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Greece says EU/IMF bailout exit could be delayed for ‘technical’ reasons

Greece may have to delay by a few days or weeks its planned exit from an EU/IMF bailout by the end of the year, the country’s deputy prime minister said on Thursday, citing “technical reasons.” Greece is running short of time to clinch a deal on its final… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Airport tender exceeds expectations

After around three years of privatization procedures, the Greek government can finally boast that it has received a significant vote of confidence – coming from Germany at that. The German state is the biggest shareholder in Fraport AG, the company… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Contrary to Mudsock, recycling exceedingly easy in Athens Co.

Contrary to Mudsock, recycling exceedingly easy in Athens Co. I was shocked to read this claim about recycling made by Dennis Powell in a recent (The NEWS, Nov. 17) Mudsock Heights column: "Athens County has embraced recycling, but has made it strikingly inconvenient." Mr. Powell, you must live in a different … Full News here – […]

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Egypt in talks to import Cypriot natural gas

NICOSIA (AP) – Egypt is speeding up talks with neighboring Cyprus to import natural gas for its domestic use and for possible re-export to other countries, the Egyptian petroleum minister said yesterday. Sherif Ismail said gas can be piped directly to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Tax revenues fall below even revised target

Athens and its creditors are increasingly alarmed by the course of public revenues in 2014, as they continue to fall short despite a revision of the targets for this year set out in the 2015 budget, tabled in Parliament last week. Tax revenues missed thei… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Strike to affect buses, metro, trains and flights

There will be limited public transport in Athens tomorrow due to unions taking part in the 24hour general strike. Buses and trolley buses will not run before 9 a.m. or after 9 p.m., while the Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway (ISAP) and the metro will… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Airport tender exceeds expectations

After around three years of privatization procedures, the Greek government can finally boast that it has received a significant vote of confidence – coming from Germany at that. The German state is the biggest shareholder in Fraport AG, the company which,… … Full News here – Latest News

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Loran Smith: The perfect day for thanking friends

Loran Smith: The perfect day for thanking friends And, if you are looking for a place for an exciting lunch, try the Athens Regional Medical Center cafeteria. Al Whitworth, Oneal Saddler and Matthew Miles, state troopers who escort the Bulldogs. Competent law enforcement officers who make me feel safe. Full News here – Read more […]

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Sharp drop in HIV linked to drug use

A downward trend in the rate of HIV infections in Greece appears to be continuing, particularly among drug users, according to data released yesterday by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) ahead of a conference on AIDS starting on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Taking back what’s stolen

A large group of public prosecutors and state officials (coming from various departments) have been working on major corruption cases. Of course it is their duty to do so, yet their actions are distinguished by a high level of professionalism and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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OLP approval paves way for investment in Piraeus

After a stormy session, the general meeting of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) on Tuesday approved an agreement with Cosco that paves the way for a Chinese investment of 230 million euros in the country’s biggest port. OLP head Giorgos Anomeritis (pictured r… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Ankara: firm can drill for Cyprus gas

Ankara defended yesterday the continued presence of a Turkish vessel in Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ ) and proposed the foundation of a private company to undertake oil and gas drilling activities in the eastern Aegean until a solution is… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Ex-minister’s daughter free

An appeals court yesterday ordered the release from prison of Areti Tsochatzopoulou, daughter of former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who has been serving a 12-year sentence for her role in laundering millions of euros in kickbacks pocketed by… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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ACP seeks to fill gap

ACP seeks to fill gap DeMay said ACP fills a void in Athens education. “Athens offers kindergarten through 12th grade, private education offers K-8 grades. We wanted to fill that gap, and keep those families at home.” DeMay said, “People choose private education for a … Full News here – Read more on Athens Daily […]

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Belgium gas firm said to be eyeing DESFA

Belgian natural gas network operator Fluxys is said to be eyeing the Greek gas grid, after signing an agreement on Monday with its Greek counterpart (DESFA) for the drafting of a study on the creation of a virtual gas hub in Greece, which would pave the w… … Full News here – Latest News

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