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9/1/2014: Front Page: Push for cuts in education as merger scheme fails

Finance Ministry officials are pressing the Education Ministry to cut costs after it emerged that a program for merging university and technical college departments failed to save 68 million euros this year, in line with budget targets, Kathimerini has… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/1/2014: Front Page: Protection racket suspected

The last of three suspects linked to the attempted murder of an Australian businessman on the Ionian island of Zakynthos was taken into custody on Saturday, police reported. A 42year-old Bulgarian man and two Greeks, aged 34 and 47 respectively, are… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/1/2014: Front Page: A great president

dent who will boost Greece’s prestige abroad, a personality who will prove luminous and trustworthy on an international level. This is a country that has been greatly discredited over the last few years and which is in need of a leading representative… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/1/2014: Front Page: On final stretch to Paris

Government officials put the finishing touches over the weekend on their strategy for crucial talks with the troika that are to begin in Paris tomorrow. The Greek delegation, which will be led by Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis, has three main… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/1/2014: Front Page: Traveling on public transport gets cheaper

Commuters will pay 20 cents less for tickets allowing them to use all modes of public transportation in Athens as of today, though they will be valid for 70 minutes rather than 90 as was the case previously. The new ticket, priced at 1.20 euros,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Tax burden in Greece among EU’s heaviest, study reveals

Commenting on the findings of a recent Eurostat study titled “Taxation Trends in the European Union,” Alpha Bank has described the obligations of taxpayers in Greece as burdensome. The study disclosed that annual tax revenues derived from capital in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Loaded agenda for Paris talks

The Greeks heading to Paris next week for a series of meetings with the country’s creditor representatives will have a loaded agenda. Led by five ministers, the mission’s objective is to smooth the way for the troika’s next inspection. The outcome of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Labor Ministry launches work experience program for unemployed graduates

Social Security and Welfare Ministry is preparing to launch a work experience program for unemployed youths aged between 18 and 24, through private sector jobs, as part of a new action plan organized by the ministry, dubbed ‘Youth Guarantees.’ Budgeted… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: New deadline for ENFIA tax

Parliament yesterday approved an amendment to the troubled single property tax (ENFIA), which means that taxpayers will not have to pay the levy’s first installment until September 30. Previously, it had been due by the end of August. Yesterday’s vote… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Authorities detain 197 in Aegean, three missing

A total of 138 undocumented immigrants were detained by coast guard officers on the southeastern Aegean island of Symi after their wooden boat foundered on rocks early yesterday in an apparent bid to avoid an inspection by a Latvian coast guard vessel… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Government reacts to Berlin declaration on name dispute

One day after a summit in Berlin called for a swift solution to the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), the government in Athens yesterday confirmed its support of ongoing talks. “Greece supports the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: A few good men

It gives us a great deal of hope that we have a new batch of mayors and regional authorities, as well as university rectors who represent the voice of reason and prudence and are unafraid to stand up to and clash with extreme elements both in society… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Minister assures officials over coastal revamp

A radical overhaul of the southern Athens coast at Faliro Bay will be put to tender in December, Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said yesterday at a meeting with officials from the municipalities affected by the scheme. Chrysochoidis… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Rise in crashes, fall in deaths

Road accidents in the month of June went up by 4 percent compared to the same period last year, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) showed yesterday. The same data, however, showed a drop in the number of people who died on the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Keeping an eye on international developments

The Ukrainian crisis may herald the start of a second Cold War, while there is no shortage of analysts comparing the current international climate to that of 1914 in the runup to World War I. There are others still who see an even more combustible… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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