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12/22/2014: Front Page: Corfu to host country’s first hydroplane strip

Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos have signed a decision paving the way for the country’s first hydroplane strip at the Ionian island of Corfu. The strip, which is to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/22/2014: Front Page: Vote looms amid crisis

Greek MPs are to vote tomorrow in the second ballot of a three-phase presidential election amid a growing political crisis that has been sharpened by the bribery allegations of Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Pavlos Haikalis and a slew of threats and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/22/2014: Front Page: Who lost Greece?

If Greece collapses much will be said about where the fault lies. Sure, we all know the failings of Greek politicians. That said, much of the blame lies with outsiders who pushed Greece beyond its limits. From the start of the crisis, Berlin sought to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Workers rush to get early retirement

Nine out of 10 workers who retired in the last four months who had belonged to the former special funds of banks and state corporations that have now been incorporated in the Social Security Fund (IKA) were below the age of 62, according to the Labor… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Bourse chalks up weekly gains of 4.6 pct

Weekly gains on the Greek bourse came to 4.60 percent after a session during which the benchmark temporarily climbed 1.7 percent, driven by growth in New York and the December triple witching, before following the rest of the eurozone markets and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: IMF holds back Cypriot rescue cash

NICOSIA (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund held back 86 million euros in bailout funds for Cyprus yesterday after the island’s parliament delayed a vote on foreclosure legislation demanded by lenders. The money is part of a 10-billioneuro package… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: BR

A Bank of Greece study has shown that just 800 enterprises in Greece account for no less than 11 billion euros in bad corporate loans. They mostly concern companies in the sectors of construction, wholesale and retail commerce, accommodation, property… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Property capital gains tax halt

The government yesterday decided to halt the capital gains tax on properties for two years, on the recommendation of Deputy Finance Minister Giorgos Mavraganis. In the coming days another amendment will be tabled to suspend the capital gains tax on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Moscovici: Creditor inspections to become less frequent and ‘lighter’

after his visit to Athens was completed, European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici stated in Washington that the monitoring of Greece’s economy by its international creditors should become ‘lighter’ and less… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Clinics keep up the pace

Despite having just 1,050 doctors, medical centers belonging to Greece’s public health system (PEDY) saw more than 200,000 regular and emergency patients, made over 3,500 house calls and issued some 27,500 prescriptions in the month of November, a… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Courts provide names of judges to try ex-minister

The Supreme Court and Council of State provided Parliament Speaker Vangelis Meimarakis yesterday with a list from which the names of the judges that will preside over the special court for ex-Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou will be drawn. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Get your facts straight

The danger that political discourse in Greece will sink to the basest levels of vulgarity is already more than apparent from the allegations we have heard bandied about over recent days. The first responsibility to curb this phenomenon lies with the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Minister reassures students, parents over transfer ruling

Education MinisterAndreas Loverdos sought to assure thousands of parents yesterday that their children’s university transfers are not affected by a recent court decision. The Council of State decided to suspend this month the transfer of students to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Tsipras admits there could be hard days ahead

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said yesterday that he is determined to implement his party’s economic program if it comes to power but admitted that it would experience a challenging period. “Of course we will face hard times because we have to deal… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2014: Front Page: Kasidiaris charged for filming

A prosecutor yesterday brought charges against the spokesman of neofascist Golden Dawn, Ilias Kasidiaris, in connection with the latter’s recording of a conversation a year ago with the then cabinet secretary Panagiotis Baltakos regarding a judicial… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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