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  • Photo by MacroPolis Opposition fails to make inroads in spyware hearing as denials continue

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    Opposition parties have accused governing New Democracy of continuing to keep Parliament in the dark about key aspects of the surveillance affair, after a fresh hearing of the institutions and transparency committee failed to uncover any new information.

  • Photo by MacroPolis MPs aim to probe spyware as govt brushes off latest reports

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    Parliament’s institutions and transparency committee is due to hear on Monday from one of the key figures in the phonetapping affair, in what could be a significant moment in the development of the surveillance saga.

  • 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.

  • In full campaign mode, PM ventures forth to rally support

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    Now in complete election campaign mode, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is touring Greece to warn voters to disregard the criticism of his government and to back his New Democracy party next year if they want the country to progress and not regress.

  • 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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