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10/16/2014: Front Page: Probe into claims of plan to bribe MPs begins

A top-ranking prosecutor yesterday launched an investigation into claims that entrepreneurs close to the government were gathering money to bribe MPs to back the coalition’s candidate for next year’s presidential elections. Deputy appeals court… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Probe into alleged plan to bribe MPs begins

A top-ranking prosecutor on Wednesday launched an investigation into claims that entrepreneurs close to the government were gathering money to bribe MPs into backing the coalition’s candidate for crucial presidential elections early next year. Deputy appe… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/15/2014: Front Page: Plan to tackle shortage of hospital doctors

Doctors at public hospitals will be hired at the same rate as departures and medical staff will not have to work longer hours than the law stipulates, according to legislation being drawn up by the Health Ministry. The Federation of Greek Hospital… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/15/2014: Front Page: Hammering out a contingency plan

on another planet to believe so. To be sure, the political landscape and alliances in Europe are shifting. Italy is on the brink of a huge crisis as the country’s prime minister, Matteo Renzi, appears to be fast exhausting any possibility he has for… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Banks plan to go back to markets

The country’s four systemic banks are contemplating the idea of heading straight to the financial markets if the deferred tax assets issue is not dealt with in time, as is appearing increasingly likely. Kathimerini understands that the lenders are conside… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s Alpha Bank sheds 21 pct of staff via voluntary exit plan

Greece’s fourth-biggest lender Alpha Bank said on Monday that about 21 percent of its 10,000 employees took up a voluntary redundancy offer the bank launched last month as part of moves to cut costs. Alpha had aimed to cut about 15 to 20 percent of its wo… … Full News here – Latest News

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ECB set to grant Greek banks restructuring plan bonus

Greece has won an important concession from the European Central Bank that could help its top four lenders pass a landmark review of the eurozone’s banking sector, three sources familiar with the process told Reuters. The sources said Greece had convinced… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek yields hit two-month high, early bailout exit plan cited

Greek government bond yields rose to their highest level in almost two months on Monday as Athens’ plans for an early exit from the country’s bailout programme raised concerns about its future financing and debt relief. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras last… … Full News here – Latest News

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Doctors, medical staff plan protest action

Doctors and other employees at Greece’s state hospitals are planning nationwide protest action next Wednesday and Thursday, the unions have announced. Protest rallies will be held throughout the country on Wednesday afternoon by medical and workers’ union… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/22/2014: Front Page: Gov’t drafts plan to secure exit from the memorandum

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was in talks with his aides over the weekend in a bid to finalize Greece’s arguments ahead of a crucial meeting in Berlin tomorrow with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, from whom he hopes to secure a message of support… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Gov’t drafts plan to secure exit from memorandum

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was in talks with his aides over the weekend in a bid to finalize Greece’s arguments ahead of a crucial meeting in Berlin on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, from whom he hopes to secure a message of support ahe… … Full News here – Latest News

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ECB outlines new plan that will give more voting power to bigger states

The European Central Bank detailed plans on Thursday for changing the way the eurozone governors vote from next year, curbing smaller economies’ potential influence in favour of big countries, like Germany. The move, triggered by the swelling of the euroz… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/17/2014: Front Page: SYRIZA plan challenged

The Finance Ministry responded yesterday to SYRIZA’s economic program by saying that it would cost several billion euros more than what the opposition party claims and would lead to Greece’s public deficit increasing by around 9 percentage points. A… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Helexpo sell-off plan to be ready by mid-October

Helexpo, the state company that organizes major exhibitions such as the Thessaloniki International Fair, is in the last stages of drawing up its privatization plan. Sources say that the proposal – to be ready within a month and a half – will present two a… … Full News here – Latest News

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Education minister calls for probe into predecessor’s reform plan

Following reports that a plan to reform the tertiary education sector launched in the spring of 2013 failed to lead to millions of euros in savings, Education Minister Andreas Loverdos on Monday called for an immediate assessment of the scheme’s implement… … Full News here – Latest News

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