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11/24/2014: Front Page: Extremism from a bygone era

matter how much you may disagree with the tactics occassionally employed by the riot police. Eventually we become inured to the exaggeration, to the hysteria that causes such polarization and destroys any bridge of understanding. We should know by now… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Court to rule on extradition

A London court is expected to decide in the coming weeks whether to approve the extradition of a Greek former judge, Antonia Ilia, amid concerns that conditions at Greek prisons fall short of European standards. Ilia, found guilty by a Greek court of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Climate change to hit farming, coast

The average temperature in Greece is expected to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next 35 years and by up to 4 degrees in the period from 2070 to 2100, experts have told a conference on climate change in Athens. The rise in temperatures will harm… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Troika tests gov’t nerves

Government officials were seeking ways to bridge a rift with the country’s international creditors over the weekend after the budget for 2015 was submitted to Parliament without the troika’s approval. Sources, however, indicated that Athens would… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Businessmen linked to arms kickbacks to be summoned

An investigating magistrate is expected to summon two Greek businessman in the coming days who have been linked to alleged kickbacks worth 5.5 million euros for the purchase of Super Puma helicopters, including 1.6 million euros that was found in an… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: A reasonable agreement

Greece cannot and should not allow itself to be left without a safety net to cover any funding needs that may crop up after the end of the year. Without such protection it would be at serious risk as that would create a lot of problems for the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Simitis supports Venizelos over new movement

Former Prime Minister Costas Simitis yesterday backed PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos’s proposal to create a new center-left party with the Socialists at its heart. The two men met a day after Venizelos held talks with another ex-PASOK leader, George… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Korydallos riot curbed

Guards at Attica’s high-security Korydallos Prison hospital yesterday managed to curb a rampage by a group of inmates that appeared to be triggered by the arrest of a visitor attempting to smuggle drugs to one of the prisoners. A group of Georgian… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Obama’s bold move

Barack Obama brought hope to the entire world when he was elected president of the United States in 2009 and then again in 2012 for a second term. During his first visit to Europe, marked by a trip to Berlin, the Europeans welcomed him as one of their… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Gap between Greece and troika

Greece and the troika are not expected to break the deadlock in their negotiations over the next few days, sources told Kathimerini after another day of tension-filled talks between the two sides. Troika sources suggested that there is still a sizable… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Fresh setback for metro project in Thessaloniki

The troubled project to construct a metro system in Thessaloniki has suffered another setback as the line’s extension to the Kalamaria district of the city is behind schedule. It was revealed that the 4.7kilometer stretch to Kalamaria, where five… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/21/2014: Front Page: ‘Who lost Greece?’

If, by unhappy chance, Greece’s efforts to create a more efficient economy and more just society should fail, if it turns out that all our sacrifices were in vain, who will be to blame? The government, the opposition or the troika? The politicians,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/20/2014: Front Page: Fines loom as deadline for landfills approaches

Greek authorities have less than two weeks to close down dozens of illegal landfills or face large fines as the European Court is set to announce the size of the total penalty for Greece’s flouting of European waste management laws on December… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/20/2014: Front Page: Jails have 20 pct too many inmates

Greek prisons are at more than 20 percent over capacity in terms of the number of inmates housed there and there is a shortage of personnel to staff new facilities, Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou admitted yesterday. Athanasiou appeared before… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/20/2014: Front Page: MP may vote for president

Just a day after Independent Greeks MPs agreed to back party leader Panos Kammenos and not vote for any presidential candidate the coalition puts forward in February, lawmaker Panayiotis Melas appeared unsure about his stance yesterday. “If a president… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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