Political history of Greece

Cross-party committee for diaspora vote to be set up, minister says

A cross-party committee that is to discuss the conservative government's proposal to grant full voting rights to Greeks living abroad is to be set up in due course, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Monday.

A letter is to be sent to parties during the course of the day, asking them to appoint a representative for the committee, Theodorikakos said. 

Cross-party committee for diaspora vote to be set up soon, minister says

A cross-party committee that is to discuss the conservative government's proposal to grant full voting rights to Greeks living abroad is to be set up in due course, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Monday.

A letter is to be sent to parties during the course of the day, asking them to appoint a representative for the committee, Theodorikakos said. 

Mitsotakis to Pompeo: Looking forward to positive US contribution on East Med issues

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has told visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Turkey, through its actions, is questioning the sovereignty of both Greece and Cyprus. Mitsotakis added that he expects a "positive contribution" from the United States.

House reveals politicians' incomes

A parliamentary committee published the source of wealth declaration ("pothen esches") of politicians and other public servants on Thursday for 2016, 2017 and 2018. 

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis declared earnings of 41,067 euros in 2018 (for the 2017 fiscal year) and 23,000 euros from mutual funds. 

‘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

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