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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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8/30/2014: Front Page: Tax burden in Greece among EU’s heaviest, study reveals

Commenting on the findings of a recent Eurostat study titled “Taxation Trends in the European Union,” Alpha Bank has described the obligations of taxpayers in Greece as burdensome. The study disclosed that annual tax revenues derived from capital in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Tax burden in Greece among EU’s heaviest, study reveals

Commenting on the findings of a recent Eurostat study titled “Taxation Trends in the European Union,” Alpha Bank has described the obligations of taxpayers in Greece as burdensome. The study disclosed that annual tax revenues derived from capital in Greec… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/28/2014: Front Page: Greece drafting strategy to protect its biodiversity

Greece is to draft its first ever national strategy to protect the country’s biodiversity, it was revealed yesterday. Environment Minister Yiannis Maniatis said he signed a ministerial decision paving the way for a 15-year strategy to be adopted 14… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Roma signs Greece defender Manolas from Olympiakos for 13 mln

Greece international Kostas Manolas has joined Roma on a Ä13 million ($ 17 million) transfer from Olympiakos, as coach Rudi Garcia looks to strengthen his worrisome defense before Serie A starts this weekend. Roma said Tuesday it had signed the center back… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/22/2014: Front Page: EU funds reserved for waste facilities in northern Greece

Plans for two waste processing facilities in northern Greece – one for Epirus and one for eastern Macedonia – came a step closer to fruition yesterday after the Environment Ministry issued a decision earmarking some 28 million euros in European Union… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece an alternative route for South Stream, report suggests

Russian energy firm Gazprom has prepared an alternative plan for the prospective South Stream natural gas pipeline’s route in the event that the project does not pass through Bulgaria, as originally intended, according to a Russian newspaper report. The S… … Full News here – Latest News

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Canada’s fiscal adjustment has lessons for Greece

Canada today is one of the most fiscally sound countries on earth, but that wasn’t always the case. Twenty short years ago, the country was drowning in debt and deficits, with a level of indebtedness similar to that of Greece at the time. How Canada manag… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/14/2014: Front Page: Greece and the triumvirate of power

Last Sunday’s Turkish presidential election confirmed Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the third most powerful political leader of the European system – in the broader sense of the word – after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece reports first West Nile virus case this year

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) on Wednesday confirmed the first case of West Nile virus in Greece this year. According to KEELPNO, laboratory tests confirmed that an 85-year-old Greek man has been infected with the virus, which ca… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece sells 1.3 billion euros of three-month T-bills

Greece sold 1.3 billion euros of three-month treasury bills on Tuesday to roll over a maturing issue, the country’s debt agency PDMA said. The T-bills were priced to yield 1.75 percent, unchanged from a previous sale in July but still the lowest funding c… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece on threshold of growth, OECD says

The recovery of the Greek economy is continuing and even starting to gain strength, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Monday. According to the latest data, the OECD’s composite leading indicators (CLI) for the Greek … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/8/2014: Front Page: Greece offers 500,000 euros

Following the announcement of a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, Greece announced yesterday that it would contribute 500,000 euros to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help with its humanitarian assistance to Palestinians. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/5/2014: Front Page: Greece deporting far more irregular immigrants

A shortage of space at migrant detention facilities near Athens has prompted Greek authorities to intensify deportations. According to Greek Police data released yesterday, the Attica Aliens Buraeu deported 332 undocumented migrants in June compared… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/4/2014: Front Page: Greece hit by migration wave

After a temporary respite in the number of irregular immigrants seeking to make their way into Europe through Greece’s land and sea border with Turkey, recent data show a dramatic shift in migration patterns. Figures show a clear growth trend. In the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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