PM mounts effort to turn tide against gov’t in bid for debt relief and QE inclusion
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PM mounts effort to turn tide against gov’t in bid for debt relief and QE inclusion

chris1 - Oct 02, 2016

The government’s mistakes in the first half of 2015 have undermined its credibility, while the repeated delays of the country’s bailout reviews have created an environment which…

Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty are ‘dangerous’
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Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty are ‘dangerous’

chris1 - Oct 02, 2016

Statements disputing the Lausanne Treaty were dangerous for relations between Greece and Turkey, as well as the surrounding region, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated on Friday afternoon.…

Greece sees increase in robberies across the nation
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Greece sees increase in robberies across the nation

chris1 - Oct 02, 2016

The number of robberies across the country has risen significantly in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, according to police data. A total of…

498 Euros salaries are asked from Greece
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498 Euros salaries are asked from Greece

chris1 - Oct 02, 2016

The International Committee of experts suggests scheduled reductions, as well as flexible contracts, the so-called “zero hour contracts”, with an allowance from the State as an alternative…

Cocaine Baron and Family Arrested in Crete
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Cocaine Baron and Family Arrested in Crete

chris1 - Sep 25, 2016

Crete Police have arrested a man, his wife and their minor son, calling the operation the biggest and most important drug trafficking arrest in recent years on…

Man arrested in credit card scam
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Man arrested in credit card scam

chris1 - Sep 25, 2016

A 39-year-old Albanian national was arrested in central Athens on Saturday over charges of allegedly using hacked credit card details to make purchases on the Internet. The…

EU/IMF rift on Greek debt is hurting country, says Tsipras
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EU/IMF rift on Greek debt is hurting country, says Tsipras

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

A rift between the International Monetary Fund and the European Union on how to address Greece’s debt crisis is damaging for the country, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

Refugee crisis topping premier’s list of concerns
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Refugee crisis topping premier’s list of concerns

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Topping the list of concerns of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in recent days and weeks, according to sources close to the premier, is the refugee crisis as…

Tsipras: ENFIA stays in 2017, tax relief from 2018
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Tsipras: ENFIA stays in 2017, tax relief from 2018

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras promised the 246 million Euros collected through the TV licensing tender would be directed towards alleviating the burden on weaker social groups by…

Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete
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Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Police have reported that on Friday evening they arrested two tourists for prancing around in the nude at Crete’s international airport in Irakleio. A 37-year-old Belgian man…

New rainstorms leave five dead in Greece
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New rainstorms leave five dead in Greece

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Five people have lost their lives due to the heavy rainfall in the past few days. A 30-year-old man from Ksilokastro was the last “victim” of the…

15 years from the day that will never be forgotten
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15 years from the day that will never be forgotten

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Families of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will gather at the World Trade Center site on Sunday to remember…

Economy, terrorism and refugee crisis on G20 agenda
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Economy, terrorism and refugee crisis on G20 agenda

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

The global economy, terrorism and the refugee crisis are on the agenda of talks at the G20 Summit underway in, Hangzhou, China. The 2-day meeting of the…

ESM Chief Puts Greece’s Hopes on Low Primary Surpluses on Hold
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ESM Chief Puts Greece’s Hopes on Low Primary Surpluses on Hold

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

European Stability Mechanism President Klaus Regling sent a clear message to Greece that it should not expect lower primary surplus targets than those set by creditors. Athens…

Putin’s Aide Visits Greece Despite Being on EU’s Sanctions List
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Putin’s Aide Visits Greece Despite Being on EU’s Sanctions List

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

President Vladimir Putin‘s aide Vladislav Surkov has visited Mount Athos in Greece despite being on the European Union sanctions list, says a Time magazine report. In late…

Greek-US Relations Entering a New Phase, Says U.S. Ambassador Pearce in Farewell Meeting
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Greek-US Relations Entering a New Phase, Says U.S. Ambassador Pearce in Farewell Meeting

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

Greek-American relations are entering a new and very productive phase, since Greece is an extremely important partner of the United States because of its geopolitical importance, the…

Turkish Military Planes Enter Athens FIR, in First Infringement Since July 14
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Turkish Military Planes Enter Athens FIR, in First Infringement Since July 14

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

A pair of Turkish fighter planes on Friday entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR), in the first infringement of the Athens FIR since a failed coup…

Greece on Top of Friday’s Eurogroup Agenda September 9
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Greece on Top of Friday’s Eurogroup Agenda September 9

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

Greece is the first and main issue on the agenda on Friday (September 9) at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Bratislava. The progress of…

Greek PM Says EU ‘sleepwalking toward cliff’
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Greek PM Says EU ‘sleepwalking toward cliff’

chris1 - Aug 28, 2016

The government is in a race against time to convince a demoralized electorate that its policies will bear fruit soon and that the Greek economy is on…

Gov’t under pressure for tangible results by year’s end
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Gov’t under pressure for tangible results by year’s end

chris1 - Aug 28, 2016

The government is in a race against time to convince a demoralized electorate that its policies will bear fruit soon and that the Greek economy is on…