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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos ND and SYRIZA exchange broadsides, KINAL catches some flak

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government breezed through Sunday’s no confidence vote, as expected, following a three-day parliamentary debate that left Greek voters none the wiser about what went wrong in the response to the recent Elpis snowstorm, which was the starting point for SYRIZA tabling a censure motion last week.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Parties hone strategies ahead of confidence vote

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    SYRIZA has attempted to raise the political stakes following this week’s snowstorm by triggering a confidence vote in Parliament on Sunday, but the government believes that it is just a move of desperation from opposition leader Alexis Tsipras because he sees support increasing for third party KINAL.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Parties at loggerheads over inquiry into media handouts

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    SYRIZA’s bid to put New Democracy on the spot over the Covid awareness campaign that saw a variety of Greek media outlets receive more than 40 million euros in total has been partially blocked by the government.

  • Photo by MacroPolis PM to address inflation as polls show wear and tear for govt

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    The government and the opposition parties are set to cross swords in Parliament on Monday over inflation as opinion polls indicate that rising prices, as well as the health crisis caused by the pandemic, are taking their toll on New Democracy.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos SYRIZA squeezes govt over relationship with media

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    Greek Parliament debated on Friday SYRIZA’s proposal, backed by other opposition parties as well, for an inquiry into almost 40 million euros handed out by the government to local media firms, which New Democracy’s rivals claim was a thinly disguised attempt to influence coverage in the conservatives’ favour.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Fresh reshuffle speculation as ND centres on migration threat, response

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    As normal political activity resumes following Parliament’s summer recess, attention is turning to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair on September 11, with the local media pricing in a cabinet reshuffle shortly before or after his appearance in the northern port city.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Vote on child custody bill reveals rifts within ND, KINAL

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    A vote on legislation aimed at improving the balance in child custody arrangements between divorced parents made headlines for creating political divisions within Greece’s governing New Democracy party, but also in the ranks of third party KINAL.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Mitsotakis defends #MeToo response amid acrimonious debate

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    As the government becomes more deeply mired in accusations of covering up sex abuse in public institutions, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited political leaders to debate the “quality of public dialogue” in a special session of Parliament on Thursday.

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