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Croatian Ruling Party Triumphs in Elections, Tough Negotiations Ahead

In a widely expected outcome, Croatia's ruling conservative party, the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), emerged victorious in the parliamentary elections. However, as forecasted by pre-election polls, the HDZ falls short of securing enough seats in the Assembly to form a government independently, setting the stage for challenging negotiations with populist factions.

Interior Ministry to launch internal inquiry into personal data leak

The Ministry of the Interior is planning to carry out an internal inquiry to ascertain whether there has been a breach of privacy laws that allowed a candidate for the ruling conservative party in the upcoming European parliamentary elections to send hundreds of Greeks abroad campaign material to their private email accounts.

Government to bring forward bill on marriage equality

The Greek government is planning to speed up the submission of legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage, amid strong reactions within the Conservative party.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said the bill will extend full parental rights to gay couples but will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate.

Diplomatic fiasco casts pall over restitution talk

"I am baffled, as are most people," a leading member of the British Museum's Board of Trustees told Kathimerini in confidence a day after the the country's prime minister, Rishi Sunak, abruptly canceled a meeting with Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a decision prompted by the ongoing controversy over the 2,500-year-old Parthenon Sculptures that cast a pall over relations between the two coun