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4/10/2015: Front Page: Buffett sows the seed of Greek woe

The most dangerous comment regarding the future of Greece’s economy was uttered by legendary American investor Warren Buffett 10 days ago. “If it turns out the Greeks leave, that may not be a bad thing for the euro,” he said. “If everybody learns that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/10/2015: Front Page: Orthodox Easter ceremonies under way in Jerusalem

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III leads the traditional Washing of the Feet ceremony during yesterday’s Easter procession at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City. Aegean Airlines will provide an additional three… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Dangerous tidings

The government appears to have an extremely lax and somewhat confused attitude toward issues concerning the country’s internal security. Plans for the random release of prisoners convicted for serious crimes has caused concern among those who have some… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Party leaders clash over bid for Parl’t probe

A debatein Parliament on creating a committee to determine the circumstances that led to Greece signing its loan programs yesterday gave party leaders another opportunity to clash on the root causes of the country’s crisis. Addressing Parliament… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Two policemen injured

Two policemen were injured yesterday during an attack by a crowd gathered outside the courthouse in Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, protesting the sentences given to a woman convicted for robbery. The crowd of an estimated 200 Roma residents of the area… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Is catharsis needed or desired?

From 2009, as SYRIZA has decided? From 2004 as PASOK would like it? Or from 1981, as New Democracy has requested? The time frame preferences for the investigation into the causes behind Greece’s current predicament depend on the parties’ legitimate and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Security dispute unsettles gov’t

A new wave of tension threatens to undermine the government after a group of SYRIZA MPs submitted a proposal to scrap legislation that applies stiffer sentences to people found guilty of committing offenses while having their faces covered, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Banker tied to Siemens scandal in Greek custody

A Swiss-French banker wanted in connection with the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal and a string of allegedly corrupt defense deals is in Greek custody, authorities said yesterday. According to a police statement yesterday, a 55-year-old French… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: Parl’t permits to be reconsidered

Parliament issued a notice over the weekend revoking the entry permits of all MPs, staff, journalists and others who have daily access to the House in a bid to boost security. The move came after anti-establishment protesters entered the courtyard of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: Backward policy

Has the government introduced any growth-inducing measures that have escaped our attention? Because so far, the SYRIZA-led administration appears to be in a hurry to hire back employees who had been dismissed from the public sector. It dreams up… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: Tsipras eyes Russia deal, EU concern intensifies

As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepared for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow during an April 8-9 visit, high-ranking European expressed concerns about the trip playing Russia off against the European Union. Government… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: Prison bill riles prosecutors, cheers convicts

A bill aimed at decongesting Greece’s overcrowded prisons, which includes a provision foreseeing house arrest instead of detention in some cases, has prompted the vehement opposition of prosecutors who fear it will lead to the uncontrolled release of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: IMF denies Spiegel report

The International Monetary Fund has denied a report published in Germany’s Spiegel magazine on Friday that it had decided to temporarily withdraw staff from Athens in reaction to foot-dragging by the Greek government to implement reforms. In a… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: One way or another

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will soon have to decide whether he prefers a rift with Greece’s creditors and a return to the drachma, or a new memorandum that will keep the country in the euro. Regardless of speculation, I believe that Tsipras wants… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/6/2015: Front Page: Russians, Chinese keen to live their myth in Greece

Foreign buyers spent some 250 billion euros on holiday homes in Greece last year, compared to 168 billion in 2013, as prices in the popular but debt-hit tourism destination have fallen by 50 percent since the outbreak of the crisis, Kathimerini… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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