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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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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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Markets keep government in check

The good news is the Greek economy advanced for the first time since 2008 in the two previous quarters. The bad news is it continues to be hostage to political risk, as the markets show by continuing to take a negative view of Greek bonds and stocks. In a… … Full News here – Latest […]

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Avramopoulos says New Democracy-SYRIZA government a possibility

New Democracy politician Dimitris Avramopoulos, who took up his post as European Commissioner for Migration at the beginning of the month, believes that his party and rival SYRIZA may be called upon to govern together in the future. When asked by Sunday’s… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Government gets behind public-private partnerships

The government has launched a charm offensive to entice municipalities across Greece to use public-private partnerships, or PPPs, to accelerate investment and spur growth in the debt-hit country. Speaking at a conference in Athens yesterday, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Government in revival exercise

Having secured a fresh confidence vote, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras now faces the challenge of further bolstering the fragile coalition amid growing political tensions, with government officials expected to press creditors to approve a plan for Greece’… … Full News here – Latest News

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State Supreme Court rules against Athens-Clarke government in Five Points

State Supreme Court rules against Athens-Clarke government in Five Points … The state Supreme Court has ruled against the Athens-Clarke County government in a long-running dispute over the control of 22 Lumpkin Street parking spaces. Control of the spaces in front of the Henrietta Building, 1660 S. Lumpkin St., should be with … Full News […]

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10/2/2014: Front Page: Mayor wants unity government

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris called yesterday for the formation of a national unity government. “Political stability is absolutely necessary so everything can progress with the debt issue, growth, business, investment: everything,” Boutaris told… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Writer Christos Chomenidis resigns from NERIT, citing ‘direct government intervention’

Christos Chomenidis resigned from the supervisory board of NERIT on Monday, citing “direct government intervention” in the state broadcaster’s decision not to air live a speech by opposition leader Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki International Fair on … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Government reacts to Berlin declaration on name dispute

One day after a summit in Berlin called for a swift solution to the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), the government in Athens yesterday confirmed its support of ongoing talks. “Greece supports the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Government eyes salary overhaul, tax breaks

As virtually all members of the Greek cabinet leave their posts for a week’s vacation, officials close to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras are putting the finishing touches on a plan to overhaul public sector salaries in line with pledges to the troika ahea… … Full News here – Latest News

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