Category: POLITICS

Greek PM on EuroGroup result: We got what we wanted
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Greek PM on EuroGroup result: We got what we wanted

makis - Jun 16, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras addressed the Greek pubblic on the results of the EuroGroup meeting after the deal was achieved…

Cyprus, Greece, Israel to speed up pipeline efforts
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Cyprus, Greece, Israel to speed up pipeline efforts

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Cyprus, Greece and Israel said on Thursday they would speed up plans for the development of a pipeline channelling gas…

Reuters: German parliament will discuss Greece deal on Friday
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Reuters: German parliament will discuss Greece deal on Friday

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Germany's parliament will discuss an 8.5 billion euro bail-out deal agreed with Greece on Friday, Wolfgang Schaeuble said after a…

Tsipras statement on results of Eurogroup
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Tsipras statement on results of Eurogroup

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras commented on the Eurogroup's results late on Thursday, saying that " we have an agreement…

High possibility of agreement after EuroWorking Group
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High possibility of agreement after EuroWorking Group

makis - Jun 15, 2017

According to the initial reports information coming out of the Euro Working Group, it seems there will be an agreement…

Schauble: We had a solution, but Greeks wanted 3 weeks for public opinion
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Schauble: We had a solution, but Greeks wanted 3 weeks for public opinion

makis - Jun 15, 2017

“We had reached solution on the Greek issue, but the Greeks asked for a three-week period for the public opinion,”…

Reuters: Greek economics minister says Germany’s Schaeuble ‘dishonest’: newspaper
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Reuters: Greek economics minister says Germany’s Schaeuble ‘dishonest’: newspaper

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

Greek Economics Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of being "dishonest" by blocking debt relief for Greece…

Greece did its part; now it’s the Eurogroup’s turn
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Greece did its part; now it’s the Eurogroup’s turn

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

Greece has made huge sacrifices and the government has made significant reforms. Now the ball is in the Eurogroup’s court…

Half of New Greek Jobs are Part Time and Underpaying
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Half of New Greek Jobs are Part Time and Underpaying

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

One half of new jobs in Greece’s private sector are part-time and pay below minimum wage, according to figures released…

Bruegel: Is Greece’s labour market bouncing back?
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Bruegel: Is Greece’s labour market bouncing back?

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

The Greek economy has suffered greatly since the 2008 crisis, but one bright spot in the Greek economy is the…

POLITICO: Only debt relief will end the Greek crisis
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POLITICO: Only debt relief will end the Greek crisis

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

As Greece heads into another meeting of eurozone finance ministers, it finds itself in a painfully familiar position: in desperate…

FYROM open to change name to enter NATO, Foreign Minister says
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FYROM open to change name to enter NATO, Foreign Minister says

makis - Jun 13, 2017

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is examining the prospect of changing its name to overcome Greece’s objections in…

Schauble: There will be a deal on Greece at EuroGroup
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Schauble: There will be a deal on Greece at EuroGroup

makis - Jun 13, 2017

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble expressed the estimation that a deal would be reached on the Greek matter at the…

Cabinet meeting abruptly called for Tues.
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Cabinet meeting abruptly called for Tues.

Panos - Jun 13, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' office on Monday announced that a previously unscheduled Cabinet meeting will be held on Tuesday,…

Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias’s interview includes some really interesting revelations
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Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias’s interview includes some really interesting revelations

makis - Jun 12, 2017

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias gave an interview on Alpha Radio, and he said some really interesting things: M.…

German President: A deal will be struck at EuroGroup
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German President: A deal will be struck at EuroGroup

makis - Jun 09, 2017

The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed his certainty that a deal would be reached during the June 15 EuroGroup…

Govt tables measure to freeze pensions until 2022; latest package of ‘prior actions’ submitted
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Govt tables measure to freeze pensions until 2022; latest package of ‘prior actions’ submitted

Panos - Jun 09, 2017

The latest and probably last round of “prior actions” demanded by creditors to conclude the long overdue second review of…

Mitsotakis blasts proposed higher eduction changes as return to 1982
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Mitsotakis blasts proposed higher eduction changes as return to 1982

Panos - Jun 09, 2017

A controversial draft bill on higher education attracted shrill criticism by the opposition in Greece this week, as two of…

EuroWorking Group head: Memorandum for next 45 years for Greece!
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EuroWorking Group head: Memorandum for next 45 years for Greece!

makis - Jun 08, 2017

In a interview to Austrian newspapers Salzburger Nachrichten and Ober Nachrichten the President of the EuroGroup Working Group, Thomas Wieser…

Greek PM calls for EU investment to break debt deadlock
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Greek PM calls for EU investment to break debt deadlock

Panos - Jun 08, 2017

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday (7 June) urged the EU to commit to investment aimed at boosting Greek…