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Creditors Delay Payment to Greece Over Tardy Reforms
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Creditors Delay Payment to Greece Over Tardy Reforms

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Creditors are refusing for now to pay Greece the next installment of bailout money, saying Athens is implementing agreed reforms…

Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Athens on Thursday
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Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Athens on Thursday

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is expected in Athens on Thursday, where he will meet with high-ranking officials and receive…

Bild Report that Deutsche Bank Expects Debt Cut for Greece
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Bild Report that Deutsche Bank Expects Debt Cut for Greece

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Deutsche Bank considers the possibility of a haircut of Greece’s public debt by the end of the year ‘inevitable’, according…

Dombrovskis partnership agreement with Greece
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Dombrovskis partnership agreement with Greece

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The European Commission and Greece published a partnership agreement for technical cooperation to support the Greek reform process. The Commission…

Government to announce new age of retirement on Monday
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Government to announce new age of retirement on Monday

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The Government Gazette is expected to publish on Monday a ministerial decree regarding the implementation of a law, which was…

Dombrovskis meets with top government finance officers in Athens
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Dombrovskis meets with top government finance officers in Athens

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis has arrived in Athens and is currently in a meeting with…

France takes over the Greek public administration
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France takes over the Greek public administration

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

The Protocol between Greece and France signed by President Francois Hollande and Alexis Tsipras outlines huge changes and reforms in…

Yanis Varoufakis gives talks for just $60,000 + all expenses paid
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Yanis Varoufakis gives talks for just $60,000 + all expenses paid

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

Former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis may well maintain that he doesn’t get paid even for the use of his taxi…

Greek PM A. Tsipras agrees to 50,000 more refugees
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Greek PM A. Tsipras agrees to 50,000 more refugees

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

Three proposals to deal with the refugee crisis were put forth on the table during a mini-Summit of 10 EU…

Filis: Prime Minister is not poor, he is wealthy
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Filis: Prime Minister is not poor, he is wealthy

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

Minister of Education Nikos Filis spoke to Real FM station and characterized Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wealthy and privileged…

Dombrovskis says nothing about the tranche disbursement
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Dombrovskis says nothing about the tranche disbursement

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

The Vice President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, said no three times to the Greek government during their meeting,…

Capital controls expected to be lifted at end of first half of 2016
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Capital controls expected to be lifted at end of first half of 2016

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

The capital controls imposedon banking transactions in Greece last June are expected to be lifted at the end of the…

Government guarantees fiscal balance for the next two years
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Government guarantees fiscal balance for the next two years

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

The government guarantees fiscal balance for the next two years that will be socially just, Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Chouliarakis…

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PM Tsipras: Our borders are safe

ilias1 - Oct 09, 2015

"Our borders are safe," stated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday after attending the final phase of the military exercise…

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ND leader Meimarakis visits Parliament president

ilias1 - Oct 09, 2015

Main opposition New Democracy's temporary leader Evangelos Meimarakis, himself a former parliament president, on Friday had what he called was…

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Q3 estimates much better, FinMin Tsakalotos says

ilias1 - Oct 07, 2015

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, speaking in Parliament late on Tuesday, appeared optimistic over the course of the Greek economy. "The…

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The Geneva Treaty is the only point of view

ilias1 - Oct 07, 2015

Alternate Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas on Wednesday called on all democratic parties to offer their cooperation on the refugees…

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Head of EU Commission’s new ‘task force’ for Greece in Athens

ilias1 - Oct 07, 2015

The head of the European Commission's Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS) Maarten Verwey is due in Greece on Monday for…

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EU’s Moscovici sees no new ‘drama’ in Greece crisis

ilias1 - Oct 07, 2015

Arriving for a Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he was confident that there will…

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First batch of Greek reforms must be implemented by Oct 15

ilias1 - Oct 07, 2015

The first list of reforms agreed between the Greek authorities and the representatives of the lenders will have to be…