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The government does not yield to blackmails, says Environment Min Skourletis

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

The government does not succumb to blackmails, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis on Tuesday said in statements to Praktorio…

ND leader Mitsotakis meets party members
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ND leader Mitsotakis meets party members

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy (ND) newly elected leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis started his contacts with party members in an effort to define his…

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President Pavlopoulos to visit Moscow on January14-15

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will visit Moscow on January 14-15 following an invitation by the Russian Presidential Academy of…

ND newly elected leader Mitsotakis’ first moves
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ND newly elected leader Mitsotakis’ first moves

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy (ND) parliamentary group will probably convene on Thursday, its newly elected leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said to journalists. Mitsotakis…

Tension at the first session of the Golden Dawn trial for 2016
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Tension at the first session of the Golden Dawn trial for 2016

makis - Jan 11, 2016

The first session for 2016 of the Golden Dawn trial that is being held at the Korydallos prison facility was…

Moscovici urges Athens to continue reforms to support competition
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Moscovici urges Athens to continue reforms to support competition

makis - Jan 11, 2016

Based on recent data from Eurostat, European Commissions for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici estimated that…

Meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme concluded
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Meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme concluded

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday chaired a meeting on the government work as well as the the coordinated actions…

The party needs renewal, says newly elected ND leader Mitsotakis
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The party needs renewal, says newly elected ND leader Mitsotakis

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Newly elected New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday sent a message of renewal during the hand-over ceremony at…

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…

GREECE
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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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day
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Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The two candidates for the leadership of New Democracy, Vagelis Meimarkais and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, sent their final message to ND’s…

Greek court staff to stage walkouts over shortages
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Greek court staff to stage walkouts over shortages

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Court staff across Greece are to stage daily two-hour work stoppages from Monday until Friday to protest personnel shortages. The…