NEWS IN ENGLISH 17/01/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 17/01/2015

Leader of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras visited Arta, Ioannina and Agrinion during his campaign for the elections.He received an especially warm and massive welcome in his place of origin Arta. “We are not asking for a blank check from the Greek people. We are asking to have the absolute majority in Parliament so as to have our hands untied in the crucial...
Κυριακή, 18/01/2015 - 12:09
NEWS IN ENGLISH 10-01-2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 10-01-2015

Fifteen more days remain until the forthcoming elections and nine thousand citizens registered in places other than their residence will not be able to vote, in case the number of voters there is not sufficient for a polling station. The problem of expatriate voters also remains unresolved, although it could have been dealt with through postal voti...
Κυριακή, 11/01/2015 - 17:33
NEWS IN ENGLISH 03/01/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 03/01/2015

The country is preparing for elections. SYRIZA launched its election campaign with a meeting of the party’s central committee at the Tae Kwon Do indoor stadium, during which the principles of cooperation with other parties and individuals were examined, before ballots are officially presented. In his opening speech SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras invi...
Κυριακή, 04/01/2015 - 10:13
NEWS IN ENGLISH 27/12/2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 27/12/2014

“In case a President fails to be elected tomorrow, those who refused  to consent will be held responsible for the snap  elections that will inevitably follow”, said Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in an exclusive interview to the governmental channel NERIT. He referred to the MPs who have shown unwillingness to vote for President and stres...
Κυριακή, 28/12/2014 - 20:22
NEWS IN ENGLISH 20/12/2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 20/12/2014

Alternate Environment Minister Nikos Tagaras finally brought the controversial  Environment Ministry Bill to Parliament despite the immediate reaction of citizens and groups  with a petition signed by over 40,000 people. As he stated today “the government has no wish to cause speculation on gaps possibly created in the legal framework pro...
Κυριακή, 21/12/2014 - 19:16
NEWS IN ENGLISH 13/12/2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 13/12/2014

In the village of Kalavryta 71 years have passed since 700 people (amounting to almost the entire male population at the time), were shot dead by the German occupation army on the 13th of December 1941.  The anniversary was commemorated by the residents of Kalavryta today with a march to the hill near the village were the execution took place,...
Κυριακή, 14/12/2014 - 07:17
NEWS IN ENGLISH 10/12/2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 10/12/2014

Victory for Nickos Romanos, as well as for the movement roused in solidarity to his fight, since the amendment was passed unanimously in Parliament in  a roll-call vote last night allows him to attend  lectures without obstruction wearing an electronic monitoring wrist bracelet. After a 31-day hunger strike of Nickos Romanos, multiple pro...
Πέμπτη, 11/12/2014 - 19:00
NEWS IN ENGLISH 09/12/2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 09/12/2014

The Supreme Court rejected the request by Nikos Romanos for a revocation of the decree of the Piraeus Judicial Council, against his application for furlough in order to attend his course at a Technical Education Institute. Minister of JusticeHaralambos Athanasiou commented in Parliament today that he cannot interfere with the work of justice. ...
Τετάρτη, 10/12/2014 - 07:02
NEWS IN ENGLISH 07-12-2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 07-12-2014

The debate on the 2015 draft State Budget by the parliamentary plenum  is to be concluded tonight with a roll call vote. The email sent to the troika by Finance Minister Ghikas Hardouvelis on Friday contained the commitment that a supplementary budget with prescribed measures  will be submitted to the Parliament if there is a deviation fr...
Δευτέρα, 08/12/2014 - 09:13
NEWS IN ENGLISH 06/12/2014

NEWS IN ENGLISH 06/12/2014

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has agreed to meet the parents of young hunger striker Nickos Romanos in his office on Monday. The meeting was arranged after an official request of the family handed by their lawyer to the Prime Minister’s bureau. There was a massive turnout in the demonstrations organized in solidarity to Nickos Romanos. Protesters...
Κυριακή, 07/12/2014 - 10:39