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PM Mitsotakis from Tinos: We are taking refuge in our faith
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PM Mitsotakis from Tinos: We are taking refuge in our faith

makis - Aug 15, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who was on the island of Tinos on the occasion of celebrations of the Dormition of…

Gov’t has ready the provisions for the total lifting of the capital controls
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Gov’t has ready the provisions for the total lifting of the capital controls

Panos - Aug 13, 2019

The specific provisions were drawn in collaboration with the Bank of Greece. At the same time, the Finance Ministry is…

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses
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Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses

Panos - Aug 09, 2019

Greece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to overturn a law that had prohibited police from entering universities.…

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tours late Yiannis Behrakis’s photo exhibition
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PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tours late Yiannis Behrakis’s photo exhibition

Panos - Aug 08, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the photo exhibition of late photojournalist Yiannis Behrakis at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural…

PM Mitsotakis appoints Maria Antoniou head of Thessaloniki office
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PM Mitsotakis appoints Maria Antoniou head of Thessaloniki office

Panos - Aug 07, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed Maria Antoniou head of the prime minister’s office in Thessaloniki. “The prime minister’s office in…

Varoufakis says Ministers were under surveillance by secret services during SYRIZA government
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Varoufakis says Ministers were under surveillance by secret services during SYRIZA government

Panos - Aug 07, 2019

The leader of DiEM25 and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis blasted SYRIZA, accusing his former comrades of taking a…

Kuwait interested in raising investments to Greece
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Kuwait interested in raising investments to Greece

Panos - Aug 07, 2019

"Kuwait is interested in raising its investments to Greece," Saud Faisal Saud Al-Daweesh, Kuwait's ambassador in Athens said on Tuesday…

Varoufakis says Ministers were under surveillance by secret services during SYRIZA government
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Varoufakis says Ministers were under surveillance by secret services during SYRIZA government

Panos - Aug 06, 2019

The leader of DiEM25 and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis blasted SYRIZA, accusing his former comrades of taking a…

Greek Environment & Energy Minister Hatzidakis fears total power blackouts due to bad state of PPC
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Greek Environment & Energy Minister Hatzidakis fears total power blackouts due to bad state of PPC

Panos - Aug 05, 2019

The Minister for Environment and Energy, Kostis Hatzidakis sounded the alarm about the dire condition the Public Power Corporation (PPC)…

President Pavlopoulos expresses condolences to people of US over mass shootings
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President Pavlopoulos expresses condolences to people of US over mass shootings

Panos - Aug 05, 2019

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Sunday sent a message to US President Donald Trump, the American people and the families…

Gov’t switching required business paperwork to online tax platform on test basis
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Gov’t switching required business paperwork to online tax platform on test basis

Panos - Aug 02, 2019

The Finance Ministry will test run the input of all business and freelance finances directly to the electronic tax database,…

National Bank of Greece to sell 1.2 bln euros of bad loans
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National Bank of Greece to sell 1.2 bln euros of bad loans

Panos - Aug 02, 2019

National Bank of Greece has agreed to sell 1.2 billion euros ($1.33 billion) of unsecured non-performing loans to asset manager…

Greek PM Mitsotakis sets voting rights of Greeks abroad as a government priority
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Greek PM Mitsotakis sets voting rights of Greeks abroad as a government priority

Panos - Aug 02, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday that the new electoral law will be debated by political parties in…

Gianna Angelopoulos appointed head of “Hellas 2021” for bicentenary celebrations of 1821
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Gianna Angelopoulos appointed head of “Hellas 2021” for bicentenary celebrations of 1821

Panos - Aug 01, 2019

Gianna Angelopoulos was appointed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to head the organising committee “Hellas 2021” for the bicentenary celebrations…

When an independent competition authority becomes politicized – The troubling example of Greece
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When an independent competition authority becomes politicized – The troubling example of Greece

Panos - Aug 01, 2019

In recent months, the Greek Competition Authority (HCC) has been in turmoil over the appointment of Vassiliki Thanou at the…

Mitsotakis: Greek expats voting bill must pass with support of 300 MPs
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Mitsotakis: Greek expats voting bill must pass with support of 300 MPs

Panos - Aug 01, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced his intention to dissociate the votes of Greek expatriates from the new electoral law process.…

Greek Parliament decides to lift immunity of ex-SYRIZA Minister Pavlos Polakis
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Greek Parliament decides to lift immunity of ex-SYRIZA Minister Pavlos Polakis

Panos - Aug 01, 2019

The Greek Parliament voted in a plenary session to lift the immunity of former Alternative Health Minister Pavlos Polakis with…

Greek Parliament passes tax cuts & property tax bill
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Greek Parliament passes tax cuts & property tax bill

Panos - Jul 31, 2019

The Greek Parliament Plenary passed the bill on tax cuts and more favourable terms for the 120 installment settlement with…

Greek PM Mitsotakis says ending Turkey’s occupation of Cyprus is top priority
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Greek PM Mitsotakis says ending Turkey’s occupation of Cyprus is top priority

Panos - Jul 30, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said that ending Turkey’s occupation of the north of Cyprus is a top concern…

What Is the Future of the Israel-Greece-Cyprus Partnership?
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What Is the Future of the Israel-Greece-Cyprus Partnership?

Panos - Jul 30, 2019

By cooperating to advance shared interests, the troika of Greece, Israel, and Cyprus can make an enormous contribution to regional…