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Unease as Greek, Portuguese bond rates spike

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

The financial market turmoil is drawing attention back to the ability of a number of countries that use the euro…

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Greek unemployment decreases in November, says ELSTAT

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

Greece’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in November 2015 stood at 24.6 percent, down from 25.9 percent recorded in the same…

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Athens Stock Exchange records another decline

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

Equity prices were dropping again on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) for fourth day in a row with…

Excessive borrowing and corruption caused the economic crisis
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Excessive borrowing and corruption caused the economic crisis

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

About 7 out of 10 Greeks blame the Greek system for the major financial crisis of the past five years,…

Greece to attend Eurogroup meeting without having institutions’ proposals
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Greece to attend Eurogroup meeting without having institutions’ proposals

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos is attending today’s meeting among the finance ministers of the euro zone without having received,…

Greece agrees on NATO migration patrols in Aegean Sea
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Greece agrees on NATO migration patrols in Aegean Sea

makis - Feb 10, 2016

There is no official statement issued by the Ministry of Defense in order to announce the decisions taken at today’s…

Tsipras on the bailout, pension reform and protests
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Tsipras on the bailout, pension reform and protests

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

In the Wednesday morning ministerial council meeting, the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressed major challenges his government faces, such as…

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Stournaras urges Parliament to “complete review as soon as possible”

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

The Governor of the Bank of Greece Yannis Stournaras has called for the immediate completion of the Greek bailout program…

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Skourletis meets Palestinian ambassador

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis on Tuesday had a meeting with the Palestinian Ambassador in Athens Marwan Toubassi, discussing…

Government decides on issuing 4 nationwide TV licenses
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Government decides on issuing 4 nationwide TV licenses

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

The President of Parliament Nikos Voutsis argued that the national broadcasting television licenses that will be issued in Greece will…

Tsakalotos: If the review does not conclude in February we are in trouble”
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Tsakalotos: If the review does not conclude in February we are in trouble”

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

The Minister of Finances Euclid Tsakalotos issued a warning on Monday regarding the Geek bailout program review, arguing that it…

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Labour minister presents ‘improved’ proposals on pension contributions of self-employed

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity Minister George Katrougalos presented a new and improved set of proposals for the social…

Greeks lose millions of tax on bad habits
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Greeks lose millions of tax on bad habits

makis - Feb 08, 2016

On an unremarkable morning on Stournari street in downtown Athens, just a few blocks away from the epicenter of every…

«Quartet» asks for reduction in double pensions
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«Quartet» asks for reduction in double pensions

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

Despite the diplomatic statements that both sides understand the need for a fair agreement, the actual negotiation talks begin now,…

Greek government pleased with official visit to Iran
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Greek government pleased with official visit to Iran

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently in Iran on an official visit, in an effort to develop ties and…

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Alexiadis: TV channels owe 34 million euros in unpaid taxes, fines

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

Greek television channels owe more than 34 million euros to the state from unpaid taxes on advertising and fines imposed…

Tax reform plans for employees and self-employed
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Tax reform plans for employees and self-employed

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

Details on the upcoming taxation reform emerged after the recent meetings between the institutions and Greek government officials, which may…

Lagarde: Debt relief for Greece as important as pension reform
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Lagarde: Debt relief for Greece as important as pension reform

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

As the first phase of talks between Greece and its creditors draws to an end, International Monetary Fund chief Christine…

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Farmers remain at their blocks; threaten with black out

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

Protesting farmers will keep the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway at Kastro closed until 20:00 on Friday (05/02/2016) while on Saturday they will…

Greeks own one-fifth of global fleet
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Greeks own one-fifth of global fleet

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

The share of Greek-owned ships in the global fleet continued to grow in 2015, as they numbered almost 4,500 vessels…