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3/2/2015: Front Page: Spain, Portugal sought to trip up gov’t, Tsipras says

Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday accused governments in Spain and Portugal of working with the conservative opposition at home in a bid to weaken, or even topple, his anti-austerity administration. Addressing SYRIZA’s central… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/2/2015: Front Page: ASEP to remain, says minister

The Education Ministry issued a statement on Saturday denying that it aims to scrap the hiring process for secondary education teachers via the Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection (ASEP). Reports on Thursday suggested that Alternate Education… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/2/2015: Front Page: Three options for the PM

There is one thing of which I am completely certain. If we want Greece to remain a member of the eurozone and to advance, the government faces a Herculean task. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must be daunted by the sheer magnitude of the challenges that… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/2/2015: Front Page: Lenders focus on funding needs

European officials have expressed concern that the Greek government has not consulted with its partners over its plans to bring new legislation to Parliament this week but the greatest focus appears to be on how Athens will cover its immediate funding… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/2/2015: Front Page: Creditors to be consulted over collective bargaining

Greece will consult with its lenders over changes to labor regulations that will reintroduce collective bargaining for Greek workers, Labor Minister Panos Skourletis has told Kathimerini. The government wants to roll back some of the labor market… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Charges filed in connection to loans of 38 million euros

A prosecutor in Athens yesterday filed felony charges against the former executives at the now defunct Proton Bank in connection with loans totaling 38 million euros. The members of the committee responsible for approving loans are accused of breach of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: The beguiling limelight

Too much media exposure is never a good thing and there is no shortage of newcomers in politics who are beguiled by the limelight. What usually comes after this thrall of publicity is the intoxication of public opinion polls, a heady feeling that can… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Police crack down on fake art racket

The National Gallery has been tasked with authenticating 92 paintings seized from the homes of two men accused of running an art forgery racket and allegedly netting 308,000 euros from a buyer. Police yesterday sent the paintings to the same team of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Berlin clears extension as lenders ramp up pressure

There was strong backing in the German Parliament yesterday for the extension of Greece’s loan agreement but reports suggested that the country’s eurozone partners would continue to keep up strong pressure on Athens. Finance Minister Wolfgang… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: A unionist agenda

Maybe Greece will not experience a credit event, “because it is in no one’s interest,” as Minister of State for Coordinating Government Operations Alekos Flambouraris recently assured. Maybe the International Monetary Fund will give Greece an extension… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Split opposition united in criticism of gov’t

Efforts by Greece’s opposition parties New Democracy and PASOK to deconstruct the government’s narrative following a deal with foreign lenders last week are being compromised by internal dissent. Ahead of his party’s crucial parliamentary group… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Museum founder dies at 91

Acclaimed art collector Ion Vorres died yesterday at the age of 91, leaving behind the chief oeuvre of his life, the Vorres Museum in Paiania, eastern Attica. A native of Messinia in the southern Peloponnese, Vorres fought in World War II with the OSS… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: PM sets out first bills

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday set out his government’s immediate legislative plans, while at the same time insisting he would continue to pursue debt relief and refuse to sign a third bailout for Greece. “Some have bet on a third bailout, on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Attica downpour leaves Mandra floundering

The Attica Regional Authority yesterday asked the Civil Protection Authority to declare a state of emergency in Mandra, western Attica, after flash flooding late on Thursday caused widespread damage in the area. A number of cars were swept away during… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/27/2015: Front Page: Vandals spray swastikas

Keratsini Municipality in southern Athens said yesterday that there is still an “open front” with fascists in the area after a monument erected in memory of rapper Pavlos Fyssas, murdered by a Golden Dawn member in September 2013, was vandalized…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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