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3/28/2015: Front Page: Court says cuts can stand

The Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, yesterday ruled that the abolition in 2013 of the Christmas and summer bonuses awarded to pensioners before the crisis was constitutional and cannot be challenged. The court said that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/3/2015: Front Page: Court rules pension cuts unconstitutional

The Court of Auditors ruled yesterday that a decision by the previous government to cut the pensions of judges retroactively from August 2012 was unconstitutional and in violation of the European Convention of Human Rights. The court noted that the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek health cuts a matter of life and death on Samos

Greece’s economic woes mean that paramedics on the picturesque island of Samos are increasingly faced with the terrible dilemma of who to save and who to leave to die. On Sunday, Greeks vote in a general election for the second time in three years, with r… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/20/2015: Front Page: PM promises tax cuts, security

In the final straight of campaigning ahead of critical snap elections on Sunday, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras yesterday promised tax cuts and cast New Democracy as the safe choice for Greece opposite an inconsistent SYRIZA. In a speech before the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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PPC considers electricity rate cuts

The management of Public Power Corporation and a foreign consultancy firm are together examining the possibility of reducing PPC’s electricity rates in a bid to respond to longtime demands by its major clients, as the power giant eyes the continuing drop … … Full News here – Latest News

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9/9/2014: Front Page: Staggered tax cuts eyed

Government officials yesterday defended the decision by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to herald tax breaks at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) over the weekend as the first tangible move toward offering relief after years of austerity and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/1/2014: Front Page: Push for cuts in education as merger scheme fails

Finance Ministry officials are pressing the Education Ministry to cut costs after it emerged that a program for merging university and technical college departments failed to save 68 million euros this year, in line with budget targets, Kathimerini has… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Push made for cuts in education as merger scheme fails

Finance Ministry officials are pressing the Education Ministry to cut costs after it emerged that a program for merging university and technical college departments failed to save 68 million euros this year, in line with budget targets, Kathimerini has le… … Full News here – Latest News

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Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short

Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short Georgia top fullback Merritt Hall is being medically disqualified, ending his collegiate career, Bulldogs starting quarterback Hutson Mason said Wednesday. Hall's latest concussion contributed to him having to give up the sport. “I talked to him … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short

Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short Georgia top fullback Merritt Hall is being medically disqualified, ending his collegiate career, Bulldogs starting quarterback Hutson Mason said Wednesday. Hall's latest concussion contributed to him having to give up the sport. “I talked to him … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Academics fail to reverse cuts

The Council of State has deemed legal the cuts imposed over the past few years on university teaching staff salaries despite recent judgments forcing the government to reverse reductions to the wages of judges and members of the armed forces and emergency… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/2/2014: Front Page: Property tax surplus may lead to more installments or cuts

The government is considering an increase in the number of installments allowed for the payment of the new Single Property Ownership Tax (ENFIA) for 2014 and to reduce its size from 2015 if the amount taxpayers are asked to pay exceeds that provided… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Property tax surplus may lead to more installments or cuts

The government is considering an increase in the number of installments allowed for the payment of the new Single Property Ownership Tax (ENFIA) for 2014 and to reduce its size from 2015 if the amount taxpayers are asked to pay exceeds that provided for b… … Full News here – Latest News

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7/26/2014: Front Page: Rectors worried about further spending cuts

University authorities warned yesterday that their institutions would not be in a position to fulfill their role after the Education Ministry demanded that they make further cuts to their budget. The Council of Rectors said that it received an e-mail… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/24/2014: Front Page: State doctors to appeal salary cuts

Doctors at state hospitals are ready to lodge a mass appeal against cuts to their salaries that have been imposed as part of troikamandated reforms over the past two years. The union representing doctors at public hospitals in Athens and Piraeus… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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