Syriza

Response issued to NYT op-ed criticizing PM of being right-wing

In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, the chief executive of the American Jewish Committee, David Harris, and the executive director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council, Endy Zemenides responded to an op-ed earlier in the week titled "The Adults Are Back in Charge of Greece.

Response issued to op-ed criticizing PM of being right-wing

In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, the chief executive of the American Jewish Committee, David Harris, and the executive director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council, Endy Zemenides responded to an op-ed earlier in the week titled "The Adults Are Back in Charge of Greece.

Opposition parties leave parliamentary session in protest

Lawmakers of the main opposition SYRIZA, center-left Movement for Change, the Communist Party and anti-austerity MeRA25 left from an ongoing parliamentary debate on a omnibus bill in Parliament on Thursday, protesting over the submission of two last-minute provisions from Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis.

Editorial: Rearguard battles

In their first post-election parliamentary debate Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras traded accusations of hypocrisy and populism and the debate focused on the government's appointments to the Hellenic Competition Commission and the EYP National Intelligence Service.

Community service suspended as municipalities lack framework to oversee it

The government has suspended the implementation of the measure of community service as alternative punishment, until municipalities develop the structures and framework to allow for it, sources from the Justice Ministry said Wednesday.
The suspension of the measure was included in a draft bill on the reorganization of the public administration, voted on by lawmakers Tuesday.

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