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Alexiadis: Taxpayers to use credit cards to pay their obligations in Taxis system

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Taxpayers will be able to use their debit/credit cards through the Taxis system to pay for their tax obligations from…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…