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7/31/2014: Front Page: Municipal police put on the beat in city center

Hundreds of former municipal policemen have started training with officers from the national force by patrolling the streets of Athens, Kathimerini has learned. More than 1,500 of 2,858 municipal officers who were left without jobs last summer when… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/31/2014: Front Page: Multi-bill gets tweaked

Parliament is expected to begin today poring over the details of the extensive omnibus bill submitted to the House on Tuesday, although the government is continuing to make last minute changes to the draft legislation. A parliamentary committee will… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/31/2014: Front Page: Summer turbulence

High summer temperatures appear to have messed with the reflexes of officials at the top echelons of Greece’s power-sharing administration. A sense of anxiety has gripped the political system and it feels as if the country is in pre-election mode…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/31/2014: Front Page: Anger over strawberry farm shooting verdict

There was an outcry yesterday after the owner of a strawberry farm in the Peloponnese, where 28 migrant workers were shot last year, was cleared of any wrongdoing along with one of his foremen. A court in Patra convicted two other foremen of aggravated… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: Populism holds back education

The fact that the issue of education is not topping the list of priorities for the current coalition government, but instead, has been left in the hands of incapable politicians is utterly inexplicable. The issue of students transferring from one… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: Troika review in Athens unaffected by Paris meeting

A meeting between troika and Greek government officials in Paris at the beginning of September does not mean that representatives of Greece’s lenders will not then travel to Athens to carry out the fifth review of the country’s economic adjustment… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: Workers see project delays

The aim of getting Thessaloniki’s much-delayed metro up and running by 2016 is not attainable, representatives of workers who are constructing its tunnels and stations said yesterday. Haris Kyprianidis, speaking on behalf of the metro workers, told… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: Soldiers set to sue over wages

Members of the armed forces and emergency services look set to take legal action to have their wages restored to pre-2012 levels after the government suggested it would not raise their pay to the same standard. Representatives of the two groups held… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: A valued but mistreated professional

I did not knowmuch on a personal level about Dimitris Stefanou, Greece’s former administrative reform general secretary who died earlier this week at the age of 46. I did, however, have a sense of the man from the things I heard and read about him, and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: Multi-bill tabled in Parliament

The multi-bill of reforms needed for Greece to receive its next 1 billion euros in bailout loans and pave the way for the successful conclusion of the next troika review in September was submitted to Parliament yesterday. The government is aiming for… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/30/2014: Front Page: New attempt to catch elusive Cretan crocodile

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7/29/2014: Front Page: Papaconstantinou ‘must stand trial’

Former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou should stand trial for allegedly tampering with the Lagarde list of depositors, Supreme Court deputy prosecutor Vassilis Pliotas recommended to a judicial council. Pliotas said that Papaconstantinou… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/29/2014: Front Page: Futile policy

The policy that Israel has been pursuing vis-a-vis the Palestinians is wrong and futile. Current tactics have failed to resolve the security issue and, at the same time, they are rapidly draining Tel Aviv’s political capital around the world. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/29/2014: Front Page: Anastasiades says Cyprus negotiations not moving

Cypriot PresidentNicos Anastasiades yesterday confirmed a lack of progress in talks to reunite the Mediterranean island, blaming the impasse on Turkish intransigence. During a meeting with Antonis Samaras in Athens, Anastasiades briefed the Greek… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/29/2014: Front Page: Universities aghast at new schools opening

University officials have decried the government’s decision to open two new departments at the same time that funding for the tertiary institutions continues to be slashed. It emerged that the government has given the go-ahead for an architectural… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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