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8/29/2014: Front Page: Officials play down rift over layoffs

Government officials yesterday sought to play down a rift between Education Minister Andreas Loverdos and Administrative Development Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis over the possible firing of administrative staff at universities as part of a civil… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Military staff file injunction against Finance Ministry over ruling ordering payback

The union representing employees of the armed forces on Tuesday filed an injunction against the Finance Ministry, demanding that it honor an order by the Council of State for workers’ salaries to be returned to the level they were at in 2012 and for staff… … 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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8/6/2014: Front Page: Alarm bells over mental health clinics

Public hospital workers could hold prolonged protest action if measures to streamline the public health sector affect the operation of mental health facilities, their union POEDN, said. The warning comes after a decision at the Health Ministry to shut… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Journalists unions call 24-hour strike over bill on media mergers

A collection of journalists’ unions called a 24-hour strike in the Greek media on Tuesday in protest at a draft law affecting the sector. The strike is due to run from 10 a.m. on Tuesday to 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The unions accused the government of trying… … Full News here – Latest News

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7/31/2014: Front Page: Anger over strawberry farm shooting verdict

There was an outcry yesterday after the owner of a strawberry farm in the Peloponnese, where 28 migrant workers were shot last year, was cleared of any wrongdoing along with one of his foremen. A court in Patra convicted two other foremen of aggravated… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Police arrest one, seek another three over counterfeit goods

One man has been arrested in the western Athens suburb of Aghia Varvara after police raided a store selling counterfeit goods. Officers are searching for three other suspects. Police found more than 10,000 knock off watches, 3,581 bottles of perfume, 1,22… … Full News here – Latest News

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7/30/2014: Front Page: Soldiers set to sue over wages

Members of the armed forces and emergency services look set to take legal action to have their wages restored to pre-2012 levels after the government suggested it would not raise their pay to the same standard. Representatives of the two groups held… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Soldiers set to sue over wages

Members of the armed forces and emergency services look set to take legal action to have their wages restored to pre-2012 levels after the government suggested it would not raise their pay to the same standard. Representatives of the two groups held talks… … Full News here – Latest News

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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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Three Roma men wanted for shooting, injuring victim over land dispute

Police in Kalamata are searching for three Roma men thought to have shot and injured a 48-year-old acquaintance over a land dispute. The three men are alleged to have opened fire on a car in which their victim and two other people were travelling. Police … … Full News here – Latest News

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7/21/2014: Front Page: Cosco says strike is over

Employees at the Piraeus container terminal resumed work on Saturday morning after going on strike a day earlier to protest working conditions, representatives of Cosco, the Chinese company that manages the port, told the media. According to Cosco,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cosco says strike is over

Employees at the Piraeus container terminal resumed work on Saturday morning after going on strike a day earlier to protest working conditions, representatives of Cosco, the Chinese company that manages the port, told the media. According to Cosco, the st… … Full News here – Latest News

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Ethics chief: Gov. Deal's aide made threat over complaints

Ethics chief: Gov. Deal's aide made threat over complaints ATLANTA | The head of the state ethics commission claims in a memo sent last year that an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal once threatened to thwart legislative efforts to expand the agency's authority unless she made complaints against the governor "go … Full News here […]

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In Athens, street art vents anger over austerity

In Athens, street art vents anger over austerity ATHENS: A giant lion roars against the backdrop of a battered Greek flag in wall art covering the side of a school building in a working-class Athens suburb. The creation is one of many examples of street art across the Greek capital expressing the … Full News […]

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