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Kerkyra, Levadiakos give leaders a hard time

Super League leaders PAOK and Olympiakos struggled to score 2-1 wins over inferior opponents this weekend, keeping the distance between them at four points, while third-placed Panathinaikos produced an emphatic display against Panthrakikos on Sunday. PAOK… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek Parliament passes 2015 budget as leaders clash

Greek lawmakers approved the country’s first budget in decades forecasting almost no deficit, as euro-area finance ministers prepare to meet in Brussels to discuss a potential extension to Greece’s bailout program. Of the 300-seat parliament, 290 lawmaker… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/5/2014: Front Page: Leaders or footnotes

I recently asked the former prime minister of a Northern European country whether he allowed concerns about his legacy to get in the way of crucial political decisions. “No, not at all,” he said. “Because if you start thinking about your legacy, you… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/24/2014: Front Page: EU leaders to support Cyprus over EEZ rights

European Union leaders are expected to express “serious concern” today at Turkey’s breach of Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as it emerged yesterday that a third Turkish warship is now sailing in the waters south of the island. Draft… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Coalition leaders prepare for troika amid sour mood

A dispute betweenNew Democracy and PASOK over civil servants’ salaries continued yesterday, underlining the big task facing Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos as they prepare to meet today to discuss the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cyprus leaders to meet for talks on Thursday

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will meet on Thursday in the context of ongoing negotiations to reunify the Mediterranean island. Talks will be attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s special adviser Esp… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/8/2014: Front Page: UN chief may meet leaders

The newly appointed United Nations special adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, will hold a joint meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu in Nicosia on September 17. Eide revealed that the meeting would… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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UN adviser to hold joint meeting with Cyprus leaders on Sept 17

The newly appointed United Nations special adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide (photo), will hold a joint meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu in Nicosia on September 17. Eide revealed that the meeting … … Full News here – Latest News

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New Democracy aims to ease tax burden, attack SYRIZA’s policies as leaders’ Thessaloniki speeches near

New Democracy is to follow a two-pronged strategy in the coming days as it attempts to win over voters by pledging to tend to their tax concerns while also mounting a campaign to discredit SYRIZA’s economic policy proposals. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/25/2014: Front Page: Leaders in an era of decline

The USA, it is often said, is unlucky to have a weak president in Barack Obama. Similarly, many argue that Francois Hollande is a liability for France. The analysis is wrong, in my opinion. You could put anyone else in the White House but they’d still… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/25/2014: Front Page: Leaders seek to heal rift

Coalition leaders sought yesterday to defuse tension between New Democracy and PASOK over public servant’s evaluation, with the Administrative Reform Ministry indicating it is willing to make compromises over the scheme. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/24/2014: Front Page: Gov’t leaders try to ease tensions over evaluation

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and PASOK chief Evangelos Venizelos are today expected to discuss a rift within the government over an evaluation scheme for civil servants. In a meeting this morning which is to take stock of reform progress, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/12/2014: Front Page: Leaders on Cyprus usher in a new round of peace talks

Nicos Anastasiades (left), United Nations official Lisa Buttenheim (center) and Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu (right) made statements yesterday in Nicosia’s buffer zone to mark the start of new peace talks. Greek- and Turkish-Cypriot negotiators… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cyprus leaders determined to resume ‘result-oriented talks’

Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed to work towards a new system of power sharing on Tuesday, in a fresh attempt to end a bitter conflict frustrating Turkey’s hopes of joining the EU and complicating its relations with Greece. Representatives of the… … Full News here – Latest News

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Euro jobless scourge seen defying leaders’ 120-bln-euro billion push

European Union leaders pondering the fruits of a 120 billion-euro ($ 163 billion) push to jump-start the economy and create jobs can look to data this week for evidence of how little has been achieved. The euro-area unemployment rate probably held near a r… … Full News here – Latest News

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