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Justice Minister submits amendment aimed at breaking Romanos deadlock

As Nikos Romanos started a thirst strike Wednesday, Greek Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou submitted an amendment in Parliament aimed at breaking the deadlock over the 21-year-old jailed anarchist and robber. Romanos has been on hunger strike since … … Full News here – Latest News

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Minister tries to appease hunger-striking anarchist

After a court rejected an appeal by the hunger-striking imprisoned anarchist Nikos Romanos for study furloughs, Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou on Wednesday heralded legislative reform that would allow inmates to study while serving prison sentence… … Full News here – Latest News

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Minister, parties support hunger striker’s right to study from prison

Education Minister Andreas Loverdos has declared himself in favor of prisoners being allowed to study as anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos enters a fourth week of hunger strike in protest at being prevented from being granted leave to stud… … Full News here – Latest News

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Defense Minister calls on Ankara to shift stance on Cyprus

Defense Minister Nikos Dendias has called on Ankara to accept that Cyprus is an internationally recognized state, noting that the move would be a potential boon for Turkish Cypriots in view of the existence of energy resources off the island’s coast. In a… … Full News here – Latest News

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Finance Minister appeals for support for amendments ahead of vote

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis on Friday called on MPs across the political spectrum to support a series of legislative amendments proposed by his ministry, including a recommendation to allow those with debts to the state to repay their dues in up to… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/20/2014: Front Page: Minister to seek US help on intelligence

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias is expected to seek closer cooperation with the US on fighting terrorism and dealing with irregular immigration when he travels to Washington on Friday for a week of meetings with American officials. Ministry… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Public order minister to seek US help on intelligence

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias is expected to seek closer cooperation with the US on fighting terrorism and dealing with irregular immigration when he travels to Washington next Friday for a week of meetings with American officials. Ministry sour… … Full News here – Latest News

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Municipalities ‘can’t go bankrupt,’ minister tells Marathon mayor

Interior Minister Argyris Dinopoulos on Thursday approved an advance of 400,000 euros for the Municipality of Marathon, northeast of Athens, to cover its payroll needs after Mayor Ilias Psinakis suggested on Wednesday that the municipality was close to ba… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/13/2014: Front Page: Cyprus minister visits amid crisis

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is due in Athens today for talks with Greek government officials following the suspension of peace talks by Nicosia in response to Turkish provocations. Kasoulides is to meet with Greek Foreign Minister… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/11/2014: Front Page: Cypriot foreign minister due in Athens on Monday

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will visit Athens on Monday for discussions on the latest impasse in reunification talks on the island. He is due to meet Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos at 11 a.m. Both men are scheduled to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cypriot foreign minister due in Athens on Monday

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will visit Athens on Monday for discussions on the latest impasse in reunification talks on the island. He is due to meet Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos at 11 a.m. Both men are scheduled to address j… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/29/2014: Front Page: Minister pledges new evaluation scheme this year

A new evaluation scheme for civil servants will be unveiled before the end of the year, Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Sunday’s Kathimerini. Mitsotakis is currently involved in a row with more than 20 mayors and Attica… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/27/2014: Front Page: Minister questions evaluation, back-pedals

A rift opened up within the government yesterday when Interior Minister Argyris Dinopoulos appeared to openly question the coalition’s strategy regarding the evaluation of civil servants. While appearing on a morning TV show, Dinopoulos indicated that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Minister pledges new evaluation scheme this year

A new evaluation scheme for civil servants will be unveiled by the government before the end of the year, Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Sunday’s Kathimerini. Mitsotakis is currently involved in a row with more than 20 mayors and … … Full News here – Latest News

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Alexander the Great’s tomb not at Amphipolis, says Culture Minister

Greece’s Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas said on Monday it is “impossible” for Alexander the Great to have been buried at a tomb in Ancient Amphipolis currently being excavated by archaeologists. Although the experts searching the site insist that the to… … Full News here – Latest News

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