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11/1/2014: Front Page: Ankara raises tensions

A decision by Turkey’s top security body to maintain its presence off the southern coast of Cyprus, where Cypriot authorities already have a license to drill for oil and gas, has heightened fears of tensions climaxing in the region if the Turkish… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: IMF could offer know-how in backup plan for Greece

WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund said yesterday it might supply its know-how if the eurozone provides a precautionary credit line for Greece. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said the contingency support could take various forms and that the final… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: Greek consumers shift toward money saving

Greek consumers are rediscovering the benefits of saving money, indicating both a slight improvement in household finances and a shift from the extreme consumerism of the pre-crisis years. This is reflected in the thirdquarter consumer confidence… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: A year after GD members shot dead, no leads

A year after two members of neofascist Golden Dawn were shot dead outside the party’s offices in Neo Iraklio, north of Athens, police sources admitted that they have no leads to the killers. “Although the perpetrators made mistakes, they were lucky as… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: No new Manolada trial, court rules

The Supreme Court has decided that four men who stood trial earlier this year for shooting 28 migrant workers at a strawberry farm in Nea Manolada in the Peloponnese should not be retried. Supreme Court deputy prosecutor Constantinos Paraskevaidis… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: N17 terrorist struggling to find support, say officers

Convicted terrorist Christodoulos Xeros has failed in his attempt to recruit other urban guerrillas, according to high-ranking sources in the police and anti-terrorism squad. The November 17 member has been on the run since January, when he failed to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: Findings raise eyebrows

An investigation into money transferred to foreign banks by civil servants since 2010, when Greece’s brutal debt crisis erupted, has come up with some striking findings. The checks, which were carried on the order of Administrative Reform Minister… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: Longer hours at museums, sites hailed as a success

As the country’s museums and archaeological sites prepare to revert to a reduced winter timetable tomorrow, Culture Ministry officials yesterday hailed as a resounding success the enforcement of an extended timetable at most of the country’s sites over… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: Peletidis defends stance

Patra Mayor Costas Peletidis yesterday submitted a four-page written deposition to the prosecutor investigating a group of local authority chiefs who have refused to cooperate with the Administrative Reform Ministry over checks on municipal employees…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: Civil servant bank transfers probed

More than 5,000 civil servants are under investigation for transferring some 1.5 billion euros to foreign bank accounts since 2010, when Greece’s economic crisis erupted, the Administrative Reform Ministry revealed yesterday. Based on ministry data, a… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: Troika proposals ready

Greece is due to send by tomorrow its proposal on several of the key issues that remain unresolved in its talks with the troika in the hope that this might pave the way for the current program review to be concluded by the Eurogroup on December… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/31/2014: Front Page: The judiciary’s responsibility

The reform efforts over the past few years have begun to bear fruit. Greece has improved its standing in the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings, rising 48 positions from 2010 to 61st place among 189 countries today. But even as the report notes… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/30/2014: Front Page: Obvious reforms

The two parties comprising the coalition government, conservative New Democracy and socialist PASOK, are once again faced with a number of crucial decisions. Changes in the pay structure of public servants as well as the laws governing the operations… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/30/2014: Front Page: Greece to boost naval presence off Cyprus

Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos announced yesterday that Greece is planning to boost its naval presence in the Eastern Mediterranean with a frigate and a submarine but said the move would be a contribution to NATO and United Nations-backed… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/30/2014: Front Page: Public sector reorganization gets under way

New organizational charts were rolled out in Greece’s public administration with the aim of reducing the number of top-level civil servants and saving taxpayers more than 10 million euros per year. According to the Administrative Reform Ministry, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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