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11/26/2014: Front Page: Sharp drop in HIV linked to drug use

A downward trend in the rate of HIV infections in Greece appears to be continuing, particularly among drug users, according to data released yesterday by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) ahead of a conference on AIDS starting on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Taking back what’s stolen

A large group of public prosecutors and state officials (coming from various departments) have been working on major corruption cases. Of course it is their duty to do so, yet their actions are distinguished by a high level of professionalism and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Ankara: firm can drill for Cyprus gas

Ankara defended yesterday the continued presence of a Turkish vessel in Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ ) and proposed the foundation of a private company to undertake oil and gas drilling activities in the eastern Aegean until a solution is… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Ex-minister’s daughter free

An appeals court yesterday ordered the release from prison of Areti Tsochatzopoulou, daughter of former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who has been serving a 12-year sentence for her role in laundering millions of euros in kickbacks pocketed by… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Universities see further tension

There was another day of tension at Greek universities yesterday, with a senior academic resigning in Thessaloniki and students disrupting a senate meeting in the northern city. The vice rector at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Yiannis… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Troika talks labored

Greek government officials, led by Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis, were involved in slow and detailed negotiations with troika representatives in Paris yesterday. The discussions had not ended by late last night but Greek sources indicated that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Police link to bar shot by gunman

At least three serving policemen are thought to have been working at the bar in Mikrolimano, Piraeus, where a 31-year-old man opened fire with an AK-47 early on Saturday, resulting in 15 people being injured. Sources said that two former policemen who… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Scraping together the 180 MPs will not be enough

Even if the coalition government was to scrape together the 180-MP majority it needs to elect a new President in the 300-seat House, skeptics say, what will change really? There is one evident answer to this question and one that still has to come from… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/26/2014: Front Page: Attempt to rescue stranded ship carrying 700 migrants

Greek authorities were attempting last night to tug to safety a cargo ship with some 700 Syrian migrants on board. The Kiribati-flagged Baris became stranded 6-7 nautical miles south of Ierapetra in Crete and issued a distress call at around 2 a.m…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Prosecutor seeks trial for 64 in Siemens bribery scandal

A prosecutor recommended yesterday that 64 people face bribery and money laundering charges in connection with the Siemens cashfor-contracts scandal following an eight-year probe that did not, however, implicate any politicians. Financial prosecutor… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Gov’t plays down delay of capital revamp projects

InfrastructureMinister Michalis Chrysochoidis yesterday played down calls by the European Commission for two EU-subsidized regeneration projects for the broader Athens area to be postponed, noting that the EC had simply expressed “reservations” and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Rifle not used before

A Kalashnikov assault rifle used in a shooting at a bar in Piraeus early on Saturday is not connected to any previous attacks, police experts said yesterday following ballistics tests on bullet casings gathered from the scene. A photograph of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Beware of the fallen idols

Akis Tsochatzopoulos, a legendary figure of the Greek socialist movement, a man who came very close to taking over the party that governed the country for half of the time following the fall of the military dictatorship (the period known as… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Crucial talks with troika in Paris

A Greek government delegation is to meet representatives of the country’s troika of international lenders in Paris today for two days of talks aimed at bridging a rift between the two sides and relaunching a stalled economic review in a last-ditch… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Biden briefs Anastasiades

US Vice President Joe Biden affirmed Washington’s commitment to the reunification of Cyprus “as a bizonal, bicommunal federation.”The comments were made late Sunday as Biden called Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to brief him about his talks in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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