Category: POLITICS

New bank recapitalization was planned to secure interests of State
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New bank recapitalization was planned to secure interests of State

ilias1 - Nov 24, 2015

The timely completion of the recapitalization of Greece’s systemic lenders has averted the risk of a "haircut" on bank deposits…

Central banker Stournaras unveils new 20-euro note
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Central banker Stournaras unveils new 20-euro note

ilias1 - Nov 24, 2015

Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras on Tuesday unveiled the new 20 euro banknote that will start to circulate officially…

Athens Christmas lights ceremony on Tuesday
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Athens Christmas lights ceremony on Tuesday

ilias1 - Nov 24, 2015

Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Tuesday will give the signal for the official illumination of the city of Athens, inaugurating…

Meimarakis appoints Plakiotakis New Democracy vice-president
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Meimarakis appoints Plakiotakis New Democracy vice-president

Panos - Nov 24, 2015

New Democracy (ND) leader Evangelos Meimarakis on Tuesday appointed the secretary of the parliamentary group of the party Ioannis Plakiotakis…

President Pavlopoulos stresses need to support social security system
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President Pavlopoulos stresses need to support social security system

Panos - Nov 24, 2015

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday, in a meeting with the President of the Employers' Group of the European Economic…

PM Tsipras to visit Israel and Palestine on 25 and 26 November
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PM Tsipras to visit Israel and Palestine on 25 and 26 November

Panos - Nov 24, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will pay an official visit to Israel and Palestine at a very crucial period for Middle…

Greece on course to exit its crisis, Credit Suisse says
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Greece on course to exit its crisis, Credit Suisse says

ilias1 - Nov 23, 2015

The Greek parliament is facing a challenging next few weeks to pass what will likely be politically difficult economic measures…

SYRIZA parliamentary group to convene on Monday
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SYRIZA parliamentary group to convene on Monday

Panos - Nov 23, 2015

SYRIZA parliamentary group will convene on Monday at 17:30. The meeting will focus on issues related to the organisation and…

New Democracy interim leader Meimarakis resigns
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New Democracy interim leader Meimarakis resigns

Panos - Nov 23, 2015

New Democracy (ND) interim leader Evangelos Meimarakis submitted his resignation on Monday and lashed out against the other candidates for…

PM Tsipras speaks on the phone with Merkel, Faymann
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PM Tsipras speaks on the phone with Merkel, Faymann

Panos - Nov 23, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras late on Sunday spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Werner…

President Pavlopoulos for German reparations
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President Pavlopoulos for German reparations

chris1 - Nov 22, 2015

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said that judicial procedures on the German reparations are totally legal, in his address on…

Panos Kammenos: Daesh is the absolute asymmetrical threat
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Panos Kammenos: Daesh is the absolute asymmetrical threat

chris1 - Nov 22, 2015

Defence Minister and Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos said that France has not asked from Greece anything regarding a…

EIB rejects PPP plan for Line 4 of the metro
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EIB rejects PPP plan for Line 4 of the metro

chris1 - Nov 22, 2015

The European Investment Bank has reacted strongly to the effort by the Greek Infrastructure Ministry to proceed with the construction…

Siemens trial set to begin amid concerns over translations
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Siemens trial set to begin amid concerns over translations

chris1 - Nov 22, 2015

The trial of dozens of suspects in the Siemens bribes-for-contracts scandal is due to begin on Thursday despite concerns about…

New Democracy leadership elections postponed
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New Democracy leadership elections postponed

ilias1 - Nov 22, 2015

The Central Election Committee of New Democracy decided unanimously to postpone the elections for the new leader of New Democracy.…

Polls are not open yet due to serious technical problems
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Polls are not open yet due to serious technical problems

ilias1 - Nov 22, 2015

The election process for the new leader of New Democracy party should have been started since 7 am on Sunday…

Greece, Germany, Turkey set to discuss refugees
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Greece, Germany, Turkey set to discuss refugees

chris1 - Nov 22, 2015

Preparations for a trilateral meeting between Greece, Germany and Turkey to discuss how to handle the refugee crisis appear to…

Flambouraris says arson attack on house result of media allegations
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Flambouraris says arson attack on house result of media allegations

Sokratis - Nov 21, 2015

State Minister Alekos Flambouraris and his party, SYRIZA, alleged that an arson attack on his house in Athens late on…

Ivanov explains FYROM border fence strategy
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Ivanov explains FYROM border fence strategy

Sokratis - Nov 21, 2015

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is building a fence on its border with Greece to create a “single…

FYROM blocks border, 5000 refugees trapped in Greece
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FYROM blocks border, 5000 refugees trapped in Greece

Sokratis - Nov 21, 2015

More than 5,000 refugees are trapped at the Idomene transit camp as Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) builds a…