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EU Commission: seeking unity in EU after Spain, Portugal clash with Greece

The European Commission said it was mediating between Spain, Portugal and Greece after Madrid and Lisbon complained to the EU executive about accusations by Greek left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ that they were conspiring against Athens. Full News here – Latest News

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2/26/2015: Front Page: One-week ban for Super League soccer after rivals feud

Men walk past blankets bearing the badges of Olympiakos (right) and Panathinaikos (left) soccer clubs outside a store in central Athens. The government decided yesterday to suspend all action in Greece’s top-flight division, known as the Super League,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/25/2015: Front Page: Gov’t shifts focus to funding needs after list approved

The government yesterday shifted its focus to the pressing matter of tackling immediate funding needs after the country’s international creditors provisionally approved a list of economic reforms proposed by the Greek authorities albeit with some… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Gov’t shifts focus to funding needs after list approved

The government on Tuesday shifted its focus to the pressing matter of tackling immediate funding needs after the country’s international creditors provisionally approved a list of economic reforms proposed by the Greek authorities albeit with some concerns. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece readies reform promises after Eurogroup climbdown

Greece’s government prepared reform measures on Sunday to secure a financial lifeline from the euro zone, but was attacked for selling «illusions» to voters after failing to keep a promise to extract the country from its international bailout. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bonds may lead periphery higher after funding deal struck

Greece’s government bonds may open higher this week after euro-area finance ministers agreed to extend the nation’s bailout funds for four months, avoiding a cash crunch that threatened to push it out of the currency bloc. Full News here – Latest News

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2/17/2015: Front Page: Before and after are very different things

A pre-election promise is by its very nature a different thing from a post-election announcement. A promise, by virtue of its timing, is insensitive to political limitations and financial terms. Announcements, on the other hand, must follow the rules… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/16/2015: Front Page: Migrant centers to be shut down after suicide

The government has vowed to keep its election pledge to shut down migrant detention centers after a Pakistani man hung himself at one in northern Athens on Friday. “I am here to express my embarrassment. We are done with detention centers,” said… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/16/2015: Front Page: SDOE to receive more power to go after tax evaders

The government is preparing legislation to give the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) greater powers so it can impose penalties on tax evaders, while also offering suspects incentives to pay off their debts quickly, Kathimerini understands. Alternate… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Migrant centers to be shut down after suicide

The government has vowed to keep its election pledge to shut down migrant detention centers after a Pakistani man hung himself at one in northern Athens on Friday. Full News here – Latest News

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2/14/2015: Front Page: Leadership vote after May 15

PASOK’s political council decided yesterday that the Socialists would hold a party congress on May 15, with a leadership contest to follow. Current PASOK president Evangelos Venizelos has said he will not seek re-election as party leader. The only… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek bank bonds slide after premier refuses to extend program

Bonds of Greece’s banks extended declines, with notes of National Bank of Greece SA falling to a record, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reiterated his government’s rejection of the country’s bailout program. Full News here – Latest News

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At least six immigrants drown after boat sinks off Symi

At least six people have been reported dead after a boat they were sailing in sank off the island of Symi Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bond yields jump after ECB raises stakes for Athens

Greek bond yields jump after ECB raises stakes for Athens A document prepared by Germany for a meeting of EU finance officials made clear Berlin wants Athens to go back on promises to raise the minimum wage, halt unpopular sales of national assets, rehire fired public sector workers and reinstate a Christmas … Full News here […]

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2/6/2015: Front Page: Going after right targets

Cracking down on corruption and entangled interests is a noble cause that will benefit the entire country. A succession of Greek political leaders have talked about this problem a lot over the past few years but none has found a solution. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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