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Greek coalition concerned troika inspection may drag on

The International Monetary Fund’s denial of reports that it will host a discussion on Greek debt relief in November and Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s insistence that no talks on the next phase for the Greek economy can be held until the troika rev… … Full News here – Latest News

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Coalition bent on protecting weaker groups

The coalition government appears determined to extend the agreed foreclosure protection period for first homes and vulnerable social groups, even if unilateral action is required in the event that the country’s creditors, known as the troika, do not conse… … Full News here – Latest News

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Coalition set to nominate Kouvelis for president

Greece’s coalition leaders appear set to nominate Fotis Kouvelis, leader of the small Democratic Left (DIMAR) party, as their candidate for the country’s next president after Karolos Papoulias’s tenure expires in February, Kathimerini understands. The mod… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/22/2014: Front Page: Coalition mulls ENFIA changes

The single property tax (ENFIA) and the errors it contains are expected to top the agenda of a meeting between Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis and New Democracy lawmakers today, as the government prepares to make changes to the levy that should ease… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Anti-racism bill to go to vote in late August after coalition reaches agreement

The two parties in the ruling coalition have reached an agreement on the provisions of a contentious anti-racism bill that has divided the government for a year-and-a-half, reports said on Tuesday, with a vote on the legislation expected on August 26 and … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/5/2014: Front Page: SYRIZA asks coalition to withdraw amendment

SYRIZA asked yesterday for legislation regarding mergers in the media to be withdrawn from Parliament. The leftist party labelled “provocative” an amendment that allows mass dismissals in the sector even though there are strict conditions for such… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/26/2014: Front Page: Coalition ponders wage options

A meeting between Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis and representatives of the armed forces and emergency services, which was due to take place on Monday, has been called off as the government reconsiders its options on how to restore these groups’… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Coalition focuses on pending actions before troika’s return

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras or his finance minister, Gikas Hardouvelis, are expected to write to cabinet members this coming week reminding them of the actions that each department has to carry out and the limited time frame in which these measures can… … Full News here – Latest News

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4/1/2014: Front Page: PM, coalition partner mull fallout of reform vote

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his coalition partner, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos, yesterday met to discuss the fallout of a tough vote in Parliament on a new set of reforms agreed with the troika which reduced the government’s majority to two… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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PM, coalition partner mull fallout of reform vote

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his coalition partner, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos, on Monday met to discuss the fallout of a tough vote in Parliament on a new set of reforms agreed with the troika which reduced the government’s majority to two se… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek Parliament passes multi-bill but coalition sees majority cut further

The omnibus bill containing liberalization measures and other reforms that Greece needed to pass to receive its next bailout tranche squeezed through Parliament at just after midnight on Sunday but the vote led to the government’s majority dwindling furth… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek coalition confident as reform multi-bill goes to Parliament

A brief debate on the multi-bill of reform measures submitted to Parliament on Friday night will begin on Saturday before a vote late on Sunday, when the government is expecting all of its MPs to back the legislation and move Greece a step closer to unloc… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/29/2014: Front Page: Coalition positive as multi-bill goes to Parliament

A brief debate on the multi-bill of reform measures submitted to Parliament last night will begin today before a vote late tomorrow, when the government is expecting all of its MPs to back the legislation and move Greece a step closer to unlocking the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/28/2014: Front Page: Coalition to ease up on receipts and debts to state

The omnibus bill due to be submitted to Parliament today foresees greater protection for taxpayers who owe money to the state, while also reducing fines for some taxrelated offenses. According to the multi-bill’s provisions, the state will not be able… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Coalition seeks accord on milk

The multi-bill of reforms agreed with the troika last week is due to be tabled in Parliament on Friday, with the government still scrambling to find a compromise with MPs and dairy farmers who oppose the proposed lengthening of fresh milk’s shelf life fro… … Full News here – Latest News

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