the height of the migrant crisis in 2015/2016, and sparked media headlines warning of new dangers.

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