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Protesting Finance Ministry cleaners take fight to Strasbourg

A delegation representing 393 Finance Ministry cleaners who were placed in a civil service mobility scheme last year, were in the second day of a three-day visit to Strasbourg on Tuesday, where they are holding meetings with unionists and members of the E… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens coastal revamp enters first leg as 20 buildings are ceded

Twenty buildings have been slated for renovation in the area stretching from the Peace and Friendship Stadium (SEF) to Anavyssos, paving the way for a revamp of the southern Athens coast to enter its first leg. Attiko Paraktio Metopo (Attica Coastal Front… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/16/2014: Front Page: Lessons not learned

lines; finally, we have not been able to contain the rise of GD in terms of supporters as well as the ideas it espouses. The year since the crime in Keratsini has seen numerous testimonies (also by former members of Golden Dawn) and mounting evidence… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/16/2014: Front Page: SYRIZA pledges would cost 11.3 bln

The economic program presented by Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday would cost 11.3 billion euros to implement, SYRIZA said yesterday. SYRIZA issued a detailed breakdown of the pledges made by Tsipras, which… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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'Admiring' cars leads to loitering charge

'Admiring' cars leads to loitering charge Michael James Martin, 56, of Catalpa Lane, was arrested Sunday morning after he was seen looking into vehicles and pulling on their door handles in the area of East Washington Street and College Avenue in downtown Athens, Athens-Clarke County police … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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9/16/2014: Front Page: Opposition demands answers

SYRIZA asked yesterday for the government to answer questions in Parliament about public broadcaster NERIT after a third official resigned yesterday. Christos Chomenidis, a writer, gave up his position on the supervisory council a few days after… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/16/2014: Front Page: EOPYY claims nightmare over CT, MRI scans

Greece’s main public healthcare provider, EOPYY, admitted yesterday it is facing a “nightmare” over the high number of CT and MRI scans that Greeks are continuing to have, blaming the practice on excessive demands from patients and an absence of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Primary surplus at 2.3 bln euros in end-August

The 2014 state budget showed a primary surplus of 2.3 billion euros on a cash basis in the first eight months of the year, the Bank of Greece announced on Monday. The cash deficit came to 2.61 billion euros, compared with a deficit of 9.04 billion in the … … Full News here – Latest […]

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9/16/2014: Front Page: Greece will not become Weimar, insists Samaras

Greece has steppedback from the brink of collapse, said Prime Minister Antonis Samaras yesterday, while lauding the country’s ability to keep going through the damaging effects of the crisis. “There will be no Weimar scenario for Greece… Greece is… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Thousands in jewels, guns stolen from Athens home

Thousands in jewels, guns stolen from Athens home A 72-year-old Athens resident called police Friday to report thousands of dollars worth of items were stolen from her home on Evergreen Drive. According to an Athens-Clarke County police report, the woman reported the residence was broken into between … Full News here – Read more on Online […]

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Job creation is mostly seasonal

Employment in Greece rose by 1,311 jobs last month, according to figures for August from the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database that were released on Monday, but this increase had much to do with seasonal factors. Most of the top 10 job creators last month … … Full News here – Latest News

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Job creation is mostly seasonal

Employment in Greece rose by 1,311 jobs last month, according to figures for August from the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database that were released on Monday, but this increase had much to do with seasonal factors. Most of the top 10 job creators last month … … Full News here – Latest News

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9/15/2014: Front Page: Maziotis claims responsibility

Nikos Maziotis, the Revolutionary Struggle leader who was arrested this summer, claimed responsibility on Saturday for a large explosion at the Bank of Greece’s offices in central Athens on April 10. In a statement published online, Maziotis said the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/15/2014: Front Page: Traffic changes at metro site

Attiko Metro, the company in charge of the construction and management of the Athens underground system, has announced new traffic regulations during construction of its metro station in Piraeus, south of Athens. The project, part of the Line 3… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/15/2014: Front Page: Lost in the fog

I recently attended an event where one of the guests was a much talked-about personality of the center-left, a person who has never been part of a government administration. People kept going up to him and saying things like: “Do something, fast.” When… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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