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Greek parliament lifts immunity of four more right-wing MPs

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 20:00

The Greek parliament Wednesday lifted the immunity of four more Golden Dawn (GD) legislators who face charges for participating in a criminal organisation, as the crackdown against the ultra-right party continues.

Greek Parliament cracks down on Golden Dawn MPs

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:31

Greece`s Parliament on Wednesday lifted the legal immunity of three MPs from the Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party who are facing charges of belonging to a criminal organisation.

Greece adopts bill to cut 15,000 civil servant jobs

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 12:57

The Greek parliament has voted to adopt a law that provides for the dismissal of 15,000 civil servants as part of austerity measures imposed by the country's international creditors.

Anger in Greece as parliament to vote on bailout

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 10:52

Greek lawmakers will vote this weekend on a controversial austerity bill that Athens needs to avoid a messy default but which is fuelling a domestic political and social crisis that has brought thousands of Greeks out on the streets in protest.

Greece drafts bailout text for parties as talks inch forward

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 22:49

Safe haven German government bond futures reversed gains on news of progress in the talks, while the euro also rose against the dollar.

Greek austerity budget approved by parliament

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 08:59

A Greek austerity budget setting out tough deficit goals passed through parliament early today as European leaders came under mounting pressure to tame the eurozone's burgeoning debt crisis.

Greek crisis: Parties agree on house speaker as new PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 21:59

Greek party leaders have agreed on house speaker Filippos Petsalnikos to head the country's new coalition government, barring any last-minute changes.

Greece adopts austerity bill amid violent protests

Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2011, 09:15

The Greek parliament approved a painful set of austerity measures on Thursday, defying violent protests in central Athens and a general strike which shut down much of the country.

Greek parliament gives initial approval to austerity law

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 00:42

Greek lawmakers gave on Wednesday initial approval for an austerity law cutting wages and hiking taxes, crucial for the country to receive a next batch of bailout funds and avoid bankruptcy.

Bomb explodes outside Greek Parliament

Last Updated: Sunday, January 10, 2010, 09:30

An explosive device went off outside the Greek Parliament in Athens on Saturday, but no one was injured and no damage was immediately reported, police said.