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Two agricultural co-ops being probed over use of EU funds

As part of a nationwide investigation into the suspected misappropriation of European Union subsidies, officers of the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) have traced two agricultural cooperatives in Epirus, northern Greece, believed to have pocketed 3.8 millio… … Full News here – Latest News

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Further pension cuts not being ruled out, say fund heads

The possibility of a further reduction to auxiliary pensions has not been ruled out, the head of the Single Auxiliary Social Security Fund (ETEA), Anastasios Papanikolaou, said. Speaking on Skai television on Sunday, Papanikolaou said that if there is a c… … Full News here – Latest News

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Being a part of a changing world

It is said that a pessimist is simply a well-informed optimist and there is, at times, a certain truth in this. In crisis-hit Greece, we don’t need to be well informed to be pessimistic. There are plenty of good reasons, not least of which is the number o… … Full News here – Latest News

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Protecting Crete’s ancient olive trees from being fed to the fire

“These trees helped our parents put clothes on our backs and send us to university. It is thanks to these trees that Crete is what it is. Its cultural development is thanks to them. Yet no one cares for these olive trees that have fed millions of people f… … Full News here – Latest […]

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12/20/2013: Front Page: Age-old trees being fed to the fire

“These trees helped our parents put clothes on our backs and send us to university. It is thanks to these trees that Crete is what it is. Its cultural development is thanks to them. Yet no one cares for these olive trees that have fed millions of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Bank branches being sawn off on daily basis

Domestic banks in Greece are shutting down between two and three branches every working day, as the local credit sector needs to shrink to about half its size before the outbreak of the financial crisis. From 2010 to 2012, banks reduced their networks by … … Full News here – Latest News

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10/21/2013: Front Page: More than 200 being probed over gold mine opposition

A total of 12 case files involving 210 suspects have been created by authorities investigating opposition by Halkidiki residents to the gold mine run by Hellas Gold in Skouries, northern Greece. Kathimerini understands that one of these cases concerns… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Over 200 being probed over opposition to Skouries gold mine

A total of 12 case files involving 210 suspects have been created by authorities investigating opposition by Halkidiki residents to the gold mine run by Hellas Gold in Skouries, northern Greece. Kathimerini understands that one of these cases concerns the… … Full News here – Latest News

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Banks see more savings being withdrawn for tax payments

The tax demands on Greeks in the coming months will eat further into their savings, after bank data showed that in September and the first half of October over 2 billion euros was paid in taxes, while another 5 billion is due to move out of bank accounts … … Full News here – Latest […]

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10/12/2013: Front Page: A case of red tape being hard to cut in Greece

REALITY CHECK As desperate as Greece may be to attract foreign direct investment to kickstart its economy after six years of recession, and despite the numerous legislative interventions to make it easier for investors from abroad to explore the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Being named Grease Goddess for Athens festival 'pretty dad-gum good'

Being named Grease Goddess for Athens festival 'pretty dad-gum good' ATHENS, Alabama –When Helen Carter of Elkmont received notification that she is the first “Athena, Grease Goddess” for Saturday's second annual Athens Grease Festival, she thought the caller was pulling her fried chicken leg. “I don't know what to say … Full News here – […]

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9/14/2013: Front Page: Health vouchers being snapped up by uninsured

More than 1,000 health vouchers, which give social security cover to people who don’t normally qualify for it, have been handed out every day since the program was launched on September 2, Kathimerini has learned. The government has set aside 46… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Health vouchers being snapped up by uninsured

More than 1,000 health vouchers, which give social security cover to people who don’t normally qualify for it, have been handed out every day since the program was launched on September 2, Kathimerini has learned. The government has set aside 46 million e… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/3/2013: Front Page: Change to rules for local elections being lined up

Mayors and municipal councilors are set to be elected on separate tickets at local elections in May, according to plans that have been approved by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras but which still need Parliament’s backing. Samaras met yesterday evening… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Change to rules for local elections being lined up

Mayors and municipal councilors are set to be elected on separate tickets at local elections in May, according to plans that have been approved by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras but which still need Parliament’s backing. Samaras met Monday evening with PA… … Full News here – Latest News

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