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November 29, 2013

The Greek Government has dumped plans to provide civil unions for same-sex couples after a backlash from conservative MPs in its coalition but will attach anti-discrimination protections for sexual minorities to an anti-racism bill

Greece’s Government will not comply with a European Court of Human Rights ruling to open its heterosexual civil unions scheme to same-sex couples after receiving a backlash from conservative MPs within the ruling coalition.

May 8, 2012

Electorate turn to extremes in economically-battered Aegean nation

Sunday's general election in bankrupt nation Greece delivered a 6% rise in support for the far-right party, Golden Dawn, who won 21 out of 300 seats.