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Photo by MacroPolis Athens expands survey area off Crete, signs MoU with Egypt

Greece’s decision to issue a new Navtex, expanding the area of seismic surveys for hydrocarbon deposits by US ExxonMobil southwest of Crete, is expected to act as a test of the government in Tripoli (GNA) as well as Turkey.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Pension rises approved as public opinion teeters ahead of election year

Yet another poll published this week has shown some erosion in the support for New Democracy and points to some potentially worrying underlying trends for the government, which passed on Thursday the latest pension-related legislation that will lead to many retirees seeing a nominal increase in their retirement package next year, ahead of the general elections.

In full campaign mode, PM ventures forth to rally support

Now in complete election campaign mode, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is touring Greece to warn voters to disregard the criticism of his government and to back his New Democracy party next year if they want the country to progress and not regress.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Reports claiming link between spyware and state pile pressure on government

The government has come under renewed pressure regarding the phonetapping affair, as media reports have started pointing to a clear link between the state and the use of Predator, via a unit that was set up at a special National Intelligence Service (EYP) facility, to which police officers were allegedly detached to help run the hacking operation.

Govt unveils spyware bill as it launches communications fightback

Hoping to swat away some of the criticism that has been aimed in its direction regarding the surveillance scandal, the government unveiled on Tuesday a draft law aimed at protecting privacy, which would also outlaw the sale and possession of spyware.

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