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1/30/2015: Front Page: PASOK chief to step aside at party congress in May

PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos said yesterday that he would lead his party to a congress in May and then step aside as its president. Some party members, such as MP Fofi Gennimata, wanted the congress to take place earlier but Venizelos insisted that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/30/2015: Front Page: Keep your allies close

The new government could have had more allies standing by its side in the extremely difficult negotiations that essentially get under way today with Greece’s international creditors over the bailout agreement and a lightening of the country’s massive… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/30/2015: Front Page: Karamanlis to meet Bakoyannis as ND broods

Former Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and ex-Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis are due to meet today as New Democracy considers how to absorb the impact from its election defeat on Sunday. Sources said that Bakoyannis asked for the meeting with… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/30/2015: Front Page: Strange haste

The alliance with Panos Kammenos has dampened the enthusiasm of SYRIZA’s supporters outside Greece, those who saw its victory as a herald for the leftist revolution against austerity. Inside Greece it came as less of a surprise because we are… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/30/2015: Front Page: Compromise on Russia sanctions

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias labeled as a “good compromise” the agreement in Brussels yesterday between European Union diplomats to extend sanctions against Russia. EU foreign ministers said they would lengthen until September existing… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/30/2015: Front Page: Engine failure blamed

Engine failure was the likely cause of the F-16 crash at a NATO training base in Albacete, which killed 11 airmen, including two Greeks. French air chief General Denis Mercier said yesterday the fault occurred as the aircraft, piloted by two Greeks,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: BR

Albania trade. Albania recorded a trade deficit of 35 billion leke ($ 285 million) in December 2014, down 7.9 percent from the same month of 2013 but up 29.8 percent from November 2013, the country’s Institute of Statistics said yesterday. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: S&P puts Greece rating on watch for downgrade

Standard & Poor’s put Greece’s B credit rating on watch for a possible downgrade yesterday, warning that some of the policies of the new anti-austerity government were putting Greece on a collision course with its international creditors. “In our… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: Markets crash on gov’t pledges

A number of policy statements by new government ministers had foreign investors rushing for the exit of the Athens bourse yesterday, while Greek bond yields soared. The accumulated losses of the banks index totaled 43.81 percent just three sessions… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: Deal with Cosco to be reviewed after OLP tender is called off

of the port of Piraeus is now in unchartered waters following the official cancellation of the tender for the sale of a 67.7 percent stake in Piraeus Port Authority yesterday. Economy and Shipping Minister Giorgos Stathakis (center) and Alternate… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: PM tries to strike balanced tone in cabinet address

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in his first cabinet meeting yesterday that his government would not force a confrontation with the country’s international creditors even as his ministers pledged to overturn many of the reforms demanded by the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: Neo-Nazis approve stance on Russia, privatizations

Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn issued a statement yesterday in which it indicated that it supports the government’s decisions to stop privatizations and to block further European Union sanctions against Russia. “It has always been Golden Dawn’s position… that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: EU and Greece at odds over more Russia sanctions

Greece’s new Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will attempt today to clear up a dispute between Athens and the European Council when EU diplomats discuss whether to step up sanctions against Russia over fighting in eastern Ukraine. The Greek government… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: New Democracy’s challenges

Kammenos and his MPs are participating in a left-wing government under Alexis Tsipras which, apparently, is here to stay. This means that part of the traditional right will benefit from whatever clientelist relationship or other advantages may be drawn… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: Appeal against 2011 ruling

The European Court yesterday began hearing an appeal by Greece and the Hellas Gold mining company against a 2011 decision that ordered the firm to pay 15.34 million euros to public coffers as it was deemed to have received illegal state aid. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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