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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Govt rebuffs uncomfortable reports on money laundering, unpaid contributions

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government has been put on the defensive as a result of a couple of reports in the international media, while Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has had to step up efforts to improve North Macedonia’s chances of being allowed to start its European Union accession process, a far cry from New Democracy’s fierce opposition to the Prespes Agreement just months ago.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos ND on cusp of brokering deal over diaspora vote as Novartis battle heats up

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Although MPs have started to debate the 2020 draft budget, which encapsulates the government’s economic policy going forward, the focus of Greek politics is currently on an apparent rare moment of compromise between the parties over allowing Greeks living abroad to vote in the national elections from their country of residence.

  • Buoyed by strong ratings, Mitsotakis opts for caution on Novartis probe

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has ruled out the possibility of New Democracy instigating a preliminary investigation into SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras over the Novartis affair, suggesting that the current premier sees no political benefit from such a move at a time that his party seems to have strong public support.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Confrontation over graft claims moves into overdrive

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The bickering between the government and the opposition as a result of corruption claims and counter-claims is moving into overdrive as Parliament prepares to vote on whether to lift the immunity of a former minister.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Developments in Novartis probe signal new, bitter phase in pre-election battle

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    After months of speculation and political bickering, the first phase of the investigation into the alleged scandal involving Novartis and the setting of drug prices in Greece has been completed, setting in motion a new round of confrontation between the government and the opposition.

  • Minister's actions put PM on the spot as politicians' loans stir controversy

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government is facing fresh accusations of interfering in Greece’s institutions after Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis apparently recorded a telephone conversation with Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras and published the supposed transcript of their conversation.

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