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Five of Greece’s regions among EU’s least competitive
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Five of Greece’s regions among EU’s least competitive

Panos - Apr 18, 2017

Five Greek regions are listed in the bottom 10 of the European Union’s Regional Competitiveness Index (RCI), which is published…

IMF: Only on board the Greek program with debt restructuring and reforms
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IMF: Only on board the Greek program with debt restructuring and reforms

Panos - Apr 18, 2017

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde said the organisation would remain on the Greek bailout…

Greek leaders react cautiously to Erdogan victory
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Greek leaders react cautiously to Erdogan victory

Panos - Apr 18, 2017

Greek political party leaders have reacted cautiously after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in a referendum on Sunday…

IMF to take full control of Greek GDP surplus
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IMF to take full control of Greek GDP surplus

makis - Apr 17, 2017

The draft of the staff level agreement between Greece and its creditors provides that the IMF will have complete oversight…

Last buses in Athens and Thessaloniki to start at 10 p.m.
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Last buses in Athens and Thessaloniki to start at 10 p.m.

Sokratis - Apr 15, 2017

Buses and trolley buses in the Greek capital and in the northern port city of Thessaloniki will start their final…

Bloomberg, FAZ take strict line with Greek debt, reforms; Tsipras says latest deal ‘absolutely defensible’
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Bloomberg, FAZ take strict line with Greek debt, reforms; Tsipras says latest deal ‘absolutely defensible’

Panos - Apr 14, 2017

“Stop Pretending on Greek Debt” was Bloomberg’s headline on Thursday regarding ongoing negotiations, deliberations and handwringing over the country’s debt…

Greeks declared 7 billion more in taxes in 2016
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Greeks declared 7 billion more in taxes in 2016

makis - Apr 13, 2017

Greek households paid an additional 6.1 billion euros in taxes for the current fiscal year compared 2015, according to the…

Income tax load mostly burdens an unlucky tenth of taxpayers
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Income tax load mostly burdens an unlucky tenth of taxpayers

makis - Apr 13, 2017

About a tenth of Greek taxpayers forked out 60 percent of the total income tax paid last year, according to…

Visitors to Greece spend only 68 euros on average, BoG data shows
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Visitors to Greece spend only 68 euros on average, BoG data shows

Panos - Apr 13, 2017

Revenue from Greek tourism was down by 919 million euros compared to last year, according to the final data on…

Debt relief technical details must be now decided, IMF chief Lagarde says
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Debt relief technical details must be now decided, IMF chief Lagarde says

Panos - Apr 13, 2017

The agreement on the Greek debt sustainability must be in compliance with the IMF rules, the IMF president Christine Lagarde…

Police up security at Athens’s Coptic churches after Egypt attacks
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Police up security at Athens’s Coptic churches after Egypt attacks

Panos - Apr 13, 2017

Security at the three official Coptic Orthodox churches in Athens – in Polygono, Menidi and Kypseli – has been increased…

More than 20% of TAP’s pipeline work has been completed, company says
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More than 20% of TAP’s pipeline work has been completed, company says

Panos - Apr 12, 2017

Out of the approximately 550 km of pipeline scheduled to be built on Greek soil, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s (TAP)…

Debate in Parliament to decide on committee to probe possible health scandals starts on Wednesday
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Debate in Parliament to decide on committee to probe possible health scandals starts on Wednesday

Panos - Apr 12, 2017

The debate on the two proposals submitted by SYRIZA-ANEL and New Democracy for investigation into the health sector will start…

Emergency ECB funding for Greek banks lowered by 700 mln€ in March
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Emergency ECB funding for Greek banks lowered by 700 mln€ in March

Panos - Apr 12, 2017

The ECB’s emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) towards Greek lenders dropped by 700 million euros March 2017, compared to the previous…

OECD report: Greeks pay highest taxes
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OECD report: Greeks pay highest taxes

makis - Apr 11, 2017

Greek citizens paid the highest tax rates among all 35 OECD countries in 2016, according to a report released. The…

Fraport Greece Begins 40-Year Concession at 14 Greek Regional Airports
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Fraport Greece Begins 40-Year Concession at 14 Greek Regional Airports

ilias1 - Apr 11, 2017

Fraport Greece has made an upfront payment of €1.234 billion in total – Fraport Greece will further invest about €400…

Despite Eurogroup ‘breakthrough,’ way forward remains unclarified
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Despite Eurogroup ‘breakthrough,’ way forward remains unclarified

Panos - Apr 11, 2017

Despite the “breakthrough” at last Friday’s Eurogroup in Malta, the deal struck between the government and its European Union partners…

Handelsblatt: Greece will need a 4th bailout memorandum
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Handelsblatt: Greece will need a 4th bailout memorandum

Panos - Apr 11, 2017

The German financial daily Handelsblatt on Monday offered up a pessimistic view of the current economic situation in Greece, saying…

Poll: SYRIZA stalls 2nd review to cling to power, people say
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Poll: SYRIZA stalls 2nd review to cling to power, people say

Panos - Apr 11, 2017

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) leads ruling government SYRIZA by 17.5 percentage points, the monthly University of Macedonia poll…

Schauble: First the measures then talks on debt relief
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Schauble: First the measures then talks on debt relief

makis - Apr 10, 2017

The German Finance Ministry clarified that Greece would have to implement the agreed reforms before any talks on a possible…