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  • Report on minister's surveillance ups ante for ND, as PASOK reels from MEP's arrest

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government looks set for another turbulent week after weekly newspaper Documento published on Sunday evidence it claims proves that Labour Minister Kostis Hatzidakis was placed under surveillance by the National Intelligence Service (EYP) – a revelation that came less than 48 hours after SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras had asked Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to promise to resign if it is proved that EYP spied on Hatzidakis and the armed forces chiefs.

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

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    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.

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