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PASOK chief accuses government of taking ‘steps back’

PASOK chief Evangelos Venizelos on Tuesday accused the SYRIZA-led government of taking “steps back” in its reform proposal to international creditors, saying that “the Greek government is being forced to write the memorandum in its own hand.” Full News here – Latest News

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Lamda Development says government comments on old Athens airport sale

Lamda Development says government comments on old Athens airport sale … ATHENS Feb 11 (Reuters) – Greece's Lamda development which last year signed a deal to develop Athens old airport said on Wednesday that the new energy minister's comments that the sale was "scandalous" would put off investors. Energy Minister … Full News here – Read […]

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Greece’s new government wins confidence vote in parliament

Greece’s SYRIZA-led government has won a confidence vote in Parliament, ahead of high-stakes talks in Brussels with bailout creditors. Full News here – Latest News

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2/7/2015: Front Page: Eurozone peers hike pressure on the government

Greece’s eurozone partners yesterday increased the pressure on the new government to request an extension to the country’s bailout before an emergency summit of eurozone finance ministers on Wednesday, with officials rejecting Greek proposals for a… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Eurozone peers hike pressure on the government

Greece’s eurozone partners on Friday increased the pressure on the new government to request an extension to the country’s bailout before an emergency summit of eurozone finance ministers on Wednesday, with officials rejecting Greek proposals for a “bridge” agreement to be put in place until the end of May so that a new arrangement can […]

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What the ECB’s move on Greek government debt is really all about

In a press release that jolted the markets, the ECB announced that it will no longer accept Greek government debt as collateral starting next week. But this news is not necessarily a potential liquidity disaster for Greek banks. Full News here – Latest News

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1/27/2015: Front Page: Tsipras forms government, plans new legislation

Alexis Tsipras was trying to form his first cabinet last night after being sworn in as prime minister following his agreement with Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos to form a coalition government. A number of Tsipras’s close allies are expected… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Juncker: Any new Greek government expected to respect commitments of predecessors

Any new government in Greece is expected to deliver on the commitments of its predecessors, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday. Juncker’s comments, which were made during a joint press conference with Finland President Sauli Niini… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek central government surplus falls short of forecast [Update]

Greece’s central government fell far short of its projected budget surplus for 2014, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, citing lower tax revenues and a stalled bailout review that prevented the disbursement of funds. The central government surplus ex… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/10/2015: Front Page: Justices poised to launch suits against government

Judges are expected to submit a barrage of lawsuits against the government over its failure to return to them wages that were cut in August 2012, a move which has since been deemed unconstitutional. The judges and prosecutors’ union said yesterday that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek stocks and bonds suggest government may fall

Greek lawmakers will vote Wednesday on whether to back Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s choice for a new head of state. The collective wisdom of financial markets suggests his gambit may fail, leading to elections early next year that could result in the … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece: government condemns 'terrorist' attack on Israel embassy in Athens

Greece: government condemns 'terrorist' attack on Israel embassy in Athens The Greek government has condemned a pre-dawn, drive-by gun attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens. “Any terrorist attack hitting at the heart of democracy hits the heart of the country,” government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi said. Police say four … Full News here – Read more […]

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Tsipras takes turn in blame game with government

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras hit back on Saturday at claims by Premier Antonis Samaras that if there are early elections and a leftist government takes over Greece could be threatened by an exit from the euro by labeling him the “prime minister of chaos” … … Full News here – Latest News

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Samaras gathers presidency votes in bid to save Greek government

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is broadening his support in parliament with less than a week to go before his first attempt to elect a new president and avoid an early election in Europe’s most indebted state. Eight independent lawmakers said in int… … Full News here – Latest News

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Legislators get primer on state government at UGA Biennial Institute

Legislators get primer on state government at UGA Biennial Institute More than a dozen freshman legislators got a crash course in how state government works Sunday morning at the University of Georgia, weeks before they're scheduled to report to Atlanta and the next session of the Georgia legislature. The session kicked … Full News here […]

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