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4/6/2015: Front Page: Big week for government

Greece faces another critical week with looming debt repayment obligations and the resumption of tough talks on a proposed list of reforms with international creditors amid renewed speculation about a possible Greek default or early… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Rift between minister, government over sit-in comments played down

Alternate Minister for Citizens’ Protection Yiannis Panousis and the government on Full News here – Latest News

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Greek minister: government ready for 'rupture' in aid talks

Greek minister: government ready for 'rupture' in aid talks A man walks past the Athens Academy with the 19th century statue of the ancient goddess Athena, on Friday, March 27, 2015. Greek bank deposits dropped by more than 7.5 billion euros ($ 8.2 billion) in February, ramping up pressure on the country's … Full News here […]

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3/16/2015: Front Page: Four scenarios for the government

Where is the government going with its approach? Is it heading for a rift with Berlin and the other creditors or kicking up dust before it achieves a compromise? Why has it dramatically reopened, even with the involvement of the prime minister, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Local Government Insider: Athens County to ex-sheriff: It's payback time

Local Government Insider: Athens County to ex-sheriff: It's payback time Athens County commissioners want to claw back $ 85,406 in pay and benefits that Pat Kelly received while he was serving under suspension as the Athens County sheriff. The status of the 64-year-old Democrat changed from “suspended” to “former” when a … Full News here – […]

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Most Greeks support government, poll shows

The majority of Greeks support the government, an opinion poll showed Saturday, also finding that most people are satisfied with the outcome of negotiations Full News here – Latest News

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3/5/2015: Front Page: Government policy

The issue of irregular immigration is taking on serious dimensions on an international level, while in Greece it is bordering on crisis levels. The government’s duty is to handle the issue without frivolity or fixations, within a framework dictated by… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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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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