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12/19/2014: Front Page: New weapons of diplomacy

Hollywood screenwriters couldn’t make it up: That Sony, one of the world’s biggest film producers, would be forced to pull a comedy about the assassination of North Korea’s dictator after a threeweek assault by unidentified hackers who leaked sensitive… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/19/2014: Front Page: Court casts doubt on university transfers

The transfer of thousands of university students between institutions has been put in fresh doubt after the Council of State suspended the process at the architecture departments of Athens and Aristotle universities. Education Minister Andreas… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/18/2014: Front Page: Hunger striker returned from hospital to prison

A week after ending a 31-day hunger strike, the anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos was discharged from an Athens hospital and transferred back to Attica’s high-security Korydallos Prison. The 21-year-old launched a hunger strike on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/18/2014: Front Page: Good sense must prevail

Greece is just one step away from what could turn out to be a big and prolonged mess. The election of a new president to replace Karolos Papoulias by this Parliament is absolutely essential to the country’s chances of maintaining its growth momentum… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/18/2014: Front Page: Universities ask state to reverse mobility scheme

Rectors representing the country’s largest universities yesterday appealed to the government to take immediate action to relieve operational problems at the institutions that have been caused by troika-mandated funding cuts, a rash of student transfers… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/18/2014: Front Page: A pointless battle

What is to the point is that the government once more dragged itself behind the political strategy drawn by SYRIZA and ultimately linked the election of a new president to the stability of the country, arguing that failure to vote in a new head of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/18/2014: Front Page: EX-GD MP granted bail

Former Golden Dawn MP Stathis Boukouras was released from pre-trial custody yesterday following a ruling by the council of appeals judges. Boukouras, who now stands as an independent in Parliament, was yesterday ordered by judges to post 10,000 euros… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/18/2014: Front Page: Thessaloniki metro off track again

The troubled project to construct a metro system in Thessaloniki, which is already several years behind schedule, could be set for another blow as the consortium building the underground transport system yesterday asked for its contract to be torn… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/17/2014: Front Page: Moscovici points to EC ‘preferences’ in Greece

Rounding off a two-day visit to Athens yesterday, European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged authorities to push through pending economic reforms and indicated that Brussels has “its preferences” in which governments it wants to deal… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/17/2014: Front Page: High stakes

Greece is going to have a crucial date with history in about three months from now, irrespective of whether or not 180 MPs end up voting for a new president and general elections are avoided. We should not forget this, even if everyone’s attention is… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/17/2014: Front Page: Employees protest reforms

Civil servants’ union ADEDY has called a three-hour Attica-wide work stoppage, from noon tomorrow, demanding the rehiring of dismissed public sector workers and the abolition of a troika-mandated mobility scheme as well as other reforms. ADEDY has… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/17/2014: Front Page: Amphipolis most searched word by Greeks on Google

The uncovering of the Alexander the Greatera tomb at Amphipolis in northern Greece is the subject that most intrigued Greek web users, according to statistics made public yesterday by Google. According to the search engine, Amphipolis was the most… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/17/2014: Front Page: First vote a litmus test

The first of possibly three presidential ballots will take place this evening, with the government expecting its candidate, Stavros Dimas, to receive at least 161 of 300 MPs’ votes, which will be short of the 200 needed but a basis for the coalition to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/16/2014: Front Page: Economy runs risk of ‘irreparable damage,’ warns Stournaras

Governor Yannis Stournaras (right) warned yesterday of the risk of ‘irreparable damage to the Greek economy’ from ongoing political uncertainty and the resulting reduction of liquidity in the market. Speaking at an event in Athens, Stournaras said that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/16/2014: Front Page: Police crack ring issuing fake disability certificates

Seven suspects have been arrested on suspicion of running a ring that issued fake disability certificates, allowing their clients to cash an estimated 700,000 euros in illegal benefits, police said yesterday. So far authorities have evidence of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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