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Mitsotakis: No confidence motion against Polakis who blasts disabled candidate

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he will table a no confidence motion next week against Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis, who denounced a New Democracy European Parliament candidate because the latter, who is paraplegic, had been hired as a National Health service doctor under a procedure in which the applicant's disability is taken into account in the hiring point system

Crowd lashes out at gov't officials at Polytechnic uprising memorial

A few dozen members of a crowd gathered outside the historic Athens Polytechnic building to mark the November 17 anniversary of a 1973 student uprising against Greece's military dictatorship lashed out a group of leftist government officials who came to pay their respects at a memorial to the movement's victims on Friday morning.

Archbishop insists dialogue on way religion is taught in schools must continue

The dialogue between the Church and State over the way religion is taught in schools must continue, said the Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos after a meeting of the Holy Synod.

Ieronymos said the dialogue must proceed on the basis of what was agreed in October with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

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