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10/25/2014: Front Page: End of reason, end of humanity

The effects of a slew of new and increased taxes introduced since the start of the crisis were first observed in the wages of those still fortunate enough to have jobs, who saw their takehome pay decrease by as much as 40 percent over the course of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/25/2014: Front Page: EU chiefs put pressure on Turkey

A reference in yesterday’s European Council conclusions calling on Turkey to respect Cyprus’s sovereign rights left Athens and Nicosia content with the outcome of the European Union leaders’ summit in Brussels. In their joint statement, the EU leaders… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Kammenos claims his MPs have been blackmailed

Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos told a prosecutor investigating claims of an attempt to bribe MPs that the government has allegedly used the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) to pressure lawmakers from his party. Panayiotis Panayiotopoulos is… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Firms accused of subsidy fraud

An Athens Court of First Instance prosecutor has brought criminal charges of fraud against four Greek companies believed to have pocketed millions of euros in European Commission subsidies while judicial authorities have asked their counterparts in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Testing ground

The Regional Authority of Attica is a good testing ground for politicians who appear to thrive on accusations to prove whether they can actually solve major problems of a practical nature. There is nothing difficult about flinging accusations left and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: EU leaders to support Cyprus over EEZ rights

European Union leaders are expected to express “serious concern” today at Turkey’s breach of Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as it emerged yesterday that a third Turkish warship is now sailing in the waters south of the island. Draft… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Protests over university security persist

Students demonstrating against security measures at Athens University withdrew from its main premises yesterday but another group of students padlocked the gates of the institution’s School of Philosophy in protest. The protest at the philosophy… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Charges brought over finances

A corruption prosecutor yesterday brought charges relating to financial mismanagement of millions of euros in state funding against the former chairwoman of the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA), Melpomeni Malliori, and against Dimitris Platanias,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Body to target truck safety after spate of accidents

In the wake of a spate of serious road accidents caused by trucks, Transport Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis yesterday heralded the creation of a new state body to oversee truck safety. Chrysochoidis announced the plan to boost safety checks amid… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Exit strategy discussed

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker yesterday discussed the broad strokes of Greece’s plan for emerging from its loan program as well as a pending review by the troika, which must be completed… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: Tension for tension’s sake?

It is evident that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan feeds off tension. He would barely have achieved as much as he has – and prevailed – if he had not been so keen to confront a series of enemies. Erdogan’s history has so far been tied to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/23/2014: Front Page: Case against terror group lacks suspects

An Athens prosecutor yesterday decided to bring criminal charges against Sect of Revolutionaries even though no arrests have been made over two assassinations credited to the urban guerrilla group. Sect of Revolutionaries is believed to be behind the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/23/2014: Front Page: Prosecutors begin process of questioning mayors

The mayor of the Athens neighborhood of Zografou, Tina Kafatsaki, is due to face a prosecutor today as part of the judicial investigation into five local authority chiefs who refused to provide employees’ details as part of government checks. Simos… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/23/2014: Front Page: Thirteen indicted for inmate torture

Thirteen correctional officers and their former warden will stand trial in Serres, northern Greece, over the death of Albanian inmate Ilie Kareli on March 27 at Nigrita Prison. Kareli was transferred to Nigrita after killing a guard at Malandrino… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/23/2014: Front Page: Albania envoy airs views

The Albanian ambassador to Greece, Dashnor Dervishi, praised Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos and President Karolos Papoulias yesterday for their “measured and careful” response to the abandonment of a soccer game between Serbia and Albania in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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