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9/13/2014: Front Page: Greece insists on war reparations

Greece made clear yesterday that the country has not given up its claim to World War II reparations from Germany, adding however that officials are anticipating two reports on the matter. “We are, for the time being, awaiting the conclusions of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece on standby

Greece is nervous and stagnating. Europe too is nervous, yet in motion. France is jolting along: President Francois Hollande is trying to deflect attention from the unpleasant situation at home (also after the intimate and damaging account of his stormy r… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece posts primary surplus of 1.95 bln euros in first 8 months of year

Greece recorded a primary surplus of 1.95 billion euros in the first eight months of the year, ahead of a projected target of 962 million euros, Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Friday, noting however that revenues had dwindled sligh… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/8/2014: Front Page: ECB moves constitute boost for Greece

ANALYSIS The European Central Bank’s decision to strengthen the measures taken last June by further cutting key intervention rates and initiating a purchase program for assetbacked securities and covered bonds may not have a direct, strong impact on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece loses to 10-man Romania at home on Ranieri’s debut

In one of its poorest home matches in recent memory Greece lost 1-0 to 10-man Romania behind closed doors in Piraeus at the opening game for the Euro 2016 qualifiers on Sunday. On the debut of Italian coach Claudio Ranieri, Greece grew frustrated against … … Full News here – Latest News

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9/8/2014: Front Page: Greece due to secure EC job it targeted

Greece is confident that its representative on the new European Commission, Dimitris Avramopoulos, will take over a newly created post that will include the immigration, human rights and interior portfolios. The new president of the European… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Nervous Greece crashes out to efficient Serbia

The World Championship came to a sudden and disappointing end for the Greek national team as after five wins in as many games in the group stage it got thrashed 90-72 by Serbia in the round of 16 in Madrid on Sunday. The ghost of the national team lost ea… … Full News here – […]

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9/6/2014: Front Page: Greece faces even stiffer fines over dumps

Frustrated by Greece’s repeated failure to comply with European waste management regulations, the advocate general at the European Court of Justice, Juliane Kokott, has called for the imposition of stiff sanctions on the wayward nation. In a… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece due to secure EC job it targeted

Greece is confident that its representative on the new European Commission, Dimitris Avramopoulos, will take over a newly created post that will include the immigration, human rights and interior portfolios. The new president of the European Commission, J… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece faces even stiffer fines over illegal dumps

Frustrated by Greece’s repeated failure to comply with European waste management regulations, the advocate general at the European Court of Justice, Juliane Kokott, has called for the imposition of stiff sanctions on the wayward nation. In a recommendatio… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece lags in funding for job creation

Initiatives aimed at boosting employment in Greece – a country with 1.3 million jobless – are proving underfunded and insufficient, according to a report presented by the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) in Thessaloniki on Thursday. The union’s… … Full News here – Latest News

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Perfect Greece sees off Argentina too

The national basketball team finished top of its World Championship pool with a perfect record scoring its fifth win in as many games as it downed Argentina 79-71 on Thursday in Seville. Its next game will be in the round of 16 against Serbia. The players… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece beats Croatia in convincing fashion

Greece retained its perfect record in basketball’s World Cup in Spain, defeating Croatia 76-65 in its fourth game at the group stage on Wednesday, which means that the Greeks will finish top of their pool with a win over Argentina on Thursday night. Havin… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece unemployment to remain near 27 pct through 2015, OECD predicts

Greece’s unemployment rate will remain around 27 percent through to the end of 2015, according to OECD estimates made public on Wednesday. “Despite moderate signs of recovery across many OECD countries in 2014, the unemployment rate in Greece remains stuc… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece defender Papadopoulos fires parting shot at Michel

International defender Avraam Papadopoulos suddenly quit Olympiakos on Monday to join Turkish club Trabzonspor, and fired a parting shot at Olympiakos manager Michel putting the blame on the Spaniard for his departure from the Greek champion. “If you love… … Full News here – Latest News

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