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Report: Greek banks sturdily positioned

Greece’s banks are on sturdy capital ground, and if any capital injections are needed, the sum should not exceed 3.5 billion euros, Morgan Stanley notes in a new report. Morgan Stanley analysts also stated that recent share price corrections in the local … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek teen arrested on charges of online blackmail

A 17-year-old has been arrested in Giannitsa, northern Greece, after being accused of trying to blackmail a young woman over the Internet. According to the police, the teenager and a friend living in another country had set up a profile on a social networ… … Full News here – Latest News

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Avramopoulos in US for talks with Hagel on possible Greek role in peace missions

Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos arrived in Washington early on Thursday for an official visit following an invitation by his US counterpart Chuck Hagel. The two men were to meet later in the day for talks that were expected to focus on the possible… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek energy minister requests gas back-up

Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis has forwarded a request to the European Commission for the establishment of an emergency mechanism that would offer support to Greece and other EU member states in the event that they were affected by a natural gas supply … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek stocks post rise of 0.99 percent

The Athens Stock Exchange general index closed 0.99 percent higher on Wednesday, at 1,119.97 points, as turnover totaled 76.4 million euros. Among large-cap shares, Jumbo was the best performer with a rise of 5.35 percent, followed by GEK-Terna, which inc… … Full News here – Latest News

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Dutch spend 461,000 euros to fence off King’s Greek holiday home

The Dutch government paid 461,000 euros ($ 615,000) to erect a fence around King Willem-Alexander’s seaside villa in southern Greece, RTL News reported on Wednesday, drawing media criticism and demands for an explanation. The Dutch monarchy remains popular… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek firms see 30 pct rise in PayPal payments from abroad in 2014

The payments that Greek firms received via PayPal increased by 30 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2013, according to new data from the online payment company. Most payments were from North America and Canada (31 percen… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek coast guard rescues 2 groups of migrants

Two rescues by Greek coast guard officers early on Thursday led to 65 irregular migrants being pulled from the sea. A total of 31 migrants were rescued off Samos in the eastern Aegean after they sank the rubber dinghy they had been traveling in. Another 3… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/14/2014: Front Page: First Greek case this year

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

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Greek regional officials assess impact of Russian embargo

Regional authorities in seven Greek prefectures on Tuesday began assessing the impact of a Russian food embargo, chiefly on the export of Greek peaches, ahead of Thursday’s scheduled meeting of European agricultural experts in Brussels, where a broader an… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/8/2014: Front Page: UN chief backs democracy debate in Greek capital

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has lent his support to the second Athens Forum 2014, titled “Democracy Under Pressure,” which is being co-hosted by Kathimerini and the International New York Times. The event is due to be held at the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek hopes for EEZ with Albania suffer setback

Greece’s hopes of agreeing an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Ionian Sea with Albania have been dealt another blow after the prosecutor’s office in Tirana launched an investigation into the agreement between the two countries. The two countries signe… … Full News here – Latest News

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In Greek crisis, priest buys inmates their freedom

Germany made headlines this week by letting Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One chief, pay $ 100 million to end his bribery trial. In Greek justice, money talks in a different way: Some inmates jailed for minor offenses are allowed to buy their freedom – at… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek hopes for Commission portfolio raised following Juncker-Samaras meeting

A particularly warm meeting between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and European Commission President in-waiting Jean-Claude Juncker in Athens on Monday appeared to result in the two men coming to an understanding about what position Greece’s representativ… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek FinMin says time is right to start drafting growth plan

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis has called for Greece to focus on developing a “National Growth Plan” as it exits the bailout era. Writing in Sunday’s Kathimerini, Hardouvelis argues that the country needs to focus on ways to make its economy more expo… … Full News here – Latest News

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