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Greece’s Varoufakis to meet Lagarde ahead of IMF deadline

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Washington on Sunday, ahead of the country’s April 9 deadline for its next payment to the fund. Full News here – Latest News

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4/4/2015: Front Page: FM holds energy talks ahead of Tsipras visit to Russia

Energy cooperation will be at the heart of talks between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterparts from Turkey, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Hungary to be held in Budapest on Tuesday. During the meeting, which… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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European shares capped by Greek nerves ahead of Easter break

European shares dipped on Thursday, trading in a tight range ahead of the Easter break, with Greece still at the forefront of investors’ minds after its lenders said the country needed to do more to unlock financial aid. Full News here – Latest News

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3/21/2015: Front Page: Turkey turns up the heat ahead of CBM talks

As Athens and Ankara are said to be preparing for talks on confidence-building measures (CBMs) before the end of this month, officials at the Greek Foreign Ministry are concerned about the escalation of Turkish provocations in the Aegean Sea,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/26/2015: Front Page: Varoufakis: funding problem lies ahead

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis admitted yesterday that Greece may face difficulties in finding the money to pay its obligations to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank over the next few months. Greece has to repay 1.6… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece and creditors continue talks ahead of Eurogroup meeting

Greek and EU officials met for talks Saturday ahead of a high-stakes show-down over Athens’ demands for a radical restructuring of its massive international bailout programme. Full News here – Latest News

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Support from Renzi but ECB obstacle lies ahead

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received encouragement from his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on Tuesday Full News here – Latest News

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1/9/2015: Front Page: PM: Better days ahead

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras promised yesterday that if he is re-elected he will not cut pensions or wages further but will give back more in the way of tax cuts and salary hikes. Speaking in Maroussi, northern Athens, Samaras focused on the fact… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/7/2015: Front Page: Piraeus metro moving ahead but tram is lagging

The Athens metro extension to Piraeus is expected to reach the suburb of Nikaia in May, the company in charge of the project, Attiko Metro, said, adding that 30 percent has been completed and work will resume in mid-January, following a break for the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/5/2015: Front Page: ECB to discuss Greek liquidity ahead of polls

The possibility of Greece needing additional liquidity before or after the January 25 general elections is due to be discussed at a meeting of the European Central Bank’s governing council on Wednesday, sources have told Kathimerini. The issue of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Euro wobbles ahead of Athens vote, Greek shares tumble

Euro wobbles ahead of Athens vote, Greek shares tumble Syriza is set on writing off much of Greece's debt and reversing years of austerity just as the economy returns to growth, a stance that could see Athens shut out of the markets. “It really feels too close to call now,” said UniCredit interest rate … […]

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ECB to discuss Greek liquidity ahead of polls

The possibility of Greece needing additional liquidity before or after the January 25 general elections is due to be discussed at a meeting of the European Central Bank’s governing council on Wednesday, sources have told Kathimerini. The issue of liquidit… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/30/2014: Front Page: More turbulence ahead

age Greek expects of the January 25 snap election and how he or she will act at the ballot box. No one knows whether Greeks feel that “the future has already started” and are “optimistic and happy,” as opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras claimed,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/29/2014: Front Page: PM prods MPs ahead of critical third vote today

In an eleventh-hour effort to bolster the government’s candidate in a crucial presidential vote today that is likely to spark early general elections, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made an appeal to undecided lawmakers over the weekend, saying snap… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Samaras appeals to MPs ahead of third vote as early elections loom

In an eleventh-hour effort to bolster the government’s candidate in a crucial presidential vote Monday that is likely to spark early general elections, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made an appeal to undecided lawmakers over the weekend, saying snap poll… … Full News here – Latest News

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