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European Commission on Tsipra’s benefits: The cost will be over 1% of GDP
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European Commission on Tsipra’s benefits: The cost will be over 1% of GDP

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

Tsipra’s benefits and the debit arrangements in up to 120 installments have their toll according to the European Commission’s report that was made public on Wednesday morning.…

Creditors: Tuesday’s pre-election tax, pension package by Tsipras will be assessed
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Creditors: Tuesday’s pre-election tax, pension package by Tsipras will be assessed

Panos - May 09, 2019

Greece's institutional creditors, mostly European and Eurozone partners, on Wednesday replied that abruptly announced tax breaks, VAT reductions, a partial restoration of a "13th pension" and post-2020…

European Commission report cautions on primary residence and public sector hirings
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European Commission report cautions on primary residence and public sector hirings

makis - Apr 03, 2019

The European Commission released its revised report for Greece regarding the enhanced surveillance, pointing out it had made significant progress in completing its commitments following the passing…

European Commission blocks 1bn-euro instalment to Greece
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European Commission blocks 1bn-euro instalment to Greece

Panos - Feb 28, 2019

The European Commission blocked the disbursement of the 1-million-euro tranche to Greece after it was determined that the country had not met the agreed requirements to receive…

European Commission: Growth in Greece linked to continuation of reforms
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European Commission: Growth in Greece linked to continuation of reforms

Panos - Feb 08, 2019

The European Commission sent a message to Athens that growth was largely linked to the continuation of the implementation of the necessary reforms, in its winter interim…

European Commission on the Greek minority in Albania: “Our services are closely following developments”
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European Commission on the Greek minority in Albania: “Our services are closely following developments”

Panos - Feb 06, 2019

The European Parliament calls for full probe into death of Katsifas by Albanian authorities Her own response to the aggressive stance of the Albanian state towards the…

‘Good and bad’ pension cut scenario in Greek draft budget tabled with EU Commission
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‘Good and bad’ pension cut scenario in Greek draft budget tabled with EU Commission

Panos - Oct 16, 2018

The Greek government, as expected, included both "scenarios" regarding pension cuts in a draft budget for 2019 sent to the EU Commission this week for its review…

European Commission: Turkey must respect Cyprus’ sovereign rights to drill in its EEZ
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European Commission: Turkey must respect Cyprus’ sovereign rights to drill in its EEZ

makis - Oct 09, 2018

The European Commission said it stands by an earlier leaders’ statement calling on Turkey to stop provocations and respect the right of the Cyprus Republic to research…

European Commission vs. Tech giants
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European Commission vs. Tech giants

Panos - Jul 19, 2018

The European Commission’s record-breaking €4.34 billion ($5.1b) fine against Google is by no means the first time that the EU’s watchdog has taken action against an American…

Commission approves close surveillance of Greece after bailout
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Commission approves close surveillance of Greece after bailout

Panos - Jul 12, 2018

The European Commission adopted a set of measures on Wednesday (11 July) to closely monitor Greece’s fiscal policy after it concludes an eight-year-long bailout programme on 20…

Commission approves close surveillance of Greece after bailout
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Commission approves close surveillance of Greece after bailout

makis - Jul 11, 2018

The European Commission adopted a set of measures on Wednesday (11 July) to closely monitor Greece’s fiscal policy after it concludes an eight-year-long bailout programme on 20…

Not the time to discuss Greece after bailout, Commission says
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Not the time to discuss Greece after bailout, Commission says

Panos - Feb 14, 2018

Greece and its creditors will discuss the appropriate type of post-programme surveillance of the country or any support arrangement “at the appropriate time”, a European Commission spokesperson…

EU Commission spokesman: Turkey needs to respect the sovereignty of EU member-states
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EU Commission spokesman: Turkey needs to respect the sovereignty of EU member-states

makis - Feb 13, 2018

The European Commission is closely monitoring the situation in the Aegean, Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Tuesday, while warning Turkey of the need to respect the…

Commission: 40K property auctions in Greece over next 3 years
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Commission: 40K property auctions in Greece over next 3 years

Panos - Jan 25, 2018

Despite heated denials by Greek government and finance ministry "sources" on Tuesday, a EU Commission compliance report this week linked with the third review of the ongoing…

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Commission spox on resumed internal border controls by German authorities on flights from Greece

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

An EU Commission official on Tuesday said a three-party meeting between EU experts along with representatives from Greece and Germany will examine recent high-profile charges that German…

EU Commission Report Praises Greek Reforms, Asks for More
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EU Commission Report Praises Greek Reforms, Asks for More

Panos - Nov 14, 2017

The European Commission talked up the Greek government’s reform drive, but warned that more reforms are required, as creditors are reviewing the bailout terms and considering a…

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Commission: Greece will surpass primary surplus objectives in 2018

Panos - Nov 10, 2017

The European Commission projected on Thursday that Greece will achieve a 3,9% primary surplus in 2018. The agreed objective between Greece and its creditors is 3,5%. The…

Commission moves from mandatory refugee relocations to voluntary resettlement
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Commission moves from mandatory refugee relocations to voluntary resettlement

makis - Sep 28, 2017

The Commission on Wednesday (27 September) made no proposals to continue with the divisive mandatory refugee relocation system and instead focused on resettlement, which means taking candidate…

Greece will be under EU oversight for years to come, says European Commission representative in Athens
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Greece will be under EU oversight for years to come, says European Commission representative in Athens

makis - Sep 11, 2017

The representative of the European Commission’s office in Athens, Panos Karvounis revealed that Greece would be under the European oversight for many years to come. Speaking to…

Bloomberg: Commission reports expresses serious reservations over Greek debt sustainability
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Bloomberg: Commission reports expresses serious reservations over Greek debt sustainability

Panos - Jun 21, 2017

A report by the European Commission's economic and financial affairs council expresses serious reservations about the long-term sustainability of the Greek debt, according to a dispatch on…