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Greece faces EU fine over hazardous waste

The European Commission has asked the European Court of Justice to fine Greece for its failure to manage hazardous waste. Full News here – Latest News

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Draghi cheerleads for economy as Greek risk looms over euro area

Mario Draghi can gauge this week whether his optimism in the economy is well-founded. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek PM’s office backs minister over report he signed contracts to rehire sacked staff

Alternate Minister for Administrative Reform Giorgos Katrougalos described press reports over the weekend according to which he signed private contracts with dismissed civil servants foreseeing him pocketing 12 percent of the workers’ salaries as “fraudulent” and “provocative” and received the backing of the Maximos Mansion. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek finance minister angered over missing copy of bailout

Greek finance minister angered over missing copy of bailout Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis attends a parliament session before the vote of an anti-poverty bill, the first piece of legislation from the left-wing government, in Athens, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Tsipras insisted Wednesday his … Full News here – Read more on Belleville News […]

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Pressure mounts on Merkel over Greek war reparations calls

Greek demands for billions of euros in reparations for the brutal Nazi occupation in World War Two may be falling on deaf ears in the German government, but some legal experts say Athens has grounds for a case. Full News here – Latest News

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Entrepreneurs cry foul over 26 pct tax on money sent to states with ‘privileged status’

Local businesspeople expressed strong opposition on Wednesday to the government’s legislative proposal to withhold tax amounting to 26 percent on corporate transactions with companies based in countries such as Bulgaria and Cyprus, asking for its immediate withdrawal. They argued that the clause violates both European Union rules and regulations pertaining to international contracts. Full News […]

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3/16/2015: Front Page: Defense minister chides Schaeuble over comments

Greece’s Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of exercising a form of “psychological warfare” on Greece through his repeated comments about the country. “I do not understand why he criticizes Greece… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek defense minister chides Schaeuble over comments

Greece’s Defense Minister Panos Kammenos (photo) has accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of exercising a form of “psychological warfare” on Greece through his repeated comments about the country. Full News here – Latest News

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Opposition parties condemn SYRIZA over official’s verbal attack on journalist

Greece’s opposition parties have called on SYRIZA and its Attica Governor Rena Dourou to publicly condemn a leftist councillor after she launched a verbal assault on a journalist via Twitter. Full News here – Latest News

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Population drop to raise age of retirement to over 70

Greece’s poor demographic performance is evolving into a major threat for the country’s social security system, as a recent study conducted by the National Actuarial Authority and submitted to the European Commission has shown that the Greek population will shrink dramatically from 11.045 million last year (according to Eurostat) to 8.5 million in 2060. Full […]

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3/7/2015: Front Page: Kasidiaris cleared over live TV attack on Communist MP

Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris was yesterday acquitted of charges of attempted grievous bodily harm against Communist Party deputy Liana Kanelli following a televised brawl in June 2012. An Athens court ruled that the assault was not as severe… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Kasidiaris cleared over live TV attack on Communist MP

Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris on Friday was acquitted of charges of attempted grievous bodily harm against Communist Party (KKE) deputy Liana Kanelli Full News here – Latest News

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Judges call for PPC CEO to be tried over pay rises

A Council of Appeals Court Judges in Athens decided on Wednesday to send the chairman and chief executive officer of Public Power Corporation, Arthouros Zervos (photo), to trial in connection with excessive pay rises granted to 19 senior PPC officials in 2010-12 which cost the company more than 150,000 euros. Full News here – Latest […]

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Judges indict 21 over Skouries gold mine attack

A council of misdemeanor court judges has issued an indictment for 21 suspects to stand trial in connection with an attack on a gold mine in Skouries, Halkidiki, in February 2013. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece to make international protest over Turkey reserving Aegean air space

Greece is protesting Turkey’s move to reserve a large chunk of airspace over the Aegean Sea for military maneuvers until the end of the year, a Greek foreign ministry spokesman says. Full News here – Latest News

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