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  • PM hits back at surveillance list claims, falls out with ally

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis used a televised interview to deny the latest allegations in the surveillance affair, which had him eavesdropping on his own cabinet ministers and some of the country’s most powerful businesspeople, as well as political opponents and journalists.

  • PM rides into new, bigger storm after publication of phonetapping list

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government is under renewed and intense pressure, perhaps even great enough to put its survival at risk, after new allegations regarding the surveillance scandal that suggest the illegal wiretapping operation was much broader and systematic than had been thought until now.

  • Photo by MacroPolis SYRIZA steps up cronyism allegations on eve of EP committee visit

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    While the government continues to face fresh allegations in the phone-tapping affair, opposition SYRIZA is pursuing what it claims is extensive evidence of corruption in the allocation of public sector contracts to private companies close to the governing party.

  • Surveillance claims continue to bug New Democracy

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Despite repeated attempts to bury the phonetapping scandal as an issue in Greece’s political debate, the government began this week facing questions about new claims regarding the role of its officials in the use of surveillance tactics not just against political rivals, but also members of the cabinet and ruling party.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Opposition tries to put surveillance scandal back on political agenda

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Just days after the parliamentary inquiry into the wiretapping scandal was officially concluded, the issue is back in the spotlight as the opposition parties continue to try to dig further into the matter and discover what they believe is the government’s involvement in the affair.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Opposition eyes continuation of wiretapping probe by other means

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The final stage of Parliament’s investigation into the wiretapping affair played out in somewhat surreal circumstances on Friday, with New Democracy looking to swiftly close the book on the scandal but the opposition hoping that more chapters will be written in the weeks ahead.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Opposition parties reject official conclusions of surveillance inquiry

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The official report of the special parliamentary inquiry into the surveillance affair has ignited a fresh confrontation between the government and the parties of the opposition, with the latter directly contradicting the official conclusions and accusing the New Democracy of a cover-up.

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