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Education minister calls for probe into predecessor’s reform plan

Following reports that a plan to reform the tertiary education sector launched in the spring of 2013 failed to lead to millions of euros in savings, Education Minister Andreas Loverdos on Monday called for an immediate assessment of the scheme’s implement… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Minister assures officials over coastal revamp

A radical overhaul of the southern Athens coast at Faliro Bay will be put to tender in December, Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said yesterday at a meeting with officials from the municipalities affected by the scheme. Chrysochoidis… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Infrastructure Minister assures officials over coastal revamp

A radical overhaul of the southern Athens coast at Faliro Bay will be put to tender in December, Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said Friday at a meeting with officials from the municipalities affected by the scheme. Chrysochoidis met with … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/28/2014: Front Page: Minister: University dismissals not needed

Education Minister Andreas Loverdos indicated yesterday that he would go against government policy and refuse to fire any university administrative staff. Loverdos said that an evaluation of staff requirements in tertiary education revealed that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Less property tax in the future, says finance minister

The government will commit itself to a gradual reduction in the future payments expected of taxpayers for the country’s new property tax, ENFIA, as long as Greece’s tax base widens, Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis noted on Wednesday. At the same time, … … Full News here – Latest News

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Minister takes up SMEs’ cause

Development Minister Nikos Dendias held talks in his Athens office Tuesday with Manfred Weber, the German MEP who heads the European People’s Party (EPP) group in the European Parliament. One of the subjects raised during the discussion was the Greek gove… … 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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8/15/2014: Front Page: Minister confirms he will be part of PASOK again

Education Minister Andreas Loverdos confirmed yesterday that he will soon be returning to PASOK. “It is a given that I will return to PASOK’s parliamentary group,” said the minister, who quit the Socialists in 2012 to form his own party, Pact for a New… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/14/2014: Front Page: Minister seeks voluntary transfers

There are no immediate government plans to force municipal employees to switch jobs in order to meet the troika’s public sector mobility targets, Interior Minister Argyris Dinopoulos said yesterday. Speaking on Skai Radio, Dinopoulos denied a report… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/13/2014: Front Page: Minister objects to SDOE house raids

Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou yesterday expressed opposition to a State Legal Council ruling according to which officers of the Finance Ministry’s Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) are entitled to raid the homes and businesses of taxpayers with… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Minister objects to SDOE house raids

Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou on Tuesday expressed opposition to a State Legal Council ruling according to which officers of the Finance Ministry’s Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) are entitled to raid the homes and businesses of taxpayers with debt… … Full News here – Latest News

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Administrative reform minister provides assurances over civil service evaluation

Tweaks to rules on evaluation in the civil service, made by Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday, managed to appease coalition partner PASOK but not opposition parties. Mitsotakis and PASOK have been at odds since the New Democr… … Full News here – Latest News

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Jones: Athens minister led way for Baptist giving

Jones: Athens minister led way for Baptist giving Few people in Athens 100 years ago would not have known the Rev. Hugh Robinson “H.R.” Bernard. The home where he and his wife raised their seven children stood where the new Russell Special Collections Library stands on the University of Georgia … Full News here – Read […]

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Greece needs more EU funds for immigration, minister says

Greece needs more funding from the European Union to deal with the increased flow of undocumented immigrants in the eastern Aegean, Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias said in an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini. According to the minister, there ha… … Full News here – Latest News

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South Korea prime minister quits over sunken ferry

South Korea prime minister quits over sunken ferry JINDO, South Korea | South Korea's prime minister resigned Sunday over the government's handling of a ferry sinking that has left more than 300 people dead or missing and led to widespread shame, fury and finger-pointing, blaming "deep-rooted evils" in … Full News here – Read more on […]

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