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Wieser sees progress in Greece’s reform efforts
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Wieser sees progress in Greece’s reform efforts

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s second administration is better than the first one, Thomas Wieser, the head of the Euro…

Gov’t submits bill on bank recapitalization
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Gov’t submits bill on bank recapitalization

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

The Greek government on Friday submitted a bill on the recapitalization of the country’s lenders ahead of a vote on…

Alexis Tsipras: Level of EU debate on migrants is “sad”
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Alexis Tsipras: Level of EU debate on migrants is “sad”

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slammed on Friday the level of debate among European Union governments in dealing with the…

Dourou backs plans to construct Athens mosque
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Dourou backs plans to construct Athens mosque

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Attica governor Rena Dourou has backed long-delayed plans to construct an official mosque in Athens. Addressing the regional council on…

DW- “Varoufakis: ‘I am proud of Merkel!”
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DW- “Varoufakis: ‘I am proud of Merkel!”

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Deutsche Welle’s interview with former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, titled “Varoufakis: ‘I am proud of Merkel!'” gives an explanation…

Microsoft to continue operations as normal in Greece
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Microsoft to continue operations as normal in Greece

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Microsoft had announced late on Thursday that it does not intend to cancel any investments in Greece amid reports that…

21 refugees dead, with more double tragedy in the Aegean Sea
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21 refugees dead, with more double tragedy in the Aegean Sea

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Dramatic scenes were noted in the Aegean as 14 refugees lost their lives in a ship wreck between Kalolymnos and…

EWG disapproves 2-bln-euro tranche without private school VAT
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EWG disapproves 2-bln-euro tranche without private school VAT

Panos - Oct 30, 2015

Greece has not fulfilled its list of prior actions to deserve the 2-bln-euros benchmarked for the country but there may…

It’s a miracle! Greek government turns cleaners into secretaries
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It’s a miracle! Greek government turns cleaners into secretaries

ilias1 - Oct 30, 2015

They became symbols of social struggle, they became known all over the world, they served as SYRIZA‘s handy propaganda tools,…

No ferry services on Monday or Tuesday as seamen strike
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No ferry services on Monday or Tuesday as seamen strike

ilias1 - Oct 30, 2015

There will be no ferry services on Monday and Tuesday after the Panhellenic Seamen’s Union (PNO) on Thursday called a…

Greece-Germany look at migrant crisis together
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Greece-Germany look at migrant crisis together

ilias1 - Oct 30, 2015

The refugee crisis, bilateral relations, developments in the Balkans and Greek-Turkish relations were discussed in a meeting between Foreign Minister…

Budget Office in Parliament warns of a deeper recession
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Budget Office in Parliament warns of a deeper recession

ilias1 - Oct 30, 2015

The Budget Office in Parliament has highlighted the realistic possibility of Greece entering a deeper recession or long-term stagnation, in…

Death toll at 10 in latest migrant tragedy
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Death toll at 10 in latest migrant tragedy

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

The death toll from the boat that capsized off the north coast of Lesvos on Wednesday carrying hundreds of refugees…

Katrougalos suggests a basic ‘national’ pension at 384 euros
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Katrougalos suggests a basic ‘national’ pension at 384 euros

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

The Policy Secretariat of SYRIZA is being briefed by Minister of Labour Giorgos Katrougalos on his alternative plan for the…

AEK appoints Poyet as manager
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AEK appoints Poyet as manager

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

Uruguayan Gustavo Poyet, who had been linked with the vacant managerial post at Aston Villa, has agreed to coach AEK…

Omnibus bills on prior actions tabled at the Parliament
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Omnibus bills on prior actions tabled at the Parliament

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

The omnibus bill on the prior actions needed to be implemented so as to unlock the 2 bln tranche was…

EU Must Help End the War in Syria
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EU Must Help End the War in Syria

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

The European Union is best suited to help stop the war in Syria and promote peace in the Middle East,…

ECB health check of Greece’s big banks
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ECB health check of Greece’s big banks

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

The European Central Bank's health check of Greece's four big banks will show a total capital shortfall of about 14…

Bill for bank recapitalisation to be voted on Sunday
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Bill for bank recapitalisation to be voted on Sunday

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

A draft bill for bank recapitalisation will be voted on Sunday, so that the process can start on Monday, Greece’s…

Four more victims added on Wednesday’s tragedy list
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Four more victims added on Wednesday’s tragedy list

ilias1 - Oct 29, 2015

Four more casualties were added to the list of victims of Wednesday's tragedy in the sea region north of Lesvos.…