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Greece to open offers for Piraeus Port on Tuesday
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Greece to open offers for Piraeus Port on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Greek authorities on Tuesday will open financial offers submitted in a tender to buy 67 pct of Piraeus Port Organization,…

PM Tsipras chairs meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme
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PM Tsipras chairs meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently chairing a meeting on government work as well as the coordinated actions within the…

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Ν. Pappas: Social security bill may exceed government’s majority

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The draft law on social security reforms may pass with a higher percentage than the government majority, State Minister Nikos…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Small rise

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Equity prices were slightly rising on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up…

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Two more ferries with refugees dock at Piraeus port

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

"Ariadni" ferry carrying 1,104 refugees from Mytilene and 635 refugees from Chios docked at Piraeus port on Monday morning. "Nissos…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Mitsotakis again - The first challenges EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Evangelos…

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Finance Minister Tsakalotos meets with his French counterpart in Paris

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met with French Finance Minister Michel Sapin in Paris for an hour on Sunday, in the…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis elected New Democracy president
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis elected New Democracy president

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected president of Greece's main opposition party, New Democracy (ND), in runoff elections on Sunday, defeating Vangelis…

Tackling NPLs becomes even more difficult
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Tackling NPLs becomes even more difficult

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The Greek government’s margin for maneuver is exceptionally limited in its negotiations with the country’s creditors regarding the fate of…

Mitsotakis seen on way to surprise win in New Democracy leadership vote
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Mitsotakis seen on way to surprise win in New Democracy leadership vote

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Former administrative reform minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was seen springing a surprise by winning Sunday’s vote for the New Democracy leadership.…

Thanou says use of lists not illegal
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Thanou says use of lists not illegal

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Supreme Court president Vassiliki Thanou, who served as caretaker prime minister in September, has told Dailyhellas she believes a recent…

Islamic studies program at Greek university gets the green light
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Islamic studies program at Greek university gets the green light

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Despite reactions from conservative clerics and politicians, the Education Ministry has consented to the introduction of an Islamic studies program…

New Democracy supporters go to polls to elect new leader
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New Democracy supporters go to polls to elect new leader

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

New Democracy supporters were voting in the final round of the party’s leadership election on Sunday. Evangelos Meimarakis and Kyriakos…

Labor minister says Athens will not negotiate some parts of reform proposals
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Labor minister says Athens will not negotiate some parts of reform proposals

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Greece is not prepared to compromise with lenders on some key aspects of its pension reform plan, which the government…

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Greek government has solid majority to pass pension reform

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

Jan 9 Greece's leftist government will be able to push through a crucial pension reform in parliament, part of measures…

Juncker: Talks on Greece tried the patience of us all
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Juncker: Talks on Greece tried the patience of us all

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker wrote an article on the events occurred in 2015, “a year when European…

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Polygon exploring opportunities in Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

Polygon Global Partners’ European Equity Opportunity Fund returned 10.3 percent last year, according to two people with knowledge of the…

Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece
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Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

A press release by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) said that the trip begins on 10 January, in Jerusalem, Israel,…

Greek program discussed during Tsakalotos’ and Italian counterpart meeting
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Greek program discussed during Tsakalotos’ and Italian counterpart meeting

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The progress of Greece’s fiscal adjustment programme and the deadlines for completing the first review dominated the meeting which took…

Gov’t appoints SYRIZA MP’s husband to a “non-existent” public company
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Gov’t appoints SYRIZA MP’s husband to a “non-existent” public company

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The decision of the government to appoint the husband of a SYRIZA MP to a state company with no clear…