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11/25/2014: Front Page: Prosecutor seeks trial for 64 in Siemens bribery scandal

A prosecutor recommended yesterday that 64 people face bribery and money laundering charges in connection with the Siemens cashfor-contracts scandal following an eight-year probe that did not, however, implicate any politicians. Financial prosecutor… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Gov’t plays down delay of capital revamp projects

InfrastructureMinister Michalis Chrysochoidis yesterday played down calls by the European Commission for two EU-subsidized regeneration projects for the broader Athens area to be postponed, noting that the EC had simply expressed “reservations” and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Rifle not used before

A Kalashnikov assault rifle used in a shooting at a bar in Piraeus early on Saturday is not connected to any previous attacks, police experts said yesterday following ballistics tests on bullet casings gathered from the scene. A photograph of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Beware of the fallen idols

Akis Tsochatzopoulos, a legendary figure of the Greek socialist movement, a man who came very close to taking over the party that governed the country for half of the time following the fall of the military dictatorship (the period known as… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Crucial talks with troika in Paris

A Greek government delegation is to meet representatives of the country’s troika of international lenders in Paris today for two days of talks aimed at bridging a rift between the two sides and relaunching a stalled economic review in a last-ditch… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/25/2014: Front Page: Biden briefs Anastasiades

US Vice President Joe Biden affirmed Washington’s commitment to the reunification of Cyprus “as a bizonal, bicommunal federation.”The comments were made late Sunday as Biden called Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to brief him about his talks in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Piraeus nightclub shooting leaves 3 seriously injured

All least 14 people were injured – three seriously – early on Saturday when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in the Mikrolimano suburb of Piraeus. The gunman is believed to be an Albanian aged 30 and linked to a string of attacks. Witnesses told… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: No call for more games

Psychological warfare has been a part of the negotiations between the troika and Athens from the very start of the crisis. But the situation is much different now and troika decision-makers should not forget their own share of responsibility. Greece… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: No call for more games

Psychological warfare has been a part of the negotiations between the troika and Athens from the very start of the crisis. But the situation is much different now and troika decision-makers should not forget their own share of responsibility. Greece… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: PASOK nixes Papandreou leadership challenge

The junior coalition partner PASOK rejected over the weekend a proposal by the party’s former leader and ex-premier George Papandreou for the party to call an emergency congress and a subsequent leadership election, warning against “miserable… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Cyprus on agenda in Biden visit to Istanbul

The prospects for the resumption of stalled peace talks on Cyprus and the issue of energy security were among the matters discussed over the weekend by US Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish government officials during a visit by the former to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Extremism from a bygone era

matter how much you may disagree with the tactics occassionally employed by the riot police. Eventually we become inured to the exaggeration, to the hysteria that causes such polarization and destroys any bridge of understanding. We should know by now… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Court to rule on extradition

A London court is expected to decide in the coming weeks whether to approve the extradition of a Greek former judge, Antonia Ilia, amid concerns that conditions at Greek prisons fall short of European standards. Ilia, found guilty by a Greek court of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Climate change to hit farming, coast

The average temperature in Greece is expected to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next 35 years and by up to 4 degrees in the period from 2070 to 2100, experts have told a conference on climate change in Athens. The rise in temperatures will harm… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Troika tests gov’t nerves

Government officials were seeking ways to bridge a rift with the country’s international creditors over the weekend after the budget for 2015 was submitted to Parliament without the troika’s approval. Sources, however, indicated that Athens would… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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