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Greek and German officials play down looming Athens default

Greek and German officials play down looming Athens default Greek and German officials have tried to play down the possibility of a default by Athens on a looming €300m loan instalment owed to the International Monetary Fund despite mounting evidence that the country is running out of cash. Finance minister … Full News here – […]

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Washington asks Athens to back anti-Russia sanctions – Greek minister

Washington asks Athens to back anti-Russia sanctions – Greek minister Greece has revealed it's been asked by the US to prolong anti-Russia sanctions. However, Athens stressed Russia is a strategic ally and the 'sanction war' is causing it an estimated loss of €4 billion a year. "I was asked to support the prolongation of … […]

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4/10/2015: Front Page: Buffett sows the seed of Greek woe

The most dangerous comment regarding the future of Greece’s economy was uttered by legendary American investor Warren Buffett 10 days ago. “If it turns out the Greeks leave, that may not be a bad thing for the euro,” he said. “If everybody learns that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/7/2015: Front Page: Banker tied to Siemens scandal in Greek custody

A Swiss-French banker wanted in connection with the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal and a string of allegedly corrupt defense deals is in Greek custody, authorities said yesterday. According to a police statement yesterday, a 55-year-old French… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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PAO has easy ride in final to win another Greek Cup

Panathinaikos won its fourth consecutive Greek basketball cup and a record 16th overall, downing Apollon Patras 68-53 in Sunday’s final at Panathinaikos’s home Olympic Sports Hall, after a remarkably tough and eventful campaign. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bonds are a risk for most but a big opportunity for some

Small though it may be, the Greek government bonds market could under certain conditions prove to be the success story of the year, especially for those attracted by risk. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek minister says Lagarde list data inadequate for tax evasion crackdown

The Minister of State for Combating Corruption Panayiotis Nikoloudis told Parliament on Friday that the so-called Lagarde List of Greek depositers with Swiss bank accounts, and a series of similar lists, were inadequate without further data if reliable insights into suspected tax evasion are to be gained. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek Minister denies his stance on sitins is a challenge of gov’t

Alternate Citizens’ Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis are his own and do not represent those of the government insisted on Friday that the views expressed in a statement from his office and an article in Ta Nea regarding sitins at university faculties and public buildings “are in support of the Prime Minister and the government and […]

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Greek anti-racists pledge ‘watch’ on neo-Nazi trial

Greek anti-racism groups on Thursday said they would offer daily coverage of the landmark trial of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn this month to raise awareness Full News here – Latest News

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European shares capped by Greek nerves ahead of Easter break

European shares dipped on Thursday, trading in a tight range ahead of the Easter break, with Greece still at the forefront of investors’ minds after its lenders said the country needed to do more to unlock financial aid. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek anti-establishment protesters occupy buildings, enter Parl’t grounds

Anti-establishment protesters occupied several public buildings in Greece and briefly entered the grounds of parliament in Athens on Wednesday, calling for the release of jailed members of a Marxist group. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek economy minister sees deal with EU/IMF on reforms next week

Greece should reach a deal with its eurozone partners and the International Monetary Fund next week Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bailout deal possible by end April, Tusk says

A deal on Greeces bailout is possible before the end of April, EU Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday as Athens continued tough talks with its Full News here – Latest News

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Greek PM puts opposition on spot, reveals little on reform list, creditor talks

As representatives of the Greek government and the country’s international creditors continued tough talks on a proposed list of Greek reforms in Brussels, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressed Parliament in a speech that attacked the political opposition and failed to yield much detail about the suggested package of measures. Full News here – Latest News

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3/30/2015: Front Page: The Greek brand name

Every country is in competition with the rest of the world for a fundamental edge: its reputation, or brand name. The Greek brand name sank to alltime low in 2010, either because our politicians were defaming the country or because we suited the unfair… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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