SYRIZA government

‘Rasputin’ to come under scrutiny

After Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' return from New York on September 29, a plenary session of Parliament is set to discuss a proposal by ruling New Democracy for the creation of a special investigative committee to probe "the clear signs" that former alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos intervened in the alleged bribery scandal involving Swiss drugs manufacturer Novartis t

Time is of the essence

A large section of Greece's university community had warned the previous SYRIZA government that the changes it forced through in higher education, and particularly the legislation which merged universities with technical colleges, would cause big problems for the institutions - and not just of a bureaucratic nature.