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10/23/2014: Front Page: Defusing a crisis

The crisis in Cyprus is escalating rapidly and defusing it is an extremely delicate and complicated procedure that will inevitably lead to losses for the weakest of the two sides. The course of bilateral relations between Greece and Turkey in the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/23/2014: Front Page: Cyprus seeks EU reply

Cyprus is to raise the issue of Turkey’s violation of its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) at today’s European Council meeting after Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu raised the specter yesterday of the island being divided into two separate… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Taking care of our key industry

It’s time to face facts: Tourism is the country’s heavy industry. The sector’s considerable contribution has served as a stabilizing factor for the local economy, essentially placing the country back on the path to growth. Athough tourism has been… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Coalition leaders prepare for troika amid sour mood

A dispute betweenNew Democracy and PASOK over civil servants’ salaries continued yesterday, underlining the big task facing Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos as they prepare to meet today to discuss the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Konstantopoulos slams gov’t

Former Synaspismos leader Nikos Konstantopoulos appeared yesterday before the prosecutor investigating allegations of an attempt to bribe MPs before February’s presidential vote. The leftist politicians was called as a witness because he had expressed… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Careful what you wish for

Everyone is in a rush to become prime minister in this country, as if they have not learned a single thing from its political history. While still in opposition, PASOK’s George Papandreou made persistent calls for elections “right now,” as he put it…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Parties at odds over university

The row over whether security guards should check the identity cards of anyone entering the grounds of Athens University heated up yesterday, with the government and SYRIZA trading accusations over a protest against the measure introduced by rector… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/22/2014: Front Page: Government gets behind public-private partnerships

The government has launched a charm offensive to entice municipalities across Greece to use public-private partnerships, or PPPs, to accelerate investment and spur growth in the debt-hit country. Speaking at a conference in Athens yesterday, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/21/2014: Front Page: Doctors’ disiplinary panel needs surgery

The man who is responsible for targeting corruption in Greece’s public administration has raised serious concerns about the effectiveness of the panel meant to discipline public hospital doctors. Speaking to Kathimerini, the general inspector of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/21/2014: Front Page: Ministry wants 4,000 new staff

The Health Ministry wants to hire 4,000 permanent staff, including 1,500 state hospital doctors, next year. It made a written request to the Administrative Reform Ministry yesterday as approval is needed before the hirings can be made. Greece is yet to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/21/2014: Front Page: Majority of Brits back marbles’ return to Athens

The majority of Britons think that their country should return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, a new poll has found. According to the survey, conducted by YouGov, 37 percent of respondents said the ancient sculptures should be given back…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/21/2014: Front Page: Turkey testing Cyprus

Cyprus officials were mulling a response late yesterday after a Turkish survey boat encroached on an area off the island’s southern coast, further escalating tension in the ever-volatile region. The Turkish research vessel Barbaros, escorted by one… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/21/2014: Front Page: Self-opposing coalition

Even though a number of polls see the total percentage of the two ruling parties trailing that of SYRIZA, New Democracy and PASOK are still in government and the leftists in opposition. This means that the three parties should be assessed on the basis… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/21/2014: Front Page: Okeanos becomes second locally made submarine

Members of the crew on the Okeanos, the Hellenic Navy’s newest submarine, look out from the vessel’s tower during yesterday’s launch, which was attended by President Karolos Papoulias and Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos. The submarine’s… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/20/2014: Front Page: Lykoudis goes it alone

Democratic Left (DIMAR) defector Spyros Lykoudis is expected to announce the creation of a new “political initiative” tomorrow. Lykoudis resigned from the party in September over disagreements with Fotis Kouvelis’s leadership. Lykoudis, now an… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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