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POLITICS
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New memorandum approved in principle in parliamentary committee

makis - May 16, 2017

Despite a barrage of widespread and harsh criticism by all opposition parties in parliament the new memorandum was approved on principle by the competent parliamentary committees with…

FINANCE
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The agreed new measures will be voted next Thursday

makis - May 11, 2017

The painful measures of the Fourth Memorandum will be introduced in the following days in the Parliament to be voted on Thursday 18th May with the urgency…

DEFENCE
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Corruption prosecutor to bring new charges over defense deals

Sokratis - Apr 08, 2017

Iliana Zamanika, the corruption prosecutor who has been handling an ongoing probe into defense deals, is asking for new charges of bribery and money laundering to be…

GREECE
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Chios residents tense over rumors of new refugee camp

Sokratis - Jan 28, 2017

Speculation that authorities are planning to construct an additional migrant reception center to ease congestion at the existing hot spot on the eastern Aegean island of Chios…

GREECE
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Seamen’s union calls new strikes

Sokratis - Dec 03, 2016

The umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO, on Saturday announced a new round of strike action that means ferries will be tied up until 6 a.m. Tuesday.…

POLITICS
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New budget predicts 2% GDP primary surplus in 2017

makis - Nov 22, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis submitted the ambitious budget for 2017 on Monday, which is scheduled to be voted upon in Parliament on Saturday 10…

GREECE
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New attempt to break impasse over TV licenses

Sokratis - Nov 05, 2016

Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis is to chair a fresh session of House and deputy speakers Monday to discuss the matter of convening the National Broadcasting Council (ESR)…

FINANCE
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New ENFIA bills posted online – First installment due in September

makis - Aug 29, 2016

The Ministry of Finance has posted the bills for 2016’s ENFIA real estate tax on the Taxis network, from which the govenrment aims to collect about 2.65…

FINANCE
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New wave of cuts in supplementary pension on Friday

makis - Aug 29, 2016

About 150,000 pensioners will see their supplementary pensions slashed by up to 38% when they are paid out on Friday. According to a report in Ta Nea,…

GREECE
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IMF appoints Dutch economist as new representative in Greece

Sokratis - Aug 13, 2016

The International Monetary Fund has appointed Dutch economist Dennis Botman as its new top representative in Greece. Botman will replace the incumbent, Wes McGrew, on September 2,…

FINANCE
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New measures required to reach an agreement with Greece’s lenders

makis - Mar 25, 2016

The new round of negotiation between the Greek government and the representatives of the institutions will start in ten days from now with the worst possible omens.…

GREECE
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Government opens new refugee center north of Athens

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

The Greek government has opened a new refugee reception center north of Athens, at a former military camp in Malakasa, and transferred on Friday 700 refugees and…

FINANCE
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New demonstrations against the pension system reform

makis - Feb 16, 2016

A new round of demonstrations against the government’s controversial pension system reform begins on Wednesday, as scientific bodies have arranged a demonstration outside the Ministry of Infrastructure,…

GREECE
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New archaeological finds uncovered at ancient Hephaestia on Limnos

makis - Jan 15, 2016

A major temple with finds dating from two main periods - one in the 7th-6th century B.C. and the second in the 3rd-2nd century B.C - was…