Politics

Nicolae Moga picked for Interior Minister, Ramona Manescu - ForMin, Mihai Fifor - Deputy PM

Senator Nicolae Moga was validated on Monday by the Executive Committee (CEx) of the majority Social Democratic Party (PSD) for the office of Interior Minister, while Mihai Fifor was validated for Deputy Prime Minister in charge with strategic partnerships, PSD national leader Viorica Dancila said at the end of the CEx meeting.

PM remembers student Axarlian, killed by N17 terror group in 1992

In a message on Twitter, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid tribute to the student Thanos Axarlian who was the accidental victim of an attack by the now defunct terrorist group November 17 in 1992.

Axarlian died on Karageorgi Servias Street after being hit by a rocket that had been aimed at the then Finance Minister Yiannis Palaiocrassas.

Under Greece’s New Government, Its Future Remains Uncertain

In the 1990s, Greece was enjoying the best moment of its modern history while most of its Balkan neighbors were still dealing with the debris left by their communist regimes or the horrors of the Yugoslav wars. Nationalism was strong in Greece (it has always been), but the economy was doing great.

Precinct where ballot box was stolen votes again; 92.9 pct abstain

The Greek national election was formally completed Sunday with a repeat vote at the central Athens precinct where four individuals stole the ballot box and burned it last Sunday.

With nothing at stake, there was a record 92.9% abstention; only 39 out of 545 registered voters showed up, 1 to cast a spoilt ballot.

Precinct where ballot box was stolen votes again; 92.9% abstain

The Greek national election was formally completed Sunday with a repeat vote at the central Athens precinct where four individuals stole the ballot box and burned it last Sunday.

With nothing at stake, there was a record 92.9% abstention; only 39 out of 545 registered voters showed up, 1 to cast a spoilt ballot.

Editorial: Reforming the state

The governmental organisational chart presented by incoming Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is by all accounts innovative and is the first reform at the highest administrative level of the country.

Essentially it is the first attempt to apply principles and rules of corporate governance that have existed for decades in the private sector to the government and the state.

Cautious reform

The education reforms put forward by the new conservative government aspire to break the deadlock left behind by the populist policies of its leftist predecessors.

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