Council of State

Freelancer Committee plans nationwide strike over tax law challenge

A legal suit filed with the Council of State intends to contest a 2023 tax law establishing a minimum presumptive income for the self-employed, the Coordinating Committee of Freelancers, Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants announced during a press conference on Monday.

Controversial draft law mandates searches for all airline passengers

A draft law proposed by the Transport and Infrastructure Minister Abdulkadir Uraloğlu has sparked significant reactions by mandating that all passengers, including judges and prosecutors, undergo searches at airport entrances.

The draft law, which seeks to amend civil aviation regulations, introduces stringent security measures at airports.

Mt Parnitha casino relocation to be discussed June 17

The relocation of the Mt Parnitha casino to Maroussi, a northeastern suburb of Athens, will be discussed anew on June 17, the Council of State has decided. The reason cited by the highest administrative court of Greece is the hospitalization of a CoS member Dimitris Vandoros, after a serious traffic accident.

Key legislation and development plans presented at Greek cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will preside over a Monday morning ministerial council meeting at the Maximos Mansion, where significant legislative proposals will be introduced.

Interior Minister Niki Kerameos and Deputy Minister Vivi Charalampogianni will unveil a bill focusing on incentives and rewards for public servants.

Top administrative court reelects incumbent head

The members of Türkiye's highest administrative court, the Council of State, have reelected the incumbent president, Zeki Yiğit, for a new four-year term with 62 votes.

Yiğit, whose term of office that began in May 2020 was due to expire, competed against three other candidates in the elections held on April 24.