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

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    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.

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

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    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

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    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.

  • Cost-of-living protest adds to government's concerns

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    Still reeling from the latest allegations regarding the surveillance scandal, the government faced the first general strike for a while on Wednesday as unions took to the streets to call for wage rises in the face of the cost-of-living crisis.

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

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