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PAME union announces protest rally ahead of TIF opening

Greek Communist-affiliated trade union PAME on Thursday announced a rally for September 7, ahead of the opening of Thessaloniki's annual International Fair (TIF).

The union accuses ruling New Democracy of implementing measures that undermine labor rights, following the "anti-labor legacy" of leftist SYRIZA.

The rally will be held on central Aristotelous square, at 6 p.m.

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.

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