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10/31/2014: Front Page: Greek consumers shift toward money saving

Greek consumers are rediscovering the benefits of saving money, indicating both a slight improvement in household finances and a shift from the extreme consumerism of the pre-crisis years. This is reflected in the thirdquarter consumer confidence… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Maniatis to present Greek hydrocarbon blocks in US

Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis is flying to the United States on Sunday with the primary aim of promoting hydrocarbon surveys in the Ionian Sea and the region south of Crete. He will hold meetings with US government officials as well as representatives … … Full News here – Latest News

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Sacked Greek cleaners defend Attica governor over lack of jobs

The Finance Ministry cleaners, who have been engaged in a months-long legal battle to win their jobs back, intervened on Wednesday in a row between New Democracy and SYRIZA over Attica Governor Rena Dourou’s decision not to offer them jobs at the regional… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bank deposits rise for seventh straight month in September

Greek bank deposits rose in September for the seventh straight month, central bank data showed on Monday. Business and household deposits rose to 164.75 billion euros ($ 209.2 billion) from 164.23 billion euros in August, the Bank of Greece said. [Reuters]… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek market bought the rumor and sold the fact

After the morning growth up to the 1.024 points, the benchmark of the Athens stock market dived to 945 before settling for 958 at the end of Monday’s session, as investors chose to cash in on the gains generated last week before the announcement of the ba… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/27/2014: Front Page: Greek president to attend annual military parade

Greek President Karolos Papoulias is expected to arrive at the northern port city of Thessaloniki today, ahead of the October 28 annual military parade which marks the country’s entry into the Second World War in 1940, also known as “Ochi Day.”… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek president to attend annual October 28 military parade

Greek President Karolos Papoulias is expected to arrive at the northern port city of Thessaloniki on Monday, ahead of the October 28 annual military parade which marks the country’s entry into the Second World War in 1940, also known as “Ochi Day.” Presid… … Full News here – Latest News

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Clean bill of health for Greek banks from stress tests

Greek banks received what amounts to a virtually clean bill of health from the European Central Bank, as the results of the stress tests Frankfurt performed on the four systemic lenders of this country showed on Sunday that Alpha and Piraeus have complete… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/25/2014: Front Page: No decisions yet on Greek bailout, says Samaras

The European Unionleaders’ summit concluded in Brussels yesterday without any concrete decisions having been taken about Greece’s economic future despite Prime Minister Antonis Samaras holding a series with top officials. “Nothing has been decided… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek yields drop to 7.83 pct as investors await ECB move

Low-rated eurozone bond yields fell on Tuesday after several sources told Reuters the European Central Bank was considering buying corporate bonds, quelling some concerns that the ECB was not doing enough to stoke inflation and growth. Greek yields – whic… … Full News here – Latest News

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Tax debts to Greek state exceed 70 billion euros

Tax debts to the Greek state hit a new record in September, reaching a total of 70.16 billion euros from 69.24 billion euros in August, the General Secretariat for Public Revenues said on Tuesday. New debts in the January-September period came to 9.68 bil… … Full News here – Latest News

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Hong Kong telecom group buys out Greek start-up

Hong Kong-based telecommunications multinational PCCW Global has announced it has bought out Greek start-up Crypteia Networks, aiming to incorporate its products into the group’s portfolio. Founded in 2011, Crypteia develops innovative solutions for secur… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens 2004 Olympic Games – Opening Ceremony, English Subs & Greek commentary Download – Athens Video

English Subs & Greek commentary The Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games was held on August 13, 2004 at the Olympic Stadium in Maroussi, Greece,… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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German arrested for espionage on Greek island of Kos

A 65-year-old German national who has been living on the eastern Aegean island of Kos for the past two years was arrested on Wednesday and faces espionage charges, a Greek Police announcement said on Thursday. The 65-year-old was arrested by police who we… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek markets nosedive amid political uncertainty

Uncertainty over the government’s survival and future of Greece’s bailout program has spurred a second day of heavy selling on the Athens Stock Exchange, with the main index down a massive 9.4 percent. Wednesday’s plunge follows a loss of 5.7 percent the … … Full News here – Latest News

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