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Venizelos rules out early national elections

There is no question of national elections, government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos said.
April 1, 2014

Greece secures votes to pass reform bill demanded by EU/IMF lenders

Greece's government secured enough votes in parliament early on Monday to pass a key reform bill demanded by its international lenders, in exchange for further bailout loans to avoid default.
Reuters: March 31, 2014

Government's majority reduced further

Original draft of new rules foresaw a shelf-life of nine days for pasteurised milk, a change that had proved the most controversial for many MPs, particularly those from rural constituencies
Enet: March 31, 2014

SYRIZA tables no-confidence motion against Meimarakis

Main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) on Sunday tabled a censure motion against Parliament President Evangelos Meimarakis, after the party's attempt to table a no-confidence motion against Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras was prevented.
March 30, 2014

Coalition to announce by Friday how it will share out primary surplus

The government is expected to announce by Friday how it will share out the so-called “social dividend” from Greece’s 2013 primary surplus,
eKathimerini: March 25, 2014

Coalition disagrees over deportation provision

New Democracy wants to deport migrants found to have made 'false' claims of racism against police
Enet: March 21, 2014

New election law sharpens political climate

An intensifying pre-election climate sharpened further on Monday following the government’s announcement that it aims to change the way members of the European Parliament are elected during the elections in May
eKathimerini: February 11, 2014

New Democracy and Pasok: the coalition of the bankrupt

The confirmation that the bullk of the €270m debt owed by New Democracy and Pasok to the banks is non-performing means they are 'officially bankrupt', says liberal MEP Theodoros Skylakakis
Enet: February 11, 2014

Samaras rules out coalition with SYRIZA, sees elections in 2016

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Thursday ruled out forming a governing coalition with leftist SYRIZA, adding that the power-sharing administration aims to complete its four-year term.
January 30, 2014

Greece says no more bailout needed in 2014

The Greek government said Monday that it would end its reliance on financial aid sometime in 2014.
GlobalPost: December 31, 2013